Fundraising/Grant Associate

May 9, 2023

Website SHEIKH/Impact

Raising the capacity of nonprofits to achieve lasting Impact.

Fundraising/Grant Associate

Hybrid work schedule

Salary: $65-85k

SHEIKH/Impact is a minority woman-owned firm that supports nonprofit organizations working to serve and improve our communities. In our fast-paced and rewarding work environment, you will apply your superior skills to support nonprofit clients in establishing and achieving fund development and organization development goals. SHEIKH/Impact provides expert counsel to nonprofit organizations in the fields of health care, justice reform, human services, education, arts, youth and family services — and more.

Your role:
You will spend your days supporting an incredible team who tenaciously work to raise the capacity of nonprofit organizations trying to solve the toughest issues facing our communities through organizational development, fundraising and communications.

Job responsibilities:
Partner with clients/staff to create a competitive pitch/case for support.
Conduct research on public and private institutional funders, as well as individual donors.
Track and manage funder pipelines and systems for clients.
Draft and fine-tune grant proposals, LOIs, reports and other written materials.
Interview community stakeholders to inform strategic plans.
Craft compelling testimonials and stories for client publications.

Three or more years of experience in funder research, grant writing and project management.
Proven track record of securing institutional funding. Public grant writing experience is highly desired.
Motivated self-starter, with proven ability to develop creative solutions.
A self-starter with the ability to work under only general supervision; ability to multitask and manage time.
Superior written communication and organizational skills; strong interpersonal skills.
Experience working with individuals with diverse working styles and ethnic backgrounds.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
Must be extremely computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Desired characteristics:
Superior writing skills. From grants to publications, writing is our superpower. Is it yours? We want someone whose writing is smart, sharp, strategic, creative and reflects the diverse voices of our clients.
Critical thinking skills. Can you keep digging until you find a satisfactory answer? We need you to be able to look at a piece of writing and consider all perspectives.
Curiosity. To do this job well, you’ll have to dive into every topic that affects our region: homelessness, health care, juvenile justice, equitable arts access, etc. Does that sound fun? We think so. It’s actually our favorite part of the job.
Passion for making the region a healthier, safer, more equitable place for everyone. We work toward this goal every day by raising the capacity of the organizations doing that exact work. We do what we do best, so they can do what they do best — and achieve lasting impact.

Join our team:
Are you a nonprofit professional with superior strategic thinking skills? The ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively? Do you have excellent time- and project-management capabilities? Strong research, analysis and writing skills? Are you able to successfully juggle and complete multiple demanding projects on deadline? Are you adept at building and maintaining strong partnerships with internal team members and clients? Are you passionate about making a difference in your community?

If so, we invite you to explore a career opportunity at SHEIKH/Impact. Our staff members’ diverse lived experience, coupled with incredible professional and educational backgrounds, distinguishes our firm from others in the field. We do what we do best, so nonprofits can concentrate on what they do best — and achieve lasting impact.


Associate salaries typically range from $65-85k, depending on experience.

The position offers health insurance/dental/vision benefits, 401(k) retirement/profit sharing plan and paid time off in addition to regular federal/state holidays.

Our offices are located near the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro and in Downtown Los Angeles. We offer a hybrid work schedule from either of our two locations (two-three days in office and other days working from home).


Interested? Please send your resume, two writing samples and desired salary range to

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