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ORGANIZATION: Autism Included

Autism Included is looking for a grant writer to join our team! The Grant Writer will identify, define and develop funding sources to support existing and planned program activities as well as lead the development, writing, and submission of grant proposals to federal, state, and private funding agencies.

Primary responsibilities include preparation of proposals and grant applications, and performance of responsible professional and administrative work in researching, identifying, developing and responding to public and private grant opportunities in areas that support Autism Included programs.

We are looking for a passionate individual who is able to be self directed, reliable and motivated to be part of such an important cause.


  • Researches and identifies new government, corporate, foundation and private funding prospects to match organization priorities
  • Generates high-quality proposals, narratives, applications and supporting documents in response to solicitations consistent with all policies and procedures of Autism Included, and the requirements and guidelines of the funding agencies
  • Generates revenues for Autism IncludedI programs through timely submission of well-researched, well written and well-documented grant proposals;
  • Works with appropriate personnel to research, develop, write and submit letters of inquiry, concept papers and grant proposals
  • Coordinates and follows-up on the progress of submitted proposals
  • Inform staff and answer questions regarding allowability of proposed expenditures related to all specific grants


  • Reliable and self driven
  • Highly organized
  • Good communication skills
  • Grant writing experience preferred

Work environment

This role can be remote but we strongly prefer someone in the US Eastern time zone. We typically meet on zoom to discuss goals, projects, and needs and check in on progress as needed. Most things can be done ad-hoc as long as there's good communication.

In addition to applying here, please send us an email with the following information:

- Where are you based?

- Attach a resume, a linkedin profile and/or examples of your work

- Describe your interest in volunteering and the Autism Included mission

- What sort of availability/time would you be about to contribute per week

- Anything else relevant you'd like us to know

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About Autism Included


245 Legris Ave, West Warwick, RI 02893, US

Mission Statement

Autism Included envisions a world in which autistic children can genuinely grow and flourish within inclusive, nurturing, and affirming educational and community environments. Our vision is a future where every autistic child can navigate educational and community spaces that are structured to recognize, respect, and maximize their unique potential. We facilitate culture change to foster authentic development for autistic children. We re-envision education by designing strategic frameworks for families, schools, and communities.


Autism Included was founded to support autistic children. We do this by advocating for a safe and supportive culture, providing autism-affirming services, and facilitating culture change to make the world a place in which autistic children can thrive. Learn more at


Advocacy & Human Rights
Education & Literacy
People with Disabilities
Advocacy & Human Rights, Education & Literacy, People with Disabilities


We'll work with your schedule.


Multiple locations West Warwick, RI 02893



  • Technical Writing
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Verbal / Written Communication




  • We typically plan work and goals weekly, time commitment is very flexible and may heavily depend on the current goals and strategy. As long as we can make reasonable weekly progress.

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