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Contracted Grants Consultant

Start Date: October 1, 2023

Compensation: $80/hour

Reports to: Development Manager

About Fiver Children’s Foundation: Fiver is not a typical after school program or summer camp. Over ten-years, Fiver takes a thoughtful, personalized approach, to building relationships, establishing respectful peer relationships, and developing social, emotional and life skills that lead to positive decision-making and outcomes for youth. We are committed to ensuring that all Fiver spaces, communications and interactions are: Inclusive, Warm, Youth-Centered, Honest, and Intentional. Through a one-of-a-kind ten year commitment, Fiver provides transformational experiences and builds nurturing relationships with youth from systemically under-resourced communities in New York so that they can create their own positive futures.

Fiver is seeking a grant-writer to increase the number of proposals and applications our development team is able to complete on a monthly basis. This position will report to Fiver’s Development Manager. As a contracted position, the grant writer will work from home and meet with their supervisor and/or key staff on a monthly basis. We are seeking a candidate who can dedicate at least 20 hours, but no more than 30 hours, per month to this role.


• Become familiar with Fiver programs, prospecting needs, and language used in


• Research grant opportunities from local corporate, family, and private foundations

that are in alignment with Fiver programs

• Draft grant applications, proposals, and reports based on funding requirements of

the organization, and submit to Development Manager and/or Executive Director in

accordance with deadlines

• Coordinate regular meetings with Fiver’s Deputy Executive Director, and

programmatic staff as needed, to gather information necessary for proposals,

applications, and reports


• Excellent knowledge of proposal submission and fundraising process, and track

record of successful grant submissions

• Ability to study and understand programs and funding requirements of the


• Strong research, multitasking, organizational, and time management skills

• Familiarity with youth development funders in New York

To apply, send a resume and writing sample to careers@fiver.org [1].

  1. mailto:careers@fiver.org

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