Grant Writing Intern

Cause Areas


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


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


Job Summary


3K9 Working Dogs,Inc. is offering a unique opportunity for a volunteer or intern working within a 501C. This position assists in various aspects of grant writing and research to help secure funding for 3K9 Working Dog, Inc's programs. This opportunity is an ideal fit for a college student with strong writing and research skills who is interested in exploring nonprofit fundraising.

Reports to: Owner, Head Trainer, and/or Volunteer Co-Ordinator.

Hours: 10-15 hours per week. Flexible schedule within established guidelines.

Term of Position: Requires a 12-week commitment and can be renewed based on mutual agreement.

Essential Functions:

Grant Research

  • Identify grant opportunities that are a strong fit with 3K9 Working Dogs, Inc.'s programs and relevant to the company’s mission, goals, and strategic plan, including grants available this year and future grant prospects.
  • Gather up-to-date information on federal, state, and local trends and issues that affect service animal programs and clients.

Grant Support

  • Secure supporting data, documentation, and letters of support to enhance grant applications.
  • Draft letters of inquiry for identified funding matches.
  • Write and compile materials for small grant applications.
  • Assist with proofreading and editing of final projects.

Compensation: This is an unpaid position. However, this opportunity provides the following benefits:

  • Academic Credit: If available through your college/university, 3K9 Working Dogs, Inc. will complete any necessary forms to demonstrate eligibility.
  • Inside look and active involvement in fundraising for a nonprofit organization.
  • Solid resume builder and future employment reference.

* Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with internet research.
  • Well versed in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Committed to supporting 3K9 Working Dogs, Inc.'s mission.
  • Ability to prioritize projects and assignments to meet deadlines.
  • Thrives in an environment that requires both independent and collaborative work.


  • Research
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • 12 weeks

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