zSharp is seeking a highly-qualified freelance Grant Writer to prepare proposals for 17-18 programming and operations. The Grant Writer will be responsible for drafting full proposals electronically within required time frames as well as maintaining zSharp’s internal grant tracking database. The Grant Writer is responsible for supplementing the Executive Director’s existing fundraising efforts and will report directly to the E.D. The successful candidate will be able to craft funding proposals in a clear and compelling manner. Excellent writing, analytical, and research skills are essential. Candidates must be self-motivated, detail- oriented, and highly-organized.
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
- Draft grant applications and letters of inquiry on behalf of the organization
- Maintain foundation, corporation and individual donor files and database