Grant Writer

The Student Global Ambassador Program (SGAP Leaders), a nonprofit located in Rockville, Maryland with offices in Montclair, NJ is looking for a Social Media/Website Coordinator who is creative, self-driven, and ready to enhance and grow our social media and website presence.

Part time, volunteer (possible course credit) virtual

Grant Writer
Part time (virtual), volunteer position, possible college credit
February 2023 (extended contingent on performance)

The Student Global Ambassador Program (SGAP Leaders), a nonprofit located in Rockville, Maryland with offices in Montclair, NJ is seeking a dedicated grant writer to write coherent, organized, and compelling proposals and narratives. Candidate is a deadline-driven team player with outstanding multitasking abilities, must apply his/her knowledge of fundraising methods and plans to reach projected financial goals, and collaborate with team members (grant researcher, bookkeeper) to assist with other fundraising projects.

The candidate should develop relationships with key internal and external stakeholders. In addition, the candidate must have proficient knowledge of fundraising methods and tools (familiarity of FLUXX grant management tool is a plus), and be committed to the SGAP Leaders’ mission.

SGAP Leaders is a leadership program that empowers our underserved youth (ages 13-18) to take action on real-world problems by using STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to solve sustainability and social justice challenges. Our in-person and virtual workshops, tours and speaker series provide a vehicle for students to develop college and career readiness skills. Students choose the themes for our program which ranges from climate change, teen suicide and mental wellness, to human trafficking (to name a few).

We have impacted 4,200+ students from 78 different schools and school districts in NY, NJ, MD, Washington DC, and Northern VA.

Grant Writer Responsibilities:

  • Develop relationships and collaborate with key stakeholders.
  • Display adherence to SGAP Leaders’ mission.
  • Maintain proficient knowledge of SGAP Leaders’ history, programs and projects.
  • Assist with the execution of the development team’s strategy.
  • Work with the grant researcher to identify grant funding opportunities.
  • Write, submit, and manage grant proposals.
  • Furnish prospective funders with supporting documents.
  • Collaborate with the Executive Director and Development team to send funders newsletters, personalized communication and to promote on-site tours.
  • Collaborate with the Development team to compile an Impact report.
  • Maintain records on Excel spreadsheet and/or FLUXX grant management tool.

Grant Writer Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in creative writing or related field.
  • 2+ years of grant writing experience.
  • Proficient with measuring and reaching income goals.
  • Proficient with MS Office Word, Excel, donor management tools -Network for Good, grant management tools – FLUXX, Google Drive Suite.
  • Excellent knowledge of fundraising information sources.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong people skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Outstanding work ethic.
  • Impeccable time management skills with the ability to multitask
  • Detail-oriented approach with ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines

If you are interested in this position, please forward your resume, a cover letter, and two writing samples to by February 28, 2023. Please put in the subject line of your email: Grant Writer. Applicants will be interviewed on a rolling basis, and we will contact you if we’re interested in scheduling an interview. Please send an email to the above address with questions.

SGAP Leaders provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, SGAP Leaders complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the organization has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.