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Grants & Development Specialist

Location: Remote (must be based in the US)

Job Type: Contract

Organization: Girl Plus Environment


Girl Plus Environment is on a mission to educate, engage, and empower Black and Brown girls, women, and non-binary individuals to stand up for climate and environmental justice in their own communities. We’re looking for a highly skilled Grants & Development Specialist to play a crucial role in securing funding through grant writing, cultivating relationships with potential donors, and enhancing the organization's overall development strategy.



  • Write and submit high-quality grant proposals

  • Ensure timely submission of grant applications and compliance with grantor requirements

  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with potential donors, foundations, and other funding entities

  • Collaborate with team members to highlight achievements and impact for public awareness (including pitch decks, 1-pagers, and impact reports)

Skills and Qualifications


  • Proven experience in grant writing and successful grant applications

  • Experience writing federal grants (includes familiarity with and

  • Experience applying for and securing six-figure grants

  • Experience working with a nonprofit organization

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with diverse stakeholders

  • Possesses a robust network of prospective donors and funding partners

  • Budget management experience

Nice to Haves

  • Knowledge of environmental justice issue areas

  • Familiarity with IRA, BIL, and IIJA funding

  • Self-driven, needs little oversight

How to Apply

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to with the subject line “Grants & Development Specialist”. We will accept applications up until February 19, 2024.


Compensation & Benefits

This entails a three-month contract with the potential for extension contingent upon performance and available funding. The position is for an hourly contractor, requiring 10-15 hours per week, compensated at a rate of $30 per hour. Please note that this independent contractor position does not include benefits.


Girl Plus Environment is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. If you require any accommodations during the application process, please let us know.

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