Grant Writer

Every day at The Possible Project, our team wakes up to make the world a more equitable place. Our belief is that by unlocking the true potential in our students that we can ignite meaningful and lasting change in the wider world. At TPP, we’re doing this one young entrepreneur at a time. We believe this passionately and see the results concretely.

– Brenda C. Sanchez, Vice President, Development & Communications
The Possible Project


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THE OPPORTUNITY

As our grant writer, you’ll help The Possible Project tell its story to foundations, corporations and government agencies. You’ll capture the moments of discovery in our Makerspace, describe the new products launched by our young entrepreneurs, share statistical nuances about our impact promoting social emotional learning, and describe the ways in which our program model drives systemic change across the communities we serve. And it is not just about telling our story, you’ll be part of our story too as a key member of the development and communications team with direct access to all members of our senior leadership team. Together, we’ll identify new funding opportunities and seek to deepen existing philanthropic partnerships in ways that help The Possible Project grow its program offerings to serve more communities in the Greater Boston region and nationwide.

As someone with experience submitting grants and a talent for technical writing, you know what this job entails; in fact you’ll help us to navigate the complexities of grant applications (word counts, deadlines and letters of intent). Reporting to our Vice President of Development and Communications, this is your chance to serve in a senior capacity on our team and to craft our approach to submitting timely and accurate progress reports, as well as new applications and proposals to obtain project-specific funds and unrestricted operating revenue.

We are excited to share more about our organization and our fast-paced, entrepreneurial culture. Our ideas and mission are bold because we intend to drive transformative change by leading the nation in using entrepreneurship as a vehicle for learning-by-doing. Please review the information below and follow the link to apply.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

QUALIFICATIONS & MINDSETS

While there is no perfect resume, we will likely be most interested in your application if you fulfill most or all of the following:

In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrates the organization’s key values:

ENTREPRENEURSHIP
RESPECT
TEAMWORK
RESILIENCE
INTEGRITY
FUN

ABOUT THE POSSIBLE PROJECT

The Possible Project is working to close the skills and opportunities gap facing our students by providing resources and support that make them more likely to finish high school, complete education and training beyond high school, and enter careers that will provide them with a living wage.

The Possible Project is a youth entrepreneurship center that teaches students with untapped potential how to start and run their own businesses. In the process, students acquire a host of personal and professional skills that propel them to long-term success in life.

Through a combination of curriculum, support, and STEAM projects, students are empowered with the knowledge and skills necessary for success beyond high school—including resiliency, hope and self-confidence.

The Possible Project is a 501(c)(3) organization. For more information, please visit www.possibleproject.org.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

The Possible Project offers a robust compensation and benefit package including high quality health benefits and an employer contribution to your 401(k) plan.

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EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The Possible Project is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, height, weight, or marital status in employment or the provision of services.