Grant Writer Assistant

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Emerald Planet is an international 501(c)(3) non-profit with a mission of spotlighting the 1000 best practices in environmental, economic, and social sustainable development--primarily on its global weekly television program and on Internet social networking sites.

Emerald Planet is seeking an intern Grant Writer who will work under the supervision of the Executive Vice President for Corporate Relations to achieve revenue goals, write proposals and reports, and identify funding opportunities to secure resources from a diverse sector of donors. Primary responsibilities include writing funding requests and progress reports, conducting research to identify new sources of funding, and developing the case for support for potential new donors.


The Grant Writer will assist the Executive Vice President for Corporate Relations in carrying out the following activities:

*Write letters of inquiry, concept notes and grant proposals for resource mobilization: draft progress reports as per grant agreement requirements;

*Research global environmental, economic, and social sustainable developmental policies as well as funding trends for potential public and private sector donors;

*Identify and prioritize programs and initiatives that have the potential to attract significant public and/or private sector support;

*Conduct research on various topics and prepare donor briefing materials, policy briefs;

*Liaise with the President and the Executive Vice President to gather relevant programmatic and financial information and draft high quality grant applications and program reports.


*Projects and responsibility as determine when needed.

*Emerald Planet is an Equal Employment Employer.



*Ability to write clear, precise and compelling documents (supply writing sample);

*Project management and organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to work independently a well as collaboratively with a team.

*Excellent time management skills, with an ability to handle multiple projects and to meet deadlines.

*Proficient in accessing Internet based research materials, ability to read, write, and communicate complex
ideas, possessing a laptop computer with normally functioning software.

*Proficient in conducting, processing, and reporting research.

*Other skills and requirements as needed.

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