• 40 people are interested

Grant Writer Intern

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ORGANIZATION: Hope and Dreams Initiative

  • 40 people are interested

What if you could go to your place of employment with a renewed sense of purpose and direction, confident in the knowledge that the work you do contributes to a great cause? When you work with us in the role of Grant/Proposal Writer, this could be your life. The Grant Writer develops proposals, identifies prospective funders, and manages grant cycle reporting for both foundation and government funding sources. They will research trends in the field, support stewardship of existing foundation donors, identify and strategize around new private funding sources, and help to cultivate prospective donors. Writing and relationship building skills is vital to this role as is the ability to effectively engage, communicate and partner with future donors. Grow to understand our prospective pool of funders and eligible grants/proposals that are available, and you will hold a vital role in helping us move toward our goal of inspiring and empowering students and teachers. A commitment to our organizational values and vision is key. You will work closely with the CEO/Founder, to assign, meet and exceed grant/proposal goals, and in turn, grow and improve your communication and leadership skills and organizational capabilities in this pivotal role. A recommendation/reference letter will be provided for you.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Researches and identifies both prospective government and private foundation grant makers, and research whether and how their funding interests relate to Minds Beyond Measure’s programs.
  • Monitors online and print publications for government RFP’s (Requests for Proposals), evaluates them for relevance to Minds Beyond Measure’s mission and programs.
  • Determines proposal concept by identifying and clarifying opportunities and needs, and studying requests for proposal (RFPs);
  • Prepares proposals writes, reviews, edits draft copy and submits final proposals.
  • Develops a grant/proposal program plan, which includes goals, proposals & submission deadlines, and creates a development process for the application of foundation/government proposals from start to finish.
  • Tracks and manages report and renewal process, key dates relating to prospective donor relationships.
  • Stays abreast of industry trends, needs, innovations, and opportunities.
  • Search and apply for accelerator and fellowship opportunities.

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About Hope and Dreams Initiative


4816 Barnes Ave, Bronx, NY 10470, US

Mission Statement

Hope and Dreams Initiative is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to providing a platform for maximum expression of youthful creativity and harnessing of the rich potentials of young adults for the promotion of positive social changes and transformation towards sustainable growth and genuine development. Our goal is to expose children to creative and mind blowing literatures that will help in shaping and developing our nation


Our main areas of focus are Promoting Environmental/Climate Change Literacy through the provision of functional WASH Reading Rooms in Schools and establishment of Hand Washing Literacy and Hygiene Program (WASH). H&DI believes that through these programs the youths and especially young girls will develop the skills, habits, and behaviors that will enhance their success in school and in life generally.


Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Advocacy & Human Rights, Children & Youth, Women


Mon Mar 18, 2024 - Sun Jun 16, 2024


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • General Education
  • Market Research / Analysis
  • Research


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Orientation or Training
  • 8 hours a week
  • Skills General Education Market Research / Analysis Research

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