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Recruiting Organization: Urban Vision Alliance


Are you looking for an opportunity to make an impact with a San Francisco-based nonprofit dedicated to eliminating street homelessness? Do you want to use your knowledge of grant writing and fundraising to maximize the reach of that mission? If so, we have the volunteer project for you! The grant writer will be tasked with researching and preparing grant applications that support our fundraising strategy and UVA’s mission.

Activities & Responsibilities:

  • Commit at least 4 hours a week.
  • Research grant opportunities that best meet the organization’s mission.
  • Write grants/letters of interest and collect needed information from other development team members.
  • Prepare team for additional stages in the grant application process following initial submission.
  • Maintain templates that can be used for future applications.
  • Record all activities in CRM tool.
  • Analyze success rates and contributing factors to winning grants to ensure applications are sent efficiently.

Experience & Requirements:

  • Professional experience writing grants.
  • Strong writing and communication skills in English.
  • Organized with a strong attention to detail.
  • Familiarity with Google Drive tools, such as Google Docs and Google Sheets.
  • Experience working with other team members to draft grants and using CRMs to track progress and ensure all deadlines are met.
  • Ability to work remotely.

Company Description:

Urban Vision Alliance (UVA) helps cities create an effective homelessness management system by offering strategies and tools that make it easier for cities to break down silos, lower costs, unlock resources, and increase transparency with large-scale collaboration. UVA’s goal is to bring a collective action process to cities across the U.S. to dramatically decrease homelessness. What makes UVA unique is that they work at the system level to transition cities from a set of fragmented housing projects and services to a coordinated system that is integrated, efficient, visible, compelling, and easy to support through their technology platform. Learn more at

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Fee Amount: None

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389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.


Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.


Homeless & Housing
Homeless & Housing


We'll work with your schedule.


San Francisco, CA 94131







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