Volunteer Grant Writer (Part-Time)

Urban ArtWorks is seeking a part-time, volunteer grant writer to help us achieve our mission to create public art that empowers youth and transforms communities. If you have experience writing grants and a desire to contribute to our work (or know someone who does), we’d love to hear from you!

This is an unpaid/volunteer position. Flexible schedule. Work can be completed at our studio and remotely.

We estimate 2-3 hours per week, and are asking for a 6-month commitment.

Duties include:

  • Assist with grant research, fundraising, and proposal processes
  • Prepare proposals and supporting documents
  • Prepare calendar of grants
  • Maintain records in database, including grant tracking and reporting
  • Identify data needs to successfully tell the Urban ArtWorks story
  • Identify additional giving opportunities
  • Work with Executive Director and Treasurer / Development chair to align strategy with grant submissions


  • 2+ years of nonprofit development and grant writing experience preferred
  • Excellent writing and administrative skills
  • Familiarity with proposals and grant narratives, ideally in youth and/or arts nonprofit organizations
  • Strong computer skills, comfortable working in a database
  • A passion for the potential of public art to make a lasting, positive impact in young people’s lives.

To apply, send a cover letter + resume to hello@urbanartworks.org.

Thank you for your interest!

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