The Grant Writer will identify grants and other funding opportunities. This position requires an enthusiastic and skilled writer, ideally a driven, social-service professional with proposal-writing experience, who shares Be A Mentor’s mission and values. The ability to understand, integrate and relay information to a variety of audiences through writing is an essential skill of this position.


  • Manage the grant/proposal-writing required for a successful grant
  • Write content for grants, proposals, letters, reports, and other materials related to grants, RFP and/or RFQ from government, foundation, and corporate sources. Edit, compile, and submit as needed and required
  • Assist in developing budgets for proposals; review budgets to ensure they adhere to grant and/or bid requirements
  • Create and/or review collateral materials for grant/bid packages, and ensure they meet all requirements
  • Create project timelines and support relevant business partners to meet project timelines
  • Partner with staff to develop grant responses based on agency need


  • A minimum of 8 years’ experience in fund development, or related field Grant writing experience related to securing government and non-government grants
  • Excellent written communication skills demonstrating a command of technical and storytelling language; includes the ability to write persuasively, clearly and concisely and to blend information from multiple sources into a single, effective document
  • Demonstrate existing strong relationships with companies, foundations, and others that have a history of providing funding for bettering the lives of at-risk youth.
  • Excellence in grant-writing and other fund development strategies for non-profits
  • Demonstrable knowledge of grant writing requirements and fund-raising strategies (corporate, foundation, government, private, individual) required
  • Excels at articulating programmatic and agency goals, outcomes, objectives, and evaluation strategies to and for potential funders
  • Comfortable learning and working with a wide range of program content including Children, TAY, Foster Youth, and Re-entry Youth
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and time-management skills, ability to interpret data found in reports relevant to programs or projects
  • Self-directed and highly organized; can work effectively within a team and independently,
  • Strong proficiency in MS 365, relationship-management systems and data management platforms

Annual Salary: $75,000 – $100,000

Remote or In-Person


Send a resume and cover letter to: Bob Goetsch at goetsch@beamentor.org – No phone calls, please.