Split This Rock

Grant Writer

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Overview of Role

Split This Rock seeks to engage a part-time, contracted grant writing and reporting consultant to assemble, prepare, and draft applications and reports for our major recurring grants and to provide recommendations for pursuing new short and longer-term funding based on new and existing grant research.

We want to work with a professional who understands and values disability justice, racial equity, and anti-oppression as core organizational operating principles. We're particularly interested in individuals who have experience working with organizations at the intersection of arts and social justice and share our commitment to equity, access, and liberation. Please note any relevant experiences or relationships in your application materials.

We welcome applications from beyond the Washington, DC metro area.

Scope of Work

We invite applications from consultants to accomplish the following tasks:

  • Draft and assemble grant applications & reports for recurring funders. Work with staff to create a grant calendar for all applications and reports. Draft applications and reports based on existing materials, requesting updated information from staff as needed. Enter and save drafts of approved applications and reports using online portals where applicable.
  • Organize, research, document, and assess new annual and multi-year grant prospects. Draw on research already completed and update prospects data based on additional research. On a quarterly basis, present staff and board with 2-3 additional funding prospects that are a best fit for Split This Rock and recommended strategy for pitching each funder.
  • Report to Managing Director. Work in deep collaboration with Managing Director to organize grants and grant reports materials, manage grant calendar, and coordinate submissions.


Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. For best consideration, please send your application materials by Wednesday, November 9, 2022.

Consultation contract completed by June 30, 2023, with possibility of renewing for the following fiscal year (July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024).


The ideal budget for this position is $30/hour for 20 hours of work/week. We are open to negotiating payment schedules via retainer, hourly rates, deliverables.

Submission details

Please include the following information in your application:

  • Resume and cover letter that includes: (1) general qualifications of individual consultant, including specific experience working with nonprofits in organizational/leadership transitions and/or operating under a shared leadership model; and (2) demonstrated experience with organizations working at the intersection of arts, education, and social justice.
  • Client list and contact information for three references.


Send all application materials to info@splitthisrock.org with “Grant Writer–[YOUR NAME]” as the subject line. 

Access, Equity, and Inclusion: Split This Rock encourages applications from women, people of color, bilingual and bicultural individuals, people with disabilities, nonbinary and LGBTQ+ candidates. Split This Rock is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, family duties, personal appearance, citizenship status, or any basis prohibited by federal or local laws.

Contact Information

Split This Rock
1301 Connecticut Ave NW
Suite 600
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