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Grant Opportunity Researcher and Writer

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Africa Strong is a volunteer-run organization. We are rooted in the belief that we all have an inherent responsibility to make a meaningful difference in our community and the world. We are looking for individuals that share our beliefs and want to help us drive our mission forward.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identifying grant opportunities: The volunteer will help research potential grant opportunities that align with the organization's mission and goals.
  • Writing grant proposals: The volunteer will help write compelling grant proposals that effectively communicate the organization's objectives and proposed project or program, highlighting the impact it will have on the community.
  • Ensuring compliance: The volunteer will help ensure that grant proposals and related materials comply with all requirements and regulations, including legal and ethical guidelines.
  • Reporting and tracking: The volunteer will help track the status of grant proposals and report on the organization's progress towards achieving the goals outlined in funded grants. This may include writing progress reports and communicating with funders to provide updates on project milestones and successes.


  • Previous experience in grant writing is preferred, but not required.
  • Research skills: The ability to conduct thorough research and analyze data to find.
  • Computer Skills: Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and online research tools are necessary.
  • Have strong verbal and writing skills.
  • Be self-directed, willing to take initiative, and detail-oriented.
  • Possess good time management skills.
  • Nonprofit donor management experience is preferred but not required.
  • A passion for the mission and goals of the organization is important to effectively communicate and promote the organization's message.

6 More opportunities with AFRICA STRONG INC

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PO BOX 1164, MARY ESTHER, FL 32569, US

Mission Statement

Africa Strong Inc’s Mission: To provide a safe and quality learning environment to improve learning outcomes for the communities we serve Africa Strong Inc’s Strategy: Partner with like-minded organizations to address the three underlying challenges that prevent students from receiving a quality and relevant education today: lack of quality educators, conducive learning environment, access to quality educational materials



  • Africa Strong is a non-profit organization focused on creating lasting learning environments for the underserved children of sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Sub-Saharan Africa has the highest rate of uneducated youth in the entire world, 90% of those children in school are not adequately learning.
  • 133 million children in Africa are in schools where they do not learn.


  • Impacted over 2,075 people
  • Increased student performance on Primary leaving exam resulting in continuous metric improvement each year
  • Reduced Teachers absenteeism from 40% to 5% by renovating and building teacher housing
  • Built dormitories, expanding the boarding capacity by 50%
  • Removed the barrier for girl education by providing reusable menstruation kits to 60 female students
  • Increased school enrollment by 200 students
  • Established libraries at 3 schools


As the Africa Strong Board of Directors evaluated opportunities to extend our impact, we were drawn towards teacher professional development as the most scalable lever to expand our reach to an exponential number of children across sub-Saharan Africa.


Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, International


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Grant Writing / Research




  • 5 to 10 hrs per month. Africa Strong is growing; the more donors we engage and grants we secure, the more work we can do. We are flexible and will work with you to create a schedule that works for both of us. Certain activities will be time dependent
  • We are looking for volunteers that can commit to one year in the position.

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