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Grant Writer

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Native Conservancy


Remote or Cordova, Alaska

Skills And Qualifications:


- Associate and/or bachelor’s degree

- Knowledge of non-profit experience and fundraising, at least 5 years experience.

- Proven track record of meeting fundraising goals and securing major gifts

- Extremely organized with keen attention to detail and strong communication skills

- Ability to multitask effectively and switch focus with ease.

- Professional, confident and tactful

- Highly proficient computer skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, Google Drive, Mailchimp, donor software)

- Tech savvy and proficient with social media and strong communications skills

- Ability to handle confidential and personal information with discretion.

- Must be proactive and self-motivated

Duties And Responsibilities:

Native Conservancy was established in 2003 to empower Alaska Native peoples to permanently protect and preserve endangered habitats on their ancestral homelands. Native Conservancy exists to support resilient futures for Indigenous peoples by preserving, repatriating and restoring ancestral homelands, traditional food sources and subsistence practices to revitalize Native culture, habitat, health and spirituality. See for more information.

Job Description:

Native Conservancy, a non-governmental organization (NGO) based in Cordova, Alaska is seeking a Grant Writer with significant fundraising experience to provide support to the Advancement Department. The position requires flexibility, and the incumbent must be a team player. The position is fully- remote with the option to be in-person.


- Conduct research of Federal and non-federal grant opportunities that align with Native Conservancy’s programming and projects.

- Build relationships and solicit guidance from federal agencies, foundations and private grantors on grant opportunities.

- Write high-quality grant proposals, applications, reports, and supporting documents in partnership with, and under the direction of the Advancement Director and Advancement Department.

- Work directly with the Advancement Director, Grant Writers, Advancement Manager and Director of Finance to manage proposal processes, participate in team engagement, and assist in grant tracking.

- Monitor application and reporting timelines and communicate in the department to ensure we are meeting funder deadlines and requirements.

- Steward grants through the full funding cycle, from prospect research to application, award, reporting, and close out.

- Work closely with the Leadership and Advancement teams to contribute to fundraising strategies and ensure annual goals are met.

- Perform other duties as needed and assigned by the Advancement Director.

Job Type:

Native Conservancy has part-time and full-time positions available. The full-time position is salaried, commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance as well as personal leave and professional development opportunities.

To Apply:

Please email your cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Please indicate in your cover letter if you are interested in full or part-time work.

Contact Info:

Please email your cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Please indicate in your cover letter if you are interested in full or part-time work.

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