Job Opportunity

Philanthropy Manager/Grant Writer


The Institute for Integrative Health (TIIH) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that provides an environment for innovative thinking on health and healthcare, fosters global collaborations, and facilitates the testing and implementation of novel solutions. The Philanthropy Manager/Grant Writer must be a motivated, self-directed individual who is willing to be an integral player in raising funds to support the organization’s growth plan. S(he) must be comfortable working in a dynamic environment, providing input across all fundraising activities.

Broad Functions:

The Philanthropy Manager/Grant Writer will work with the Director of Development and other staff members and is responsible for writing grants and proposals for both unrestricted operating revenue and restricted projects, and for submitting timely and accurate reports for all existing grant funded projects. Additionally, S(he) will assist with the planning, organization, and implementation of key fundraising events and activities related to prospect development and donor relations. Knowledge of or experience in the field of health or integrative medicine is a plus.

Position Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources.

Perform prospect research on foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants.

Work with the director of development and other staff members to prepare information necessary to report to corporate/foundation funders on current grant programs.

Comply with all grants reporting as required by foundation/corporate donors.

Provide stewardship to current donors to provide regular written updates (newsletters etc.) to corporate and foundation donors.

Manage, plan, and/or assist with key fundraising events.

Understanding of the Institute’s history and programs.

Maintain current records in Raiser’s Edge and in paper files, including grant tracking and reporting.

Track statistics relevant to development and provide the Institute with written materials necessary for donor stewardship.

Work with the director of development and other staff to provide development input for all written Institute materials (including Annual Report, newsletters, appeals, etc.).

Assist with fundraising event planning.

Assist with other fundraising projects as requested.

Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Skills:

Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals.

Experience writing grants; knowledge of integrative health, health, or public health preferred.

Strong editing skills.

Attention to detail.

Ability to meet deadlines.

Knowledge of fundraising information sources.

Experience with proposal writing and institutional donors.

Knowledge of basic fundraising techniques.

Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for fundraising prospect research.

Experience with thon-type events including walk-a-thons, etc.

Strong contributor in team environments.


The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 years’ experience and demonstrated experience in grant writing and event management. In addition, S (he) will have previous non-profit fundraising experience handling multiple projects and working in deadline-driven environments. Incumbent will have solid interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills. Knowledge and experience with donor databases (preferably Raiser’s Edge) and events. Knowledge of or experience in health, integrative health, or public health is highly desirable.

Other Requirements

  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks, such as using a keyboard on computer equipment.
  • Ability to lift and carry certain items weighing up to and including 25 lbs.
  • Reliable transportation required to transport Institute marketing materials at conferences, fairs, etc.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends. 

To Apply:

Please send cover letter and resume to C. Scott at careers[at] No phone calls, please. For more information regarding our programs and activities, please explore our website.