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Grant Writer



Job Summary

The Grant Writer is a key Intersection team member who will work collaboratively to advance the organization’s mission and goals. Reporting to the Artistic Director, the Grant Writer will develop and manage grant and sponsorship proposals with a detail-oriented approach and the ability to interpret funder guidelines and policies. Strong analytical skills including critical thinking, research and information analysis, communication, and problem-solving are necessary competencies for this position. This is a remote, hourly paid, contract position averaging 12 hours per month, with some months requiring substantially more time (particularly around significant grant application deadlines), and some months requiring less time.

Job Responsibilities

Develop and submit grant and sponsorship contract proposals on behalf of Intersection in compliance with funder guidelines and deadlines.

Maintain a grants calendar manage deadlines for research, submissions, and reporting in a proactive manner.

Work in a collaborative manner with the Artistic Director, board members, and other key stakeholders throughout the application process to achieve a professional and compelling document for submission.

Manage award requirements such as the preparation of revised budgets, contract signatures, and working with staff to meet funder requirements for recognition and reporting.

Develop and maintain relationships with funders, including timely responses to requests for reports, budget revisions, contracts, and other requirements.

Research prospective grant and sponsorship opportunities on the local and national level, and develop familiarity with Intersection programs as well as key funders, organizations, and trends in contemporary classical music.

Prepare accurate grant budgets that comply with funder guidelines.

Prepare financial reports for funders in collaboration with staff members and the board Treasurer.

Maintain Intersection’s GivingMatters profile.


Bachelor’s degree preferred.

A minimum of 3 years of grant writing experience required.

Familiarity with the nonprofit arts sector preferred.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills with meticulous attention to detail.

Ability to manage multiple overlapping proposals and collaborate effectively with staff and other

team members and stakeholders.

Experience developing and working with budgets and nonprofit financial reports.

Ability to take initiative and work independently, multi-task, work well under pressure, and willingness to rapidly learn new skills as needed.

Ability to function effectively in a fluid and flexible complex and fast-paced organizational environment with demanding high energy, discretion, patience, enthusiasm, and humor.

Values the importance of equity as an organization operating principle and is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Additional Information


Competitive Compensation

Remote work eligible


How to Apply

Resume and Cover Letter are required.
Please submit materials and inquiries via email to intersection@intersectionmusic.org

Applicant review begins immediately. Position open until filled.



  • Date Posted: January 31, 2023
  • Type: Contract / Temp
  • Job Function: Accounting / Financial Management
  • Service Area: Arts / Culture
  • Start Date: 03/01/2023
  • Salary Range: $35.00 - $50.00 per hour
  • Working Hours: Various