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Grant Writer Intern

Job Summary:

Resilience, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to improving the mental health of students, as well as reducing mass shootings, suicide, and depression. Resilience, Inc also works to combat declining test scores, low student engagement, and a slew of other social issues. 


Our organization focuses on offering Social Emotional Learning tools to enable K-12 schools to teach emotional intelligence through five core topics; self-awareness, self-control, social awareness, relationship management, goal setting, and effective decision-making. Resilience, Inc. also provides tools for acquiring and maintaining inspiration, hope, and overall well-being.  


Our mission is to teach SEL at every school in the country. It is a tough challenge, but we know “No Challenge, No Change.” If you are also concerned about children’s mental health and social being, join us! Become a member of Resilience, Inc, and help change the way schools approach mental health.


Resilience offers unpaid internship programs that require at least a 4 month commitment with a minimum of 5 hours per week. There are flexible start and end dates with the option to continue after meeting the minimum requirement


Although this is an unpaid internship, there is the opportunity to earn school credit. Some educational institutions require prior approval before the start of an internship. It is the responsibility of the student to check with their institution to be sure they meet any requirements before they accept a position.


As a Grant Writer Intern with Resilience, you will have the unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the world of nonprofit grant writing and fundraising. You will work closely with our team to support our grants and donation solicitation efforts, helping to secure essential funding for our organization's mission.

Responsibilities and Activities:

  • Study and understand the history, structure, objectives, programs and financial needs of the organization.
  • Research grant opportunities from government and non-government agencies.
  • Draft grant proposals and supporting documents based on the funding requirements of the organization.
  • Submit proposals to grant coordinators for approval.
  • Respond to internal and external queries on drafted and submitted proposals.
  • Maintain positive relationships with fund providers and other stakeholders.
  • Maintain records and submit reports related to grant opportunities.
  • Qualifications:
  • Excellent knowledge of proposal submission and fundraising process.
  • Ability to study and understand programs and funding requirements of the organization.
  • Strong research skills and knowledge of information sources.
  • Multitasking, organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to handle confidential matters with utmost integrity.
  • Working knowledge of computers.
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, communications, creative writing, or a related area (preferred).

Note: This internship offers a unique chance to be part of a meaningful project that positively impacts the lives of refugees. While the position is unpaid, it provides valuable experience in project management, social impact initiatives, and collaboration with diverse teams. You will have the opportunity to contribute to a noble cause and enhance your skills in a real-world setting.