Program: Fallon Tribal Health Center Salary Grade: GS – 17
Supervisor: Health Director Salary Range: $24.57 – $29.33
FLSA Status:  Exempt      Non-Exempt      Public Safety Position Type: Regular Full-Time



This position is responsible for researching, developing and writing grant proposals and funding/donations inquiries and letters to support Fallon Tribal Health Center (FTHC) programs and services to the various tribal communities, as well as tracking and monitoring proposals, their deadlines and requirements.



  1. Research, develop and write inquiries, letters, proposals and other fundraising documents.
    1. Monitors and tracking federal, state, and local governmental grants using, outreach to granting agencies, etc.
    2. Research and identify potential donors, following-up on leads, reading health care and health care policy periodicals, and analyzing funding reference tools such as annual reports, foundation directories, and IRS 990’s.
    3. Develops and writes comprehensive applications, proposals, and other request concepts in conjunction with FTHC Management Team and associated staff, as well as coordinating with tribal leaders from the Fallon, Lovelock, and Yomba Tribes.
    4. Write accurate and interesting inquiries, letters and proposals requesting funds from individual, corporate and foundation prospects. Write acknowledgement letters and reports to corporate and foundation donors.
    5. Identify new funders to support FTHC programs. Meet with program staff, tribal personnel, and community members to determine funding needs and program planning.
    6. Plans activities in timely manner, allowing time for entire review process before applicable deadlines and ensures that all submissions and correspondences is completed on time.


  1. Track and monitor proposals, their deadlines, and requirements.
    1. Maintain tracking system for grants, renewals, and report deadlines.
    2. Monitor results of written requests, such as proposal acceptance rate.
    3. Coordinate the efforts of key staff members to ensure that documents are completed by the specified deadlines.


  1. Maintain accurate records.
    1. Maintain accurate and updated records of funding agencies, donors, and prospects including copies of correspondence, proposals, reports, and notes on significant phone conversations or donor visits.
    2. Work in conjunction with tribal staff to ensure that grants, funds, and gifts are inputted into the Tribe’s financial management system.
  2. Additional duties.
    1. Regularly creates engaging written and visual content to share on social media to help generate interest in donations and gifts, as well as funded activities.
    2. Promote FTHC services and programs on social media and website for funded projects and donations.
    3. Assist with writing for public relations materials including annual reports, newsletters, press releases, and other publications.
    4. Other job-related duties as assigned by the supervisor.



  1. Knowledge of health service program planning is preferred.
  2. Strong organizational, interpersonal, computer, and research skills.
  3. Ability to write accurate, compelling narrative that uses grammar and spelling correctly.
  4. Ability to multitask and perform under deadlines and changing schedules.
  5. Possess exceptional writing and editorial skills with the ability to communicate the goals and aims of the Tribe to outside funding sources in a manner that invites successful funding of requests.
  6. Maintain a high level of activity without daily supervision and consistently meet deadlines.
  7. Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point.
  8. Ability to successfully submit grants by deadlines and maintain productivity of proposal submissions.



(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 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)

  1. 4-Year college degree in Health, Public, or Business Administration or other relevant course of study.
  2. Minimum 3 years’ experience; prefer 5 years’ experience writing funding proposal or corporate/non-profit fundraising.





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