Health Program Planner/Grant Writer - Ravenswood Family Health Center

Under the direction of the Director of Development, Planning & Evaluation, Ravenswood Family Health Center’s (RFHC) Health Program Planner/Grant Writer will be responsible for each of the following areas: 1) develop, plan, write, and package grant applications and grant reports for a variety of health care programs; 2) strengthen resources and funding for RFHC’s health care programs; and 3) increase awareness about the organization and its work among patients, partners, funders, etc.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

In accordance with RFHC Policies and Procedures:

  • Work closely with the Director of Development, Planning & Evaluation to develop, plan, write, and package grant proposals (narrative, budgets, logic models, scopes of work, etc.) for new and existing health care programs. This includes meeting with/interviewing RFHC’s directors, managers, and staff; partner organizations; and other stakeholders involved in the programs.

  • Regularly check-in with key persons involved in funded health care programs to help monitor alignment of project progress, deliverables, and timeline.

  • Develop and write reports for funded health care programs, including meeting with/interviewing RFHC’s directors, managers, and staff regarding progress of grant funded projects and working with RFHC’s data department to generate data for reports.

  • Collect and analyze data and conduct research to create needs assessments for health care programs.

  • Identify funding opportunities for health care programs via internet research and document reviews.

  • Help develop written content for annual reports, print newsletters, press releases, brochures, marketing collateral, presentations, and handouts for a broad range of internal (staff, board members, etc.) and external (funders, donors, patients, news media, public officials, etc.) audiences.

  • Provide responsive, professional customer service to funders, donors, members of the press, public officials, partner organizations, etc., including satisfying requests for information and scheduling meetings.

Reports To:

Director of Development, Planning & Evaluation

FLSA Status:


Qualifications & Skills:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited university in public health, city and regional/urban planning, public policy, social work, health care administration, business or public administration, or related field highly desired

  • Minimum of two to three years of writing grant proposals and reports independently required

  • Demonstrated ability to write independently and organize and present information clearly and concisely

  • Knowledge of data collection and research techniques

  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently, while also being a team player

  • Demonstrated ability to independently determine priorities, juggle multiple projects and meet deadlines

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (especially Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook)

To Apply:

Qualified Applicants submit resumes to: or FAX: 650.321.8576