Non-Clinical Careers at Lifespan

Development Grants Writer Job

Job Number: LCS11014

Job Title: Development Grants Writer

Department: Development Office - 0014850

Facility: Corporate Headquarters

Location: Providence, RI

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, communications, journalism, or related.

Two to three years related experience in grant writing or related field. Experience in development or healthcare preferred.


The Development Grants Writer reports to the CDO of The Miriam Hospital Foundation and the CDO of the Newport Hospital Foundation. Under general direction, writes foundation grant proposals and manages donor prospect portfolio. Cultivates network of relationships among Lifespan clinical staff to facilitate development of grant proposals with overall goal of increasing foundation philanthropic support. Collaborates with foundation relations staff in identifying prospects and develops strategic approach to maximize opportunities for private foundation grant revenue. Works on additional projects utilizing proposal writing skills and foundation relations best practices in support of fundraising goals at either affiliate.