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Sommer Neff Consulting is actively hiring for a Non-Profit Grant Writer.


The full Contractor Job Description is listed below. If would like to be considered for this opportunity, please send your current Resume and two (2) writing samples to


Contractor Job Description 


Nonprofit Grant Writer

Sommer Neff Consulting (SNC)

Contract, Remote/Virtual


At SNC, we believe high quality program design and a constant focus on professional development are critical to sustain and grow effective programs that help move the needle on the big issues facing our community. We’d love for you to consider joining our team! Please read below for current contracting opportunities: 



The SNC Nonprofit Grant Writer is responsible for writing and packaging grant proposals for foundations, corporate funders, and trusts on behalf of nonprofit organizations. The ideal team member operates with a growth mindset, takes initiative, and is able to clearly synthesize information in a compelling way. SNC realizes that our team members have a life outside of work, and we encourage work/life balance. The amount of hours worked per week can be flexible and individualized to the qualified candidate, and team members work autonomously, with the expectation that deadlines and goals are met. 


Key Responsibilities


  • Gain a complete understanding of the nonprofit organization(s) assigned, performing comprehensive research into each, as provided. 

  • Perform diligent research into grant-making organizations to ensure alignment.  

  • Write grant applications/reports that display high quality technical ability (accurate grammar and syntax) and simultaneous compelling storytelling ability.  

  • Work closely with the SNC CEO to respond to requests for special reports, collaterals, and other materials with a strategic perspective. 

  • Represent SNC if called upon during collaborative meetings. 




  • Preferred knowledge of and familiarity with the local nonprofit sector. 

  • Nonprofit work experience is a plus, preferably on the program and/or fundraising side. 


Skills & Requirements


  • Experience managing grant-related projects, preferred 

  • Familiarity with the local nonprofit sector, preferred

  • Experience with managing multiple deadlines


Additionally, the ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Strong interpersonal skills (listening and relationship‐building abilities, along with strong verbal, written skills), with ability to effectively interact with and put at ease individuals of all levels and backgrounds. 

  • Highly organized, with ability to provide attention to both detail and the big picture. 

  • Ability to thrive in a fluid, unstructured, entrepreneurial environment. 

  • Flexibility and the ability to work autonomously as well as take direction as needed. 

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills. 


SNC’s Vision

Helping all organizations care for themselves so they can be the best for those they serve. 


SNC’s Mission

Help organizations invest in critically organized and innovative programming that is run by a skilled, healthy workforce, which creates the most sustainable impact.


SNCs Values

  • Partnership: value a model of openness, trust, effective communication and mutual accountability with each other.

  • Lasting Impact: think long term even in the short term and work collaboratively to create lasting impact.

  • Sustainability: sustainability for any organization is better guaranteed when we have well organized and innovative programming run by a healthy, skilled workforce.

  • Resiliency: care about staff and recognize burnout is prevalent in the nonprofit world, and vow to teach skills that generate resiliency in the workforce and create healthy, vibrant workplaces.

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