Grant Writer for Music-Language program for children with Autism and delayed speech development

Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

Developmental Speech-Language Training Through Music for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders


Earth Rights Institute is supporting the development of a Music-Language interactive program for children with Autism and other speech development delays, based on a clinically proven neurological music therapy. We are in need of funding for program testing, assessments, training and scholarships for needy families. There are many possible grant foundations and we are seeking help in selecting and submitting grant proposals.

Responsibilities: Research grant funding sources, write inquiry letters and grant proposals, work directly with the founder and creator of music-language programs and games to support children and other populations with learning disabilities including Autism.

The areas of interest for funding include: health and education, early learning opportunities, family support, music therapy, language development, child psychology, neuroscience, autism, ed tech/med tech, games, and related topics.

Skills required: database management, effective writing skills, good communicator and notetaker, self directed in completing tasks. Very helpful if you already have experience in grant writing.

An opportunity of experiencing the full process of this cutting edge business, helping a needy demographic. Work closely with the Director, get real experience in the non-profit work and build a portfolio of examples of work. Other benefits are letters of recommendation, internship hours, and possibility to turn into a future employment.

Time commitment: Starts at 5-10 hrs/week, indefinite period with possibility of becoming a paid position, can be local in Los Angeles area or virtual, with frequent internet communication.

Send a bio, cover letter and references to:

David Sonnenschein,


  • Child Development
  • Special Needs
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Market Research / Analysis

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • 5-10 hours/week

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