Grant Writer - Environment & Poverty

  • Greenstand
  • Remote
  • Aug 25, 2021
Volunteer role Fundraising Operations

Job Description

Position Description

As we build, we need help on our grant team in writing grant applications to secure new funding for the organization. To succeed in this role you must be an excellent communicator with technical expertise or have an understanding of technical systems. You must have a great understanding of funding principles and are a deadline-driven team player with outstanding multitasking abilities. Once you are trained, you should be able to articulate Greenstand’s mission and value proposition. You will use a combination of research and writing skills to secure new funding sources and will keep a detailed record of the grants submitted with the support of the current team.


  • Any experience with grant writing or research. We will ask for at least one work sample.
  • Experience with U.S. registered nonprofit organization that operates internationally (preferred)
  • Experience writing for USAID or federal government grants (beneficial)
  • Great attention to detail including proper grammar and usage
  • Strong research & organization skills
  • Passion for the environment and/or poverty alleviation

In return for your support, we can offer:

  • Letter confirming your volunteer hours and projects
  • Professional reference(s)
  • Valuable experience gained & leadership opportunities
  • Engagement with a team of global professionals

About Greenstand:

Greenstand is a fully remote social non-profit organization turning environmental stewardship into a reliable source of income. Our work tackles both extreme poverty and climate change. Our main product is the Treetracker, a mobile app that allows planting organizations and their donors to track the growth of newly planted trees through periodic geotagged photos. Read more about our work on

To apply
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Atmosphere, Climate Risk, Ecosystems & Biodiversity

Drawdown solutions

Conservation Agriculture, Forest Protection, Temperate Forest Restoration, Tree Plantations (on Degraded Land)