Grant Writer (National) - LetsStopAIDS

Nov 02, 2020
Across Canada

LetsStopAIDS is a Canadian youth-HIV charity that focuses on HIV prevention and knowledge exchange by engaging young people and fostering leadership. Since 2004, we have been creating a global network of youth-HIV leaders. LetsStopAIDS is entirely run by volunteers and your contribution will be part of the broader volunteer effort.


As our Grant Writer, you will be in charge of writing and submission of grant proposals and reports to foundations and other third-party entities. Primary responsibilities include preparation of proposals, grant applications, and requisite reports.


About You:

  • You have some experience writing proposals to a corporation, foundation, and/or government donors and an understanding of the technical and financial requirements for grants.

  • Excellent persuasive writing, analytical, and research skills.

  • Ability to develop realistic goals, objectives, measurable outcomes and budgets.

  • Strong editing skills.

  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, highly organized and able to meet strict deadlines.

  • Ability to work well independently and collaboratively.


Responsibilities & Skills:

  • Prepare LOIs, grant proposals, grant reports and acknowledgements to current and potential funders, including developing clear, concise and compelling content.

  • Regularly check-in with key persons involved in funded programmes to help monitor the alignment of project progress, deliverables, and timeline.

  • Develop and write (or co-write) interim and final reports for funded programmes, including meeting with/interviewing directors, managers, and staff regarding the progress of grant-funded projects.


Dedication: This role requires 8-15 hours per week. You can decide to volunteer remotely, however, once the COVID-19 situation will be worked out, you will be encouraged to visit our Downtown Toronto (Adelaide/John) head office, once per week. Certain tasks may require irregular volunteer hours, particularly in times of need.


Preference will be given to individuals with lived experiences, relating to HIV.


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