Grant Writer

Africa Bridge
Oregon, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Jan 27, 2023
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Grant Writer     

Africa Bridge is a non-profit serving vulnerable children and their villages in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania.  Africa Bridge began in 2000 and has benefitted the lives of 70,000 villagers in 38 villages. 

Job Purpose

The impact of Africa Bridge’s work to date has has been documented in an impact evaluation study by the University of Texas as a game changer in alleviating extreme poverty.  We are seeking a Grant Writer who will join us in our exciting quest to grow and expand our program and has the potential to move into broader development work.  This Grant Writer will research funding sources, establish relationships with potential funders, prepare, submit, document, and follow up on grant applications and prepare Africa Bridge personnel to engage potential funders.   We anticipate the focus will be on, but not limited to, family foundations.  Work will be done remotely.

Nature and Duration of Contract

Our Grant Writer will work approximately 20 hours per week for an initial period of 6 months.  The contract can be extended as funding exists and the work is excellent. 


Depending on qualifications


  • Alignment with and passion for our mission and work in Africa, alleviating extreme poverty
  • Proven track record of success gaining grants for international non-profits in excess of $100,000
  • Documented potential for taking on larger development work
  • Minimum of three years of experience successfully writing substantial grants 

To Apply

Please send your CV and proposed compensation to John Worcester, Africa Bridge Executive Director, at  John can be reached at 503 985 9551.

Apply for Grant Writer

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required

Your file must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, or .rtf. No larger than 1MB
Selected file:

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named employer, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on The Chronicle of Philanthropy Jobs you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please contact us. All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.

You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert