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


PO Box 1794DesotoDesoto, TX 75123


Purpose: the purpose of the Grant Writing Volunteer is to develop and write grant proposals to grant-making organizations and persuasively communicate Heart of Courage's mission and programs to potential funders.

❖ It’s flexible - we’ll work with your schedule
❖ Partially virtual position


  • College degree, preferred
  • Knowledge of grant application process & writing of proposals
  • Knowledge of various grant programs available to nonprofit organizations
  • Excellent research, writing, and communication skills
  • Self-motivated, reliable, organized and thorough
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines for grant opportunities
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the CEO to research grant programs and plans and draft funding proposals & applications
  • Work closely with the CEO to develop and implement an annual development plan/strategy to increase annual grant income
  • Assemble/submit grant requests, including letters, proposals, budgets, and presentations
  • Edit draft applications for accuracy, completeness, and clarity
  • Provide timely advice and information on funding opportunities, requirements, and procedures

Volunteers with Heart of Courage will acquire front-line position experience in a volunteer-run organization. As a new organization, volunteers for Heart of Courage will gain knowledge in non-profit development and start-up experience. Our volunteers are vital to the growth of our organization, each person is treated with respect and their skill-set is held at the highest regard to accomplish tasks that inspire each person.

Please submit a resume and a letter explaining why you are interested and how you believe you can assist Heart of Courage to


  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Business Development

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Flexible

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