NYC H2O, a NYS 501(c)3 non-profit, is seeking a grant writer to research and apply for grants from foundations and government entities for STEAM based educational activities and programing.
Work is done independently to first research possible funding sources and present them to our grants team for vetting. Drafts of grant proposals will be reviewed by our grants team who provide feedback and editing. Proficiency with using Google docs is a necessity. Document submission is also needed. This includes assembling support materials as well as providing status of a pending application and writing final reports when required. Reporting on, and tracking grant proposal activity, is expected.
The applicant should be accustomed to working with others as well as independently. Prior experience in working with both types of grant writing is desirable; experience in successfully writing grants for foundations is necessary. Good grammar and research skills are required as is the ability to work on deadline to turn around materials on a timely basis. Prior experience in writing, managing, or administrating historical preservation and/or ecology grants is a plus. Successful applicants are expected to familiarize themselves with NYC H2O programs, goals and financial needs. Please be prepared to provide references and writing samples.
$50 per hour.
Be available to work 5 - 10 hours per week.
How to Apply:
Interested applicants should email their cover letters and resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org
1. Have grant writing experience
2. Be proficient in using Google docs
3. Work remotely
About NYC H2O
NYC H2O’s mission is to inspire and educate New Yorkers of all ages to learn about, enjoy and protect their city’s local water ecology. Through providing public and school educational programs at historic reservoirs, parklands, watersheds, bays, rivers and wetlands, we encourage diverse urban residents to be knowledgeable advocates for environmental justice and responsible public policy. Our activities promote science-based knowledge of New York’s local ecosystems and urban water resilience in a time of escalating climate change impacts. We address inequality by improving the life chances of New York’s students through offering STEM knowledge that connects students to their city, and advances their educational and job opportunities.