Grant Writer For Young Organization

Cause Areas


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


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


The Hope Zone just celebrated its third anniversary and is ready to start expanding! We are currently looking for a grant writer who shares our passion for impacting families from all backgrounds and walks of life.

Position Duties:

  • Work closely with the Executive Director to formalize a development plan, identify funding sources, and determine THZ’s eligibility for funding opportunities.
  • Work with the Executive Director and Board to get THZ’s name and mission top of mind with potential funders.

  • Generate proposals and supporting documents in response to funding guidelines.

  • Maintain funding calendar and records in Salesforce to track upcoming deadlines, proposals, and reports required by funders.

  • Write reports to government, corporations, foundations and other funders.

Skills Needed:
  • Outstanding research skills are essential.

  • Excellent written communication skills.

  • Ability to understand both the needs of THZ and the organization offering the grant money.

  • Experience or knowledge of the health/wellness, human development/family studies, or urban studies would be helpful.

  • Great organizational skills.

  • Outstanding computer skills

Educational Preferences
  • A bachelor's degree in communications, English, professional writing or a similar major is preferred but not required.
  • Familiarize yourself with The Hope Zone's programs, goals and financial needs.


  • Technical Writing
  • Reporting & Dashboards
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Public Relations

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • varies as grant deadlines come and go

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