Job Responsibilities

  • Work with the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Development Officer to secure funds from corporations, mid-sized businesses, foundations, and government sources.
  • Identify, research, solicit corporations, mid-sized businesses, foundations, and government sources of funding.
  • Lead proposal development and grant review processes.
  • Source proposal requirements and submission deadlines and maintain report deadline calendar.
  • Meet with all departments as required to develop proposals, maintain and compile reporting data.
  • Write, edit, proofread, and submit applications and budgets. Coordinate preparation, assembly, and delivery of proposal documents.
  • Follow up reports to Food Bank, corporations, businesses, foundations, and government funders as required.
  • Participate in and support Food Bank special events.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Communications or Professional Writing and five years related experience in grant writing; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of Word Processing software; Desktop Publishing; Spreadsheet software; Accounting software; Development software; Internet software; Project Management software and Database software.
  • Excellent grant writing, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills.
  • Take initiative to make recommendations, identify and resolve issues. Proven ability to meet critical deadlines and attain goals.
  • Valid drivers’ license.

Ready to Apply?

Email your cover letter and resume to, fax to 412-460-0418 (Attn: Human Resources), or mail them to Human Resources, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, 1 N Linden St., Duquesne, PA 15110. The Food Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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