Volunteer opportunity description

Kismet of Kings needs a Grant Writer to help our small team advance our mission to continue addressing the needs of Jersey City's youth. 

We are looking for a volunteer who can work with our senior executive board to establish a fundraising strategy, research funding opportunities, and draft grant proposals, and complete overall grant application packages. 

Such activities would include:

  • Research local, state, federal, and private grant opportunities that align with our mission and strategic goals.
  • Prepare letters of inquiry and proposals and identify required deliverables, such as supporting documents.
  • Assist leadership in establishing fundraising goals, related timelines, and guidance on how the agency can best fulfill these goals. 


  • A passion to help address the needs of young men of color.
  • 1 + year experience in writing grant proposals. Volunteer and internship experience is acceptable.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skill
  • Demonstrated dedication to community development initiatives. 

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We need volunteers who are free at these times


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Kismet of Kings

Angela Russo
Board Member
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