Government Grant Writer

April 29, 2024
  • Part Time
  • San Pedro, CA
  • Up to $100/hr - DOE USD / Year

Website Friends of Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

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.

To apply for this job email your details to

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