Job Type

Part Time


Details: •A fee per grant will be established based on an hourly rate.



Start Date


Application Deadline



333 Westchester Avenue, South Bldg
Suite S208
White Plains
United States



Position Title:                      Grant Writer

Location:                              TSTT Headquarters, White Plains, New York

(This position may work remotely and, be available when required to be in the headquarters office)

Reports To:                         Senior Management


Summary of Position:

Responsible for writing proposals for both unrestricted operating revenue and restricted projects and for submitting timely and accurate reports for all existing grant funded projects.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Develop a comprehensive short and long-term grant plan that is in line the organizations fiscal and programmatic needs
  • Demonstrate grant expertise by securing grants that can drive innovation and sustainability for TSTT
  • Strategically identify and work with Senior management to secure grants that meet the long-term objectives of the organization based on its financial forecast and ytd revenue
  • Leverage TSTT robust stats and analytics to well position the organizations success in securing a grant
  • Responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to write, prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources.
  • Be able to network, communicate and close key leadership responsible for grant applications, process and follow-up
  • Perform prospect research on foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants.
  • Complete pre-identified and historical grants selected by TSTT
  • Work with finance to gather information necessary to report to corporate/foundation funders on current grant programs.
  • Comply with all grant reporting as required by foundation/corporate donors.
  • In depth understanding of TSTT’s history and programs.
  • Maintain current records in database and in paper files, including grant tracking and reporting.
  • Work with CEO to provide development input for all written institutional materials

  • Assist with other fundraising projects as requested

  • Versed in social media and education business development.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals.
  • Ability to put together strategic plans, manage data and understand the value of analytics
  • Experience with proposal writing and institutional donors.
  • Well versed in business plans and
  • Knowledge of fundraising techniques and strategies.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for fundraising prospect research.
  • Strong contributor in team environments
  • Strong editing skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of fundraising information sources


  • Minimum of two years’ experience with grant writing.
  • Required, BA in Communications, English or Business
  • Previous experience with non-profit fundraising.
  • Experience working in deadline-driven environments.
  • Able to work well in a team environment, handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines.
  • Able to monitor and meet income goals

Start Date:

  • ASAP


  • This is a per project-based position


  • A fee per grant will be established based on an hourly rate.

To Apply:

  • Please forward cover letter and resume to:

Level of Language Proficiency

English Preferred

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please send copy of Cover Letter and Resume to:

                                                                                 John Perkins, Chief of Staff

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