Your skills are needed and wanted (Grant Writer Needed)


Cause Areas


Wed Apr 04, 2018 - Sat Jun 30, 2018


1530 DeKalb Ave NE AAtlanta, GA 30307


We strongly support inclusiveness and encourage immigrants, refugees, LGBTQ+, individuals with (dis)abilities, and traditionally marginalized communities to apply

JOB TITLE: Grant Writer

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

TIME COMMITMENT: Part Time/Virtual (Just need help getting the organization off the ground)

Position Summary

The Grant Writer prepares the agency’s process for government and private foundation grant submissions; performs research to identify likely grant sources; distributes information internally to agency staff and externally to grant sources in support of grant requirements; and coordinates the annual reporting requirements for all executed grant contract Throughout the grants process the Grant Writer/Coordinator interfaces closely with the Accounting and Fundraising department.

In this advocacy, our efforts may be great, but they are not enough yet. We are a young organization and our immediate goals is to build the foundation in which we plan to kick start our initiatives in communities in Atlanta.

Our programs at HYPE, which involve community service, HIV education and care, and self and social empowerment, should materialize today to ensure sustainability and long-term benefits. Your knowledge and skills can help us make that possible.

Essential Functions

1. Research grant sources (government and private) compatible with H.Y.P.E. to Empowers, Inc. Mission, values and programs in support of the agency’s strategic and program goals.

2. Coordinate the development of grant requests by establishing timelines outlining tasks, assignments and deadlines.

3. Draft and edit grant proposals, checking for completeness against grant instructions, spelling, grammar and style. Format agency budget to meet grant sources’ budget requirements.

4. Help Develop grant budgets.

Agency Culture

The business and social environment we operate in has changed. What worked yesterday may not work today and will likely not work tomorrow. To succeed, we must incorporate new ways of thinking and embrace new practices. As part of our individual and agency cultural change process, it is critical that all associated with H.Y.P.E. to Empower, Inc. aspire to this.

Education, Experience, and Skills Required

1. Excellent organizational skills needed. Must be able to prioritize responsibilities properly and handle multiple tasks relating to concurrent grant and development projects.

2. Excellent written and oral skills

3. Demonstrated proficiency with computers, particularly Windows 7 and Microsoft Office Suite 2010. Familiarity with databases; ability to develop budgets and program in Excel; and ability to fully utilize Outlook required.

4. Friendly and helpful attitude. Ability to work closely with other volunteer board, volunteer Executive Director to ensure positive, constructive environment within the program or department, and throughout the agency.

Please Contact:

LaMar Yarborough


We strongly support inclusiveness and encourage immigrants, refugees, LGBTQ+, individuals with (dis)abilities, and traditionally marginalized communities to apply


  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Technical Writing
  • Project Management
  • Fundraising
  • Capacity Planning

Good Match For

People 55+

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