Grant Writer

Part Time


Trajectory of Hope is an organization committed to creating a more just and equitable

society. Trajectory of Hope exists so that Black students and Black families can experience

acceptance, joy, safety, and belonging every day at schools across this country. We work from

the inside out to demystify how the legacy of racism and injustice in America impacts Black,

Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC). Our integrated approach uncovers implicit bias

through community based research, training and coaching. Trajectory of Hope drives

organizations to dismantle oppressive structures that uphold systemic racism in order to fuel

institutional change.

We strongly encourage people of color, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and

non-binary people, veterans, parents, and individuals with disabilities to apply. Trajectory of

Hope is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone to our team. If you need

reasonable adjustments at any point in the application or interview process, please let us


In your application, please feel free to note which pronouns you use (For example –

she/her/hers, he/him/his, they/them/theirs, etc).


As a Grant Writer for Trajectory of Hope, you will play a crucial role in securing funding that

enables us to achieve our mission. You will be responsible for researching, writing, and

preparing grant proposals, as well as maintaining relationships with funding partners. The

successful candidate will have a passion for social justice, a strong understanding of our

organization’s mission, and excellent communication skills.



○ Research potential funding opportunities from government agencies,

foundations, and other grant-making organizations.

○ Collaborate with program managers and other team members to gather

information for grant proposals.

○ Write clear, compelling, and persuasive grant proposals that align with

Trajectory of Hope’s mission and goals.


○ Ensure timely submission of grant applications and reports.

○ Track and report on grant outcomes, including programmatic and financial


○ Maintain accurate records of all grant-related activities.


○ Cultivate and maintain positive relationships with potential funding partners.

○ Communicate effectively with donors and funders to provide updates on

project milestones and achievements.


○ Stay informed about grant regulations and compliance requirements.

○ Work closely with the finance and program teams to ensure compliance with

grant terms and conditions.


● Collaborate with internal teams to gather data, stories, and other information

necessary for grant applications.

● Work closely with the leadership team to align grant strategies with organizational



● Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. (communications, English, nonprofit

management, etc.). Master’s Degree Preferred

● At least 2 years experience in grant writing and fundraising for nonprofit

organizations. Preferably 3 years

● Demonstrates success in securing government contracts, grants, or funding,

showcasing a strong understanding of governmental processes, regulations, and

compliance requirements is preferred, but not required.

● Strong research, writing, and editing skills.

● Knowledge of social justice issues, particularly related to racism and systemic injustice

specifically of black children in the school system.

● Excellent organizational and project management skills.

● Ability to work collaboratively in a team and independently.


● This role is a part time position that is fully remote.


● Salary will be based on experience

If interested, please submit an application

Questions? Email Erin Howard -