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Volunteer Grant Writer

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Position: Grant Writer
Contract Timeline: Spring 2021

Description: This volunteer position will help The Dinner Table Documentary achieve its mission to provide academic and career opportunities to girls living in urban centers. The grant writer is responsible for researching and applying for grants.

  • Create and manage a grant calendar with deadlines;
  • Partner with program staff to compile data and metrics necessary for grant submissions.
  • Manage contract compliance and file maintenance including an ongoing update of all grants and compliance needs, schedules for re-applications and reporting.
  • Soliciting and writing high quality letters of inquiry, proposals, supporting narratives, and reports for government, private foundation and corporation RFPs.
  • Conducting prospective donor research. Assembling grant requests, including letters, proposals, budgets, and presentations.
  • Monitor grant proposals; prepare follow-up reports, as required by grantors.
  • Ensure grant, donor and gift information are up-to-date and accurate;
  • Desire to work as a team at a growing non-profit organization
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, English, or related field.
  • An interest and understanding of issues pertaining to Black and Brown girls
  • Exceptional project management, time management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Preparing and maintaining accurate records
  • Strong work ethic, with a high degree of energy and a high level of commitment.
  • Experience with Google Suite, specifically Google Docs and Google Sheets preferred
  • Comfortable working remotely and communicating with staff and volunteers effectively
  • General understanding of local government and community organizations

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Brooklyn NY, BROOKLYN, NY 11216, US

Mission Statement

We provide partnering schools and community organizations with college and career readiness workshops and programming for young women of color (especially Black and Brown girls) ages 10-18.


Founded in 2014, the Dinner Table Doc is a 501(c)(3) New York City, non-profit organization that partners with schools and community organizations to provide college and career readiness workshops and programming. Our target audience is middle school and high school aged women of color ages 10-18 as well as incoming college freshmen. Through our events and workshops we've been able to service over 500 girls in the Brooklyn, New York area. All Of Our Events Aim To:

  • Provide Resources and a network for leadership and goal setting skills
  • Foster Healthy Conversations about identity and self confidence
  • Promote Healthy eating habits and communication skills

Children & Youth


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Data Entry
  • Research
  • Donor Management
  • Grant Writing / Research


  • Teens


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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