Seeking a Grant Writer ($20 – $24 an hour)

We are looking for a Grant Writer that is able to effectively execute skills and duties as outlined in the job description. This is a temporary position, with potential for remote work, but must be located in or LA area.

Job Duties Include:

  • Prepare letters of inquiry, proposals, reports, and other correspondence with funders;
  • Research prospective funders, including foundation, corporate, and government

sources;

  • Contribute to decisions, in collaboration with other staff, regarding which funders to

apply to and how to frame requests;

  • Help establish and steward relationships with funders, and manage grant cycles from

start to finish;

  • Specialize in funders for the organization’s immigration, homelessness prevention,

statewide education rights, and consumer rights projects, while remaining flexible to

support other Public Counsel legal projects as needed

  • Keep records of grant documents submitted, deadlines, changes in grant status, and key

correspondence with funders; and

  • Assist with administrative tasks, including those related to program service fee

Qualifications:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree
  • Three years of grant writing experience preferred
  • Strong research, writing, editing, and analytical skills, including the ability to write with

grammatical proficiency using logical, clearly structured arguments.

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, and to communicate

effectively with funders and other stakeholders, multi-task and meet multiple,

coinciding deadlines; pay close attention to detail; and maintain accurate and timely

records, work with budgets and expense reports.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel, and experience with databases.
  • An understanding of the Los Angeles region, including its nonprofit and philanthropic

ecosystems and the communities Public Counsel serves, is preferred.

  • Experience working with or on behalf of at least one of the populations Public Counsel

serves is preferred.

Salary: $20 – $24/hr

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