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Grant Writer, Black Dawg Farm and Sanctuary

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Black Dawg Farm and Sanctuary


GRANT WRITER, Black Dawg Farm and Sanctuary We are seeking an experienced Grant Writer, who can work with our small and mighty team at Black Dawg Farm and Sanctuary, in Rainier Washington, to develop, write and submit funding grants for our organization, dedicated to the rescue of abused and abandoned farm animals. If you have grant writing experience and know the ins and outs of how to put together compelling grant copy for funding, please tell us about yourself. And expect a very prompt reply. If would be wonderful if you lived in the South Sound (Thurston County or thereabouts) so you could be near the Sanctuary for visits and meetings. If this isn't possible, our small team at Black Dawg uses technology to our advantage, so you can Volunteer with us remotely. Black Dawg Farm and Sanctuary is driven by our wonderful Volunteers. We look forward to hearing from you!

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About Black Dawg Farm and Sanctuary


12020 123rd Ave SE, Rainier, WA 98576, US

Mission Statement

Our goal is to rescue, rehabilitate farm animals and to educate and inspire the public about their care and welfare. We provide a lifelong sanctuary for our adopted animals with veterinary care, proper feeding, environment enrichment and love. At the same time giving people who might not have had contact with farm animals a hand on experience. We offer learning programs for children and teens, helping them to connect and build emotional and mental well-being through the human- animal bond. We also work with mental health providers and their patients, through equine assisted activities and therapies.


Black Dawg Farm and Sanctuary started in 2015 with two horses from the kill pen, it has since grown and evolved from there. We are located in Rainier, Washington on 10 beautiful acres of farmland nestled in Thurston County. We are a farm animal sanctuary that provides a lifelong home to the animals in residence.

We do not adopt out any animals.

Many of the animals are not considered adoptable due to age, nature of injuries, psychological and emotional trauma. This is their last chance for a home, where they are loved, cared for and are allowed to be happy individuals.

We receive the animals through other animal rescue agencies, the sheriff's department, abandonment and owners that are no longer able to care for their animals.

We are making a difference in the community through education and awareness. Our Vision and mission guide us in everything we do and how we will continue to proceed in the future.

Besides being a farm animal sanctuary, we are an educational learning center- teaching the public about the social and ethical responsibility of animal ownership. We do this thru educational tours, hands-on-learning, and by hosting professionals who are experts in their field- come and speak. We believe that the human-animal bond is crucial to to mental health and well-being. These animals that were once unwanted are able to teach us about love, empathy and so much more.



We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


  • Grant Writing / Research


  • People 55+


  • This can fluctuate with researching grants and writing.
  • Be articulate, fun and have a passion for animals

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