AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Grant Writer

US-CA-Los Angeles
Req No
Regular Full-Time




Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees?


If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you!


Founded in 1987, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the nation. Our mission is to provide cutting edge medicine and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Through our healthcare centers, pharmacies, health plan, research and other activities, AHF provides access to the latest HIV treatments for all who need them.


AHF’s core values are to be:


• Patient-Centered

• Value Employees

• Respect for Diversity

• Nimble

• Fight for What’s Right



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Essential Duties & Responsibilities


Reports to the Director of Grants.

  • Manages time-sensitive grant/proposal submission process by coordinating all tasks needed to be completed
  • Collaborates with program staff to create compelling and accurate grant proposals reflective of program data which showcases attainment in service provision
  • Conducts demographic data research, analyzes clinic level data and requests data analysis from IT department and clinic staff, as needed
  • Responsible for writing primary components of grant application narrative with the final submitted for review by supervisor
  • Composes written correspondence to funders, program staff and pertinent management staff for submission of RFP related questions and information gathering
  • Manages, reviews and prepares all ancillary materials to accompany grants (financial data, bios, required forms, attachments, etc.)
  • Collaborates with the Grants Coordinator to ensure the accuracy and completeness of grant applications
  • Works with the management team and program staff to develop proposal/program goals; works with finance staff for budget preparation
  • Responsible for maintaining computer and hard files of all pertinent documentation
  • Ability to represent AHF at bidder’s conferences with professionalism and sensitivity to location/context specific considerations. Attendance will be on an as needed basis with prior approval from supervisor.
  • Supports Grants Coordinator with grant development duties when needed and as assigned by supervisor
  • Other duties as assigned


Participation in AHF Meetings/Committees

Coordinates meetings with program staff for information gathering

Consultative meetings with program managers to garner support in pursuing funding opportunities

Collaborates with grants administration department to specify financial needs of proposed program and assist in budget development


Supervisory Responsibilities




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience

BA/BS from a four-year college and three years of experience with grants and contracts or MPH.  Experience with HIV or health grants a plus.  Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Advanced knowledge in federal/state funding opportunities including Ryan White program.

Ability to effectively manage time and priorities.

Advanced knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment programs.


Writing Skills

Excellent writing and impeccable editing skills and demonstrated ability to write, edit and/or revise a range of technical communications.


Computer/Software Skills & Abilities

Solid computer skills and proficiency in word processing, data base management, spreadsheets, presentation software and Internet research tools.


Language Skills

Ability to read RFPs/RFAs with attention to detail.

Ability to formulate written and verbal communications with utmost professionalism.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. 

Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Mathematical Skills

Basic Skills:  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Reasoning Ability

High Skills:  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Other Skills & Abilities/Qualifications

  • Ability to plan, prioritize and follow through within a given timeframe is critical
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with a diverse group under pressure
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Highly organized with exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate with and understand the requirements of professional staff in AHF’s areas of specialty
  • Ability to travel as needed.  Travel may be local or domestic depending on AHF’s operations.
  • Ability to work under deadline


We at AIDS Healthcare Foundation believe that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status or disability. The right of equal employment opportunity extends to recruiting, hiring selection, transfer, promotion, training and all other conditions of employment.


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