Development / Grant Writing Internship

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Development & Grant Writing Internships are intended for qualified applicants seeking hands-on experience in development and PR-especially related to nonprofits. Ideal candidates will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, a charismatic personality and self-starting attitude, and a strong interest and background in nonprofit work.

Internship benefits include free workshops and presentations on various topics taught by our experienced staff; intern luncheons and Q&A’s with our Managing Editor and Publisher; invites to Red Hen readings and events; complimentary books; and course credit, if applicable.


• Prepare and submit grant proposals and LOIs in a timely manner.
• Identify and communicate with potential funders as needed.
• Draft and revise in-house templates on an ongoing basis.
• Maintain annual grants calendar to ensure that all application and reporting deadlines are met.
• Submit all invoices, contracts, and grant reports as needed and in a timely manner.


• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and use of the Internet as a research tool.
• Innovative and critical thinker with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• High degree of initiative and entrepreneurial spirit.
• Strong ability to work independently and collaboratively.


Preferred - Microsoft Suite

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