Grant Coordinator Internship


Cause Areas


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


1217 6th AvenueSeattle, WA 98101


Plymouth Healing Communities is seeking a Grant Coordination Intern. This position will closely work with the Executive Director to research, write and administer private, corporate and foundational grants.

Essential Functions:

  • Grant Research
    • Work closely with the Executive Director to understand unfunded programming needs
    • Research and identify possible grant opportunities that are in alignment with Plymouth Healing Communities’ programs, mission, goals and strategic plan
    • Research and compile relevant statistical data to support program needs
    • Gather up-to-date information on federal, state, and local trends and issues that affect those affected by mental illness and homelessness
    • Initiate contact with foundations that support homelessness and mental illness in the Seattle and Pacific Northwest area
  • Grant Support
    • Draft letters of intent and proposals for identified grants
    • Write and compile materials for grant applications in compliance with funder requirements
    • Assist with proofreading and editing of final grant documents
  • Grant Administration
    • Create an annual schedule of grant deadlines
    • Monitor and update grant timelines
    • Update SalesForce donor database with funder contact and other pertinent information
    • Scan documents and file appropriately


  • Be passionate about the mission of Plymouth Healing Communities
  • Excellent communication, writing and proofreading skills
  • Sense of urgency
  • Ability to prioritize projects and assignments and meet deadlines
  • Exceptional organization skills and outstanding attention to detail
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications
  • Proficiency with internet research
  • Ability to learn SalesForce
  • Able to work well independently and as part of a team


  • Plymouth Healing Communities Executive Director

Time Commitment:

A minimum commitment of one year is required.

Scheduling is flexible and the number of hours required is 8 - 10 hours per week.


  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Data Entry

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • One year committment of 8-10 hours per week.

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