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Government Grant Writer

Friends of Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

$100 / hour
Apply before: August 31, 2024
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  • Date posted
    April 29, 2024
  • Location
  • Salary
    $100 / hour
  • Apply before
    August 31, 2024
  • Career Level

Job Description

Job Overview:

Friends of Cabrillo Marine Aquarium is seeking a skilled Government Grant Writer responsible for researching, writing, and submitting grant proposals to secure state and federal funding. The ideal candidate will have excellent writing and prospecting skills, especially with agencies that fund STEM education, environmental and conservation initiatives.


  • Research and identify potential funding opportunities from various sources.
  • Collaborate with Executive Director to gather information for grant proposals
  • Prepare and submit grant proposal
  • Manage grant reporting and compliance, including tracking deliverables and outcomes.
  • Write clear, concise, and compelling grant proposals that effectively communicate the organization’s mission, goals, and programs
  • Develop budgets and financial reports to accompany grant proposals
  • Maintain accurate records of all grants applied for and received
  • Monitor and track progress of funded projects to ensure compliance with grant requirements


  • Proven experience in grant writing, preferably in a nonprofit setting
  • Strong writing skills with the ability to craft persuasive narratives. Strong attention to detail and accuracy in written materials
  • Proficiency in financial report writing and budget development
  • Excellent research skills to identify relevant funding sources
  • Knowledge of databases and software used in grant management
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines

Competitive compensation based on experience.

If you are passionate about making a difference through grant writing and have the qualifications we are looking for, we would love to hear from you.

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and writing samples for consideration.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: Up to $100.00 per hour

Expected hours: No more than 20 per week


  • 401(k)
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off

Experience level:

  • 7 years

Work setting:

  • Office

Ability to Relocate:

  • San Pedro, CA 90731: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in San Pedro, CA 90731