Grant Writing Intern

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Role Summary
The ¬≠Grant Writing Intern is responsible for assisting Tubman’s grant writing team. The position includes researching grant opportunities, writing grant proposals and reports, and gathering and analyzing data and organizational outcomes.

Impact & Benefits

  • Make a difference by helping to secure public and private grants, which provide financial support for Tubman, enabling our organization to continue to serve clients
  • Gain valuable grant writing experience within a nonprofit social service organization
  • Learn more about behind-the-scenes nonprofit fundraising efforts

Position Responsibilities

  • Research grant opportunities, including funder priorities, recently funded proposals, requirements, and deadlines
  • Gather and analyze data on community demographics and service trends
  • Communicate with program staff to get updates on client services and outcomes
  • Assist in writing corporate, foundation, letters of inquiry, and government proposals and reports

Position Qualifications

  • Strong professional writing and editing skills, ability to write clearly and persuasively
  • Proficient with Microsoft office and internet research
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently
  • Ability to work with diverse teams to foster a culturally inclusive environment
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
Time Commitment & Availability
  • 10-15 hours per week for 6+ months. Must have daytime weekday availability.

Supervision & Training

  • Attend Tubman’s five-part Volunteer/Intern Orientation and Training series
  • Supervised by the Grants and Contract Manager and the Grants and Reports Coordinator

To Apply

  • Email cover letter, resume, and writing sample to

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  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Internet Research




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10-15 hours per week for 6+ months

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