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Franklin AveMinneapolis, MN 55414


The grant writer will work with the Executive Director and other TCFJ staff to search for grants and apply for grant funding to cover operating costs and special projects for TC Food Justice. The goal of this position will be for the volunteer to develop writing skills and gain experience in submitting grants and writing budgets for projects. The grant writer will work with TCFJ staff to identify projects/items that need funding, and seek out grants for these purposes. The grant writer may also work with staff to coordinate/run occasional fundraiser events if needed.

If you are interested, please write a statement (200 words or less) on why you feel you would be a good fit for the role and why you would like to get more involved with TCFJ. If you are interested in more than one position, please write a statement for each. You can send these statements to TCFJ’s Executive Director, Sam Carlson, at scarolync@gmail.com. The deadline for applying for these positions is October 8th at12pm. The estimated weekly time commitment for these positions is approximately 5-10 hours per week. This can usually be anytime -- evenings, weekends, weekdays... You can work from anywhere. For the lead volunteer and grant writer positions, you would attend staff meetings every other week (1 hour long), at least 1x per month.

In addition to your 200 word statement on why you feel like you would be a good fit for this role, please submit a writing sample to the following question... "Consider a non-profit or program you're familiar with. In 200 words or less, describe the community needs or problems to be addressed by this project/organization."


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Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • 5-10 hours
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