Grant Writer Internship

Deadline: December 18th
Duration: January 11th – May 7th

The Grant Writer Intern for Minaret Foundation will provide grant research and writing support for our organization’s advocacy and multi-faith efforts.

Our goal is to prepare and help place interns for a second internship or a part-time position within media organizations, government, or wider community organizations after the conclusion of our internship.

Relevant experience is not required.

We will provide additional training as necessary within the scope of grant research and writing. We will also prepare interns through hands-on involvement in relevant projects, one-on-one sessions with experts, and strong experiential learning.

Relevant majors: Communications, Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations, Social Work, English Literature, and International Affairs.

While the hours are flexible and the position is remote, our work is incredibly important and will serve as the building blocks for strategic community and organizational partnerships for years to come. There will be times where your attendance at an event or meeting is needed.

You will be provided training with other interns to help you transition into this role.

A stipend is provided at the completion of the program, all expenses incurred will be paid, and if available, we will work with your educational institution to provide credit towards your degree plan.

General Responsibilities:

  • Identify one passion or organizational project, and drive it to completion before the end of the program.
  • Work with the Director to create a database of potential grants and timelines for the grant writing process.
  • Assist in tracking the grants process by calendaring, maintaining files and other administrative tasks
  • Retrieve and assemble background information for grant proposals
  • Review funder websites printed application guidelines and determine appropriateness of potential funder.
  • Comply with all grant reporting as required by foundations and donors.
  • Work with staff and volunteers to identify areas of needs where a grant would help solve a problem or fill a need.
  • Research and help write and review all grant proposals.
  • Evaluate grant writing strategy to adapt to the organization’s new strategic plan.

Required Qualifications:

  • Respect, appreciation, and/or curiosity for ALL faith traditions, ideologies, and political leanings.
  • Exceptional research skills with demonstrated understanding of data and digital platforms.
  • Exceptional research skills with demonstrated understanding of data and digital platforms.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with clear experience in writing engaging content.
  • Ability to manage time with great efficiency, and can operate with little oversight and minimal direction.
  • Ability to provide the answer to two plus three in the first communication with our organization.
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new technology and programs.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint or Keynote.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Candidates should be working toward a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.


This position is part-time at 15 hours a week and a stipend is provided at program completion. All training and certification expenses will be paid by Minaret Foundation.


Interested and want to help our city move forward? Send your resume to and use some elbow grease to set yourself apart.

Minaret Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.