Grant Writer - Consultant or Part Time Position

Dream Big! is seeking a part-time or consultant grant writer.

Reporting to the CEO, the Grant Writer is responsible for the research, preparation, submission and tracking of grant proposals and reports. This position requires exceptional attention to detail, the ability to multitask, a high level of organization, and excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. .

KEY ROLES: (Job Responsibilities)

• Maintain a sound knowledge of Dream Big!’s mission, programs, target population and strategic vision. Use this information to better prepare proposals and other written communications
• Research foundations and other grant-making entities for potential funding opportunities
• Prepare and submit proposals and reports in accordance with each foundation's guidelines
• Conduct follow-up communications with funders to provide additional supportive materials

• Bachelor's degree
• At least two years of grant writing experience in Massachusetts
• Extensive knowledge of the grant writing and reporting processes
• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
• Superior proof-reading, information gathering and listening skills
• Knowledge of the grant research process
• Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multitask
• Capacity to gather and evaluate a variety of data
• Ability to participate as a team player to coordinate grant projects
• Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office; previous database experience a plus
• Applicants must reside in Massachusetts

For more information about this consulting position, please send your resume to