The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department seeks an experienced Grants Writing Coordinator in a contractor capacity to find and procure grants. The contractor may work onsite at the Health Department in Lexington, Kentucky or may work remotely. The Health Department will consider contracts with individuals or with businesses to fill this need.
The objectives and scope of work are as follows:
Plan, organize and coordinate grant related activities for the Health Department
Research and identify grant opportunities that align with health department programs and services
Identify all requirements of grant opportunities to ensure completeness and accuracy of submissions
Write effective and competitive grant proposals in order to secure funding for the health department
Minimum of two years' experience researching, developing, and submitting grant proposals
Demonstrated experience in obtaining grants from non-profits, charities, government, and other philanthropic organizations
The deadline to submit proposals is October 2, 2018. For more information about the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department, visit our website www.lexingtonhealthdepartment.org.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: GRANTSCOORD
About Lexington Fayette County Health Department
Helping You Be Well... The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department (LFCHD) is an independent public health agency charged with helping Lexington be well since 1904 and proudly nationally accredited since 2014. Vision: The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is a recognized leader in health promotion, health protection, personal health care and prevention of disease. Mission: The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department will improve the health of the community. In 2014 LFCHD became nationally accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board, continued quality improvement, vaccinated 216 children, provided nutritious foods, education and referrals, provided safe and sanitary establishments when dining out, enforced the Clean Indoor Act, protected 462 Lexington pets against rabies and protected 1,921 Lexingtonians against the flu. Additionally, LFCHD responded to more than 800 reports of disease and illnesses in Fayette County, provided 2,951 TB clinical service visits, provided 5,596 HANDS home visits to first-time moms and dads, promoted the evidenced-based diabetes prevention program, provided training to about 600 licensed child care providers, improved the nutritio...n of adults and children, helped individuals quit using tobacco, eliminated health inequities, remained attentive to the health of more than 40,000 public school students, and was awarded with a Bluegrass Wellness at Work Healthiest Places to Work Award. LFCHD is committed to providing essential Public Health services and we employ a diversified staff of approximately 160 employees.