University impact

Position Summary:

University Impact is hiring two part-time grant writers for Winter 2019. The grant writers will work under the direction of the fund’s managing director. This is a paid position; those hired will be expected to work 15-20 hours per week. Please e-mail with any further questions. Applicants should apply on Handshake.


  • Excellent writing, editing, and research skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Well-versed in grant writing proposal requirements
  • Knowledge of philanthropic ecosystem 
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and InDesign (preferred)


  • Identify funding sources for University Impact, consulting clients, and portfolio companies
  • Write grant proposals for University Impact, consulting clients, and portfolio companies
  • Manage donor correspondence
  • Research social impact areas (as needed)

About University Impact

University Impact is a student-run impact investing firm that addresses the world’s social and environmental problems by making market-return investments that focus on innovative, sustainable, and scalable impact solutions. Our board members have decades of social impact experience in a range of capacities and our associates come from across the academic disciplines. We focus on areas of impact that align with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

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