Looking for Volunteer Grant Writers


Cause Areas


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


237 Eldridge StSouth GalleryNew York, NY 10002
Alive Inside


Looking for Grant Writer(s) to help write proposals for projects and for submitting timely and accurate reports for all grant-funded projects. Must have written successful grants!

Major Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources.
  • Perform prospect research on foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants.
  • Work with finance to gather information necessary to report to corporate/foundation funders on current grant programs.
  • Comply with all grant reporting as required by foundation/corporate donors.
  • Provide stewardship to current donors to provide regular updates (newsletters etc) to corporate and foundation donors.
  • Understanding of institutional history and programs.
  • Make appointments with foundation officers and other prospects, arrange for onsite tours for supporters (foundation officers, foundation trustees).
  • Maintain current records in the database including grant tracking and reporting.
  • Track statistics relevant to grant development and provide materials necessary for donor stewardship (visitor number and diversity, educational program attendance, etc).
  • Assist with other fundraising projects as requested

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals.
  • Strong editing skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of fundraising information sources.
  • Experience with proposal writing and institutional donors.
  • Knowledge of basic fundraising techniques and strategies.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for fundraising prospect research.
  • Strong contributor in team environments


  • Experience with writing Successful Grants especially for nonprofits.
  • Previous experience with non-profit fundraising.


  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Fundraising

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • We can discuss
  • Looking for help ASAP!

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