The Thinkubator, an innovation and workforce development nonprofit organization is seeking a nonprofit management and grants intern. The internship will consist of learning how to run a startup nonprofit organization, managing a virtual staff, building revenue streams, and grant writing.
The Grants intern writes, researches, and organizes, and supports tracking systems for The Thinkubator’s government, foundation, and corporate grant applications. The Grants intern works 15 hours a week and reports to the President. Candidates must be based in the New York City or Poughkeepsie area to attend meetings and events, but most of the internship will be conducted remotely. We’re looking for candidates with an interest in learning about non-profit grant writing for workforce development organizations focused on economic, racial, and education equity. Ability to manage time and multiple projects, meet deadlines, and focus on detail. Strong written, verbal, and copy editing skills. Desire to work within a community of social justice warriors. An interest in economic and workforce development.
Duties include: Assisting with the preparation of grant proposals, including drafting, copyediting, and spell checking grant applications. Writing grant reports. Researching grants and identifying granters and foundations that match our mission. Organizing and editing grant language from previous proposals in a grants language bank. Maintaining a calendar of grant deadlines. Other tasks reasonably requested by The Thinkubator.
Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Nonprofit Management and Grants Internship.” The internship can start immediately and will run through December 2021 or May 2021. You will be expected to work a minimum of 10 hours per week and apply for your institution’s credit bearing internship course to receive academic credit for this experience. Our required hours will depend on the amount of internship hours required to complete your internship. Funding is very limited as we are a startup nonprofit organization.
Please note: This position is based in Bronx, NY. In response to COVID-19, The Thinkubator staff are temporarily teleworking.
About The Thinkubator
The Thinkubator is a Bronx-based 501c3. We are a Bronx-based innovation and workforce development nonprofit organization that supports youth development while innovating in sectors and spaces that have traditionally not supported the voices of underrepresented populations. The Thinkubator prides itself in supporting youth development, creating and advocating for policy change, innovating in higher education, and changing employers perspectives on training and hiring diverse talent for locations such as the Bronx.
The Thinkubator is a Bronx-based innovation and workforce development nonprofit organization. We craft innovative strategies to complex local challenges that have global implications. The Thinkubator approaches our work with a racial and economic equity lens through three major areas: education, research, and community.
The Thinkubator Education provides education, career, and work-based learning opportunities for young adults. We seek to prepare diverse, low-income youth from the Bronx and similar communities to succeed in the workplace and the world.
The Thinkubator Community concentrates on the intersection of issues that inhibit communal growth, development, and productivity and tackles them head on with the communities we serve.
The Thinkubator Research conducts research, analysis and creates policy solutions to complex challenges. It leverages its data collection and strong analytical skill set to provide strategic consultancy to education, nonprofit, public, and private sectors.
Collectively, The Thinkubator provides a systematic approach to workforce, economic and community development, educational attainment, and combating poverty.
The Thinkubator, an innovation and workforce development nonprofit organization is seeking a nonprofit management and grants intern. The internship will consist of learning how to run a startup nonprofit organization, managing a…
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