Grant Writer Consultant

January 7th, 2021
Grant Writer Consultant

Grant Writer Consultant

  • Part Time
  • Mid-Level
Job Category: Development
Location: Manhattan
Job Sectors: Education

Literacy Partners is looking for a seasoned writer with experience in grants and proposals who can work with the Chief Program Officer and CEO to identify and write funding proposals for existing and new programs.

Compensation: 8-10 hours a week as needed; hourly rate DOE, approximately $75.00 an hour.

SUMMARY: Responsible for drafting and submitting Letters of Inquiry for foundation, corporate and government grants; drafting language for proposals and reports; and updating progress in Foundation Tracker. Requests will be for both general operating support as well as program and project-specific requests.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Draft and Submit Letters of Inquiry and proposals as requested by CPO and CEO 
  • Assist CPO with gathering supporting documents and attachments for proposals 
  • Assist with drafting language for reports 
  • Edit and proofread content 
  • Perform prospect research on new foundation, corporate and government grant opportunities 
  • Assist with other development and communications as necessary and able

 Knowledge and Skills:

  • Excellent written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals quickly to meet internal and external deadlines 
  • Strong editing and proofreading skills and attention to detail 
  • Experience with proposal writing and institutional donors. 


  • Minimum of two years’ experience with proposal writing and a track record of successful grant applications 
  • Previous experience with non-profit fundraising. 
  • Experience working in deadline-driven environments. 

How to apply:

Send resume and brief cover letter to [email protected] Put “Grant Writer, contract” with your full name in the subject line. Interviews will be granted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.


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