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East Nashville Hope Exchange, Inc.

Grant Writer

East Nashville Hope Exchange, Inc.


Job Summary

East Nashville Hope Exchange, Inc. (ENHE) is looking for an enthusiastic and passionate grant writer to research, draft, and submit proposals to help our organization receive additional grant funding. See details below:

Type: Part-time/Contract 375hrs
Location: Hybrid-419 Woodland St. (St. Ann’s Episcopal Church)/Remote
Compensation: $30-$40/hr commensurate with experience
Dates/Times: Schedule to be agreed upon mutually; Monthly/Weekly work plans to be
established at the beginning of each month.

East Nashville Hope Exchange’s (ENHE) mission is to strengthen the literacy of at-risk children in East Nashville. Our vision is to inspire “reading for life” in
our children and their families. We emphasize summer learning, family and community engagement, and striving for grade-level profi ciency in reading. During the summer we operate intensive 6 week instructional programs staffed by certifi ed teachers with individualized literacy instruction and a thematic focus of “My Family, My Community, My World,” through books, projects, daily guest readers, and fi eld trips. Weekly family workshops teach families how to support literacy at home and do well in school. During the school year we support student progress through monthly family workshops, tutoring, facilitation of nightly reading at home, follow-up phone calls, and home/school visits.

Job Responsibilities

  • Identifies, interprets, applies for and manages future grant funding.
  • Identifies expenditure variances and recommends methods, strategies, and proceduresto ensure allocated resources are neither exceeded nor significantly under-spent.
  • Reviews and reconciles grant reports
  • Maintains grant records
  • This detailed data will be necessary for audit purposes and would be key for management to incorporate into decision-making.
  • Develops procedural changes and/or recommends process changes related to grant activity.
  •  Responds to inquiries and audit activities and recommends corrective action and ensures appropriate follow up.
  •  Ensure that grant funded activities are meeting grant performance measures.
  • Ability to work with external stakeholders who receive grant funding
  • Coordinates bi-weekly meetings for check-in and grant updates
  • Design and coordinate fundraising efforts


  •  Strong communications skills and ability to work collaboratively with internal and external partners
  •  High level project management/grant management skills
  •  Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to collect, organize and analyze data
  • Computer skills, including proficiency in Excel
  • Ability to work remotely or onsite
  • Experience working with budgets and spreadsheets and preparing performancemetric/outcomes reports                                                          Education:
  • Bachelor’s                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Experience:
  • Microsoft Office
  • Budgeting
  • Funding
  • Grant Funding: minimum 2-5 years (preferred)
  • Analytical
  • Attention Detail
  • Excel

Additional Information



How to Apply

Send letter of interest and resume to


  • Date Posted: January 12, 2022
  • Type: Contract / Temp
  • Job Function: Fundraising / Revenue Development
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 02/01/2022
  • Salary Range: $30-$40/hr
  • Working Hours: Flexible