Grant Application Writer

Grant Application Writer

Ongoing role
At a glance


  • Fundraising events
  • Fundraising research / Bid writing
  • Fundraising strategy
  • Volunteer management
  • User research


Murton, sr79bu
Mainly at home


Mostly during office hours Estimate of time needed:
0-5 hours / month or 1-3 hours / week

The Grant Application Writer is responsible for researching, writing, and submitting grant proposals on behalf of the organization. This role involves collaborating with various departments to gather information, crafting compelling narratives.

What will you be doing?

    1.    Research and Identify Grants: Identify potential grant opportunities that align with the organization’s goals and initiatives.
    2.    Proposal Development: Write clear, persuasive, and well-structured grant proposals that effectively communicate the organization’s mission, objectives, and impact.
    3.    Collaboration: Work closely with program managers, finance teams, and subject matter experts to gather relevant data and information needed for proposals.
    4.    Grant Compliance: Ensure that grant applications meet all the requirements and guidelines set forth by grantors, including deadlines and submission formats.
    5.    Budgeting: Develop budgets and financial information as required by grant applications, ensuring accuracy and transparency.
    6.    Editing and Proofreading: Review and edit grant proposals for grammar, content, and clarity to produce high-quality submissions.
    7.    Application Submission: Submit grant applications within specified deadlines, often using online submission systems.
    8.    Maintain Records: Keep detailed records of grant submissions, outcomes, and reporting requirements for awarded grants.
    9.    Grant Reporting: Assist in preparing and submitting grant reports as necessary, detailing how funds were used and the impact achieved.

What are we looking for?

The individual should at least have the following skills:

  •  Grant writing certifications or courses.
  •  Knowledge of specific grant opportunities in the organization’s sector.
  • Experience with data analysis and program evaluation.

What difference will you make?

The Grant Application Writer plays a crucial role in securing funding to support the organization’s mission and projects.

The right individual for this position will, have a multifaceted impact on an organization, influencing its financial health, mission advancement, growth, and overall effectiveness. This role is critical in securing the necessary resources to fulfill our organization’s goals and make a positive difference in the community where we serve.

Before you apply

Please give a brief description why you are fit for the role.

  • Housing and homelessness
  • Organisation type: 
    Not for profit

    support homeless and hospice