The purpose of a grant writer cover letter is basically to outline the candidate’s interest in the position and the hiring organization, detailing how and why the candidate is suitable for the job. In order to build a cover letter that fulfills this purpose, a job seeker needs to put some extra effort.

In your letter, mention some of your skills and accomplishments in the middle paragraph which will create a grand advertisement of your potential. Once the employers see your achievements they gauge your potential.


Grant Writer Cover Letter Sample


Avery Benjamin
603 Spencer Ave
Bronx, NY 89434
(003) 222-3333

May 7, 2016

Ms. Fiona Jeffery
HR In Charge
American Heart Foundation
87 Duane Street
Bronx, NY 89434


Dear Ms. Jeffery:

I am writing to state my interest in the position of Grant Writer at American Heart Foundation. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, excellent writing skills and 5+ years’ hands-on experience, I am equipped with all the competencies demanded by the position.

My following qualifications perfectly meet your needs:

● Proven ability to develop remarkable, flawless and highly pragmatic project designs with budget and timeline details and present the same to the potential funding party.

● Substantial knowledge of and capability of maintaining effective relations with funding parties and sponsors.

● Well versed in MS office suite, automated letter writing, database handling, project developing software, email and internet usage.

I have an inborn capability of conducting effective, fruitful and compelling communication with the potential funding parties. Apart from the skills and qualifications matched above for your convenience, I possess many more relevant capabilities detailed in the enclosed resume that make me a fit for this position. I would be delighted to get a chance of sharing those with you in an interview.

Thank you for your time and consideration.



Avery Benjamin

Encl. Resume