Grant Writer (Remote Volunteer)

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Posted 6 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

Grant Writer (Volunteer)*Note: The following is an opportunity for flexible, part-time, volunteer work. Please DO NOT APPLY if you are only looking for paid employment.* This is a remote-from-home position.WhoWhatWhy is seeking inquisitive, outside-the-box thinkers to join our team of Grant Writers. Do you have the ability to gather and analyze information and perform comprehensive background research on high net worth individuals? Can you clearly communicate an organization's value to prospective foundations? This role will support a fast-growing journalism nonprofit's fundraising development work. WhoWhatWhy offers qualified applicants a chance to work with smart and talented individuals committed to producing great content in the public interest.Check out You'll quickly see that we're a credible solution to the raging debate over whether the news is "fake" or not," with agenda-free research and publishing bracingly fresh analysis. Not left-wing, not right-wing, not consensus-seeking. We just want the truth - whatever it is. And because we're straight to the point, we make clear that we're looking for volunteers - skilled volunteers. Yes, we're a nonprofit that wasn't funded by a zillionaire. Yes, we decline to accept corporate ads. Because of that, we look for volunteers - with the possibility, down the road, of some modest compensation. Can you commit a minimum of 10-15 hours a week, working remotely on your own schedule with our far-flung, diverse team? If so, read on. Job DutiesDrafting proposals, grant application narratives, and budgets and collaborate to finalize with development and the Executive Director Submitting grant applications; Furnishing prospective funders with supporting documents.Executing thank you letters and facilitating grant contracts/agreements; Ensuring acknowledgement of funders/investors via website, e-newsletter, and social media.Developing relationships and collaborations with key stakeholdersDisplaying adherence to organization's missionIdentifying grant funding opportunities.Maintaining records in the Salesforce database.Qualifications3+ years grant writing experienceStrong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals.Excellent knowledge of fundraising information sources.Strong people skillsExcellent organizational skillsAbility to meet deadlinesPerksChannel your passion in a stimulating environmentLearn the nuts and bolts of nonprofit operations in an up-and-coming organizationDevelop new skills and gain valuable experience that can enhance your professional trajectoryDo amazing work on a flexible, part-time basisHave fun while you make a difference Expectations You will work remotely and on your own schedule, and we require a minimum commitment of 10-15 hours a week. (Though doing more is not discouraged!) Because our staff is spread throughout the world, we communicate mostly through Slack and email, and team members are requested to be highly responsive in a timely manner. If you possess a high level of self-motivation, work well independently but also have strong collaboration skills and enjoy the opportunity to partner with other leaders, and can commit quality time per week on a regular basis to help achieve team goals, we'd like to hear from you.To Apply We will not review applications that appear to be mass submissions. To apply, send your resume and a customized cover letter explaining why you're a good fit for this position. If there is no option to attach a cover letter, please send a cover letter to . You should confirm your understanding that this is, initially, a volunteer position. Thanks!