Grant Writer & Policy Coordinator

City of New Haven

Are you passionate about securing funding for impactful initiatives and policies that benefit a thriving community. Are you skilled in navigating the intricacies of grant applications and policy development. If so, we have a critical opportunity for you to make a meaningful difference as the Grant Writer and Policy Coordinator for the City of New Haven. As the Grant Writer and Policy Coordinator, you will play a pivotal role in identifying and securing funding opportunities aligned with the mission and goals of the City of New Haven.

This multifaceted position demands a keen understanding of grant writing, policy coordination, and strategic planning to effectively support and advance the city’s mission. Together, we can work towards building a stronger, more vibrant city that thrives on the power of innovation and collaboration. Grant Writing and Submission: You will be the driving force behind crafting compelling grant applications following federal, state, and private agency guidelines. Your expertise in grant writing will be instrumental in securing the necessary funds for various projects and programs.

Feasibility Assessment: Conducting thorough assessments of potential grants, you will determine the feasibility of each opportunity, ensuring that the projects align with the city’s mission and vision while maximizing chances of success. Grant Policy Recommendations: Your strong capacity for grant policy recommendations will be instrumental in shaping the city’s approach to funding, ensuring adherence to relevant regulations and guidelines. Collaboration and Interpersonal Skills: Effective communication and interpersonal skills will be vital as you collaborate with City of New Haven Coordinators, Department Heads, Fiscal Staff, and external stakeholders. Building positive working relationships will be essential for successful grant coordination and implementation.

Hybrid remote options may be available once work routines are established. Minimum requirements include:Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor s degree in public or business administration, or a related field; three to five years of experience in grant writing. Knowledge of federal, state, and local requirements for grant submissions and contractual processes. Knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration.

Knowledge of operational procedures within government organizations. High level of independent research skills. High level of oral and written communication skills, including public speaking skills. INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY:In order to be considered for this title, you must apply during the posting period via the online application portal.

1) Go to First-time users will click “New User Registration” and create your Applicant Profile3) Click on available job postings and Apply Online. You will need a valid, working email address to apply. If you experience technical difficulties in the online application process, please contact our office at 203-###-#### or email …@newhavenct. gov.

Accepting applications through 08/18/23; may be extended


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