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The Nest Foundation
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Los Angeles, CA
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Published 4 days ago

Nest Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to advancing the movement to end all forms of sexual violence against children, including sexual exploitation and trafficking. Using the documentary film, PLAYGROUND, and other original content, Nest educates youth, empowers educators and caregivers, and activates communities. Learn more: nestfoundation.org

We are seeking an experienced grant/proposal writer that can help identify and respond to funding opportunities to help us expand our work. While our current work is based in California, Oregon, Texas, and New York, we continue to steadily expand. Our office is located in Los Angeles though this can be a remote position.

You will work with the Executive Director to ascertain our needs and to synthesize our mission, work, and vision for future projects into engaging and accessible proposals and grant applications. Since this is a freelance position, we are seeking someone who is available part-time, is exceptionally organized, has demonstrated the ability to effectively work with multiple clients successfully and that loves writing and wants to make an impact by supporting a non-profit organization.

Primary Functions:

  • Effectively write grants that demonstrate the core mission, programs and goals of our organization.

Preferred Primary Skills:

  • Grant writing experience required. Two to five years of grant writing experience within social service, education, social justice or nonprofit fields a strong plus.
  • Demonstrated track record of achieving fundraising targets.
  • Superior writing and editing skills, strong ability to alter tone and adapt narratives to multiple audiences.
  • Knowledge of existing grantors and ability to research and identify new funding prospects.
  • Ability to interact harmoniously and effectively with others, while focusing upon the attainment of goals.
  • Commitment to strict confidentiality of employees, business and practice information.
  • Ability to communicate effectively over email and experience with cloud-based collaboration (google docs experience a plus) with demonstrated success in working remotely.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and correct use of grammar.



Nest Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to advancing the movement to end all forms of sexual violence against children, including sexual exploitation and trafficking. Using the documentary film, PLAYGROUND, and other original…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    May 3, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    April 30, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

Hourly rate based on experience and budget

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
Los Angeles, CA

How to Apply

To Apply: 

EMAIL A COVER LETTER WITH YOUR RESUME to jobs@nestfoundation.org, and use the email subject line GRANT WRITER for your application to be considered. You may address Natalie Shoup, Director of Programs, in your correspondence and let us know:

  • Who you are
  • Why do you want to work at Nest
  • Which issues you care most about
  • A list of grant awards you have received
  • How you can help us maintain and expand our foundation funding

Nest is committed to encouraging diversity and inclusion into our workplace where such values are at the forefront of our daily work and interactions. We value and seek diverse team members who are passionate, innovative, and supportive of these values. Nest provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status amnesty or status as a covered veteran, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

To Apply: 

EMAIL A COVER LETTER WITH YOUR RESUME to jobs@nestfoundation.org, and use the email subject line GRANT WRITER for your application to be considered. You may address Natalie…

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