Grant Writing Internship Opportunity (Unpaid)

Unpaid Internship, Volunteer
Posted 4 months ago

Organization Name: The Purple Leaf Foundation, Inc.

Position Title: Grant Writing Intern (Unpaid)

Location: Remote (Open to candidates worldwide)

Start Date: Immediate

Duration: Open-ended

About Us:

At The Purple Leaf Foundation, Inc., a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit, we are dedicated to global positive change. As fervent community advocates, we tirelessly support individuals affected by domestic violence, promote community wellness, and build resilience through impactful programs and services. Our mission is to create a world where every individual, regardless of location, has access to comprehensive healthcare, education, and support. By standing as community advocates, we aim to inspire change, cultivate compassion, and make a lasting impact on lives across the globe, fostering resilient communities.

Internship Overview:

Embark on a meaningful journey with us as a Grant Writing Intern. As an integral part of our community advocacy efforts, you’ll play a crucial role in securing funds for initiatives such as domestic violence services, community advocacy, and education programs. This unpaid internship provides a unique opportunity to gain practical experience in grant writing, contributing to the betterment of communities worldwide.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Research and identify potential grant opportunities aligned with our global mission and focus areas.
  2. Collaborate with team members to gather essential information for grant applications.
  3. Craft compelling and persuasive grant proposals communicating our organization’s needs, goals, and impact effectively.
  4. Maintain an organized grants calendar, ensuring deadlines are met, and applications are submitted in a timely manner.
  5. Stay informed about global grant trends, best practices, and funding opportunities relevant to our mission.

Internship for College Credit:

  • Compliant with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
  • Registered non-profit in Florida with 501(c)(3) determination from the IRS.
  • Aligned with institutional learning, providing a hands-on/applied approach.
  • Responsibilities tailored to each individual based on their degree program requirements.
  • Qualifications: Enrolled and interested students.
  • Responsibilities customized to individual preferences and goals.
  • End-of-program presentation on a relevant topic for potential credit submission to institutions.

Entrepreneurial Opportunity:

  • Interns encouraged to be entrepreneurial within our dynamic startup phase.
  • Wear many hats, tailoring your internship to align with long-term goals and passions.

Mentorship and Networking:

  • Receive mentorship from professionals across various backgrounds.
  • Gain real-world skills applicable across industries.
  • Networking opportunities within the organization.

Future Paid Positions:

  • Full-time paid positions TBD based on grants.
  • Interns given priority for paid positions as they become available.

Application Process:

If you’re passionate about making a global impact and gaining hands-on grant writing experience, we invite you to apply. Submit your resume and a brief cover letter expressing your interest.


As our foundation expands, we aim to hire from our internship pool. Stay engaged, ask questions, and seize learning opportunities during the internship.

Thank you for considering joining The Purple Leaf Foundation, Inc. Together, let’s build resilient communities worldwide and make a lasting impact.

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