VIRTUAL Experienced Grant Writer and Program Support

Cause Areas


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


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


2nd Chance 4 Pets is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization staffed by volunteers and located in Los Gatos, California. Our mission is to reduce the number of pets euthanized each year who are relinquished to animal shelters when their owners pass away or become too illto care for them. Currently, 500,000 pets are killed simply because their owners have died without making plans for their continued care. Our organization works throughout the state and across the nation to provide pet owners with comprehensive information about lifetime care solutions to ensure that their pets will always be cared for.


Our all-volunteer nonprofit is a growing organization looking to add a dynamic fundraiser to our team. We are currently looking for a Grant Writer with previous nonprofit grant writing experience and would prefer (although not require) a person that is familiar with animal rescue/welfare as well as grants that are available to animal welfare nonprofits. We currently have an extensive list of potential grant offerings and need an outside person willing to focus efforts exclusively on the grant processes. Applicants interested in applying for this position should send writing samples, their track record with success rate, and three (3) references with their resume to be considered for this position.


The Grant Writer will be responsible for preparing grant funding proposals, conducting ongoing grant prospect research, tracking the status of potential funding sources, tracking the status of grant applications submitted, and maintaining a schedule of grant proposals and report due dates. The ideal candidate will edit draft applications for accuracy, completeness, clarity and assure that submittal of all applications are in accordance with grant/loan requirements. The Grant Writer will assist with the review and development of budgets and proposal submissions. The ideal candidate will work collaboratively with the Director to pursue the organization's goals strategically and effectively.


  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Fundraising

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 21
  • 2-6 hours weekly (virtual)
  • proven success with grants, 4-6 month committment

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