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Cuban American Youth Orchestra

Grant Writer

Location: Twin Cities Metro, MN
Type: Temp / Contract
Category: Development and fundraising
Deadline: June 30, 2019

City: Minneapolis, MN
Salary: $75 / hr.

Job description

Cuban American Youth Orchestra (CAYO) seeks an independent grant writer to research and pursue contributed income opportunities for the organization, including foundation and government grants, corporate funding and other revenue sources. This person will work closely with CAYO’s Executive Director. Position is an independent contractor posting, with a rate of $75/hour.

The grant writer will be responsible for:
· Conducting prospect research to identify and cultivate new revenue sources
· Writing grant and proposal content
· Coordinating the grant application process
· Maintaining grant calendar
· Submission of interim and final reports as necessary

Qualifications or requirements

Required skills include
· A minimum of 2 years of experience in professional writing; nonprofit experience a plus
· Demonstrated ability to write successful grant proposals
· Ability to work collaboratively and meet tight deadlines
· Excellent grammar and organizational skills
· Ability to understand and compile all required grant attachments, including financials and evaluation data

Knowledge of Minnesota funders highly desirable

How to apply

Please submit letter of application, including a rundown on your grant writing track record, by June 21 to Rena Kraut, Executive Director at