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Grant / Proposal Writer

Our Mission

To be a catalyst for change, Momentum Professional Strategy Partners helps organizations embed equity, inclusion, inclusion and accessibility into the fabric of their operations by providing expert guidance and support. We provide our clients with innovative, research-based consulting solutions that create meaningful and lasting change in organizational cultures and the communities they serve.

Position Overview

We’re hiring a Grant/Proposal Writer who can help us more effectively accomplish our mission as a company.  We provide our clients with innovative, research-based consulting solutions that create meaningful and lasting change in organizational cultures and the communities they serve. The change we want to make in our work is to dismantle systems of oppression and build more inclusive and equitable workplaces, communities, and institutions.

We've got exciting new projects in the works… so many that we need a hand to get them all done.


And that is where you come in!

We need you to lead the charge in the research, development, and execution of writing and submitting proposals/grants on behalf of Momentum Professional Strategy Partners! 

Who You'll Work With

This is a full-time role that reports directly to our Chief Executive Officer. You’ll work closely with our Communications Director to prepare, submit and manage grants and proposals to foundations, government entities and corporate sources.

We are looking for someone who has excellent project management skills with the ability to juggle multiple tasks at a time and who also has dreams of long-term growth with Momentum Professional Strategy Partners. This is a remote, work-from-home position with occasional travel to our main office in Tacoma, WA. 

This position will also require flexibility, including working some occasional evenings and weekends. We run several live events per year that may require your in-person assistance.


Who We Are

We are a Black-owned, woman-owned consulting firm that exists to help organizations and institutions dismantle systems of oppression and build more inclusive and equitable workplaces, communities, and institutions. 

We want our clients to have all the resources they need to lead inclusive and equitable teams that create positive change in the world.

Our Clients

We also have a growing number of organizations, businesses and institutions that we serve. 

Our client base includes:

  • Local community non-profit organizations 

  • Trade associations from a wide range of industries

  • Corporations with a national footprint

  • Governmental entities

Words that describe the majority of our customers would be: purposeful, people-centered, ambitious, and mission-driven. 


We Are a Hybrid Company

Momentum Professional Strategy Partners is a hybrid company which means:

  • We have a central office but we conduct most meetings via Zoom.

  • We work together via Asana, email, and Zoom meetings.

  • Depending on your role, you can work from home, in our office or both.

Our Values

Inclusive and Collaborative

We achieve better outcomes by engaging each other intentionally, continuously, and meaningfully; we maximize opportunities and our collective potential by breaking down silos, partnering, and convening in conversations.

Diverse and People Focused

We represent the mosaic of the communities we serve at all levels. We nurture respect and dignity by valuing every person’s leadership, strengths and assets.

Responsive and Adaptive

We are culturally and linguistically responsive to and driven by the communities we serve.

Transparent and Accountable

We build trust and shared understanding by being transparent and accountable in our actions, processes, and measures.

Racially Just

We work to dismantle systems, policies, and practices that perpetuate structural racism, inequities, and different forms of discrimination based on power and privilege.

Company Culture

Working at Momentum Professional Strategy Partners would be a great fit for you IF:

  • You want to work for a woman-run, Black-owned company with a diverse team and customer base.

  • You crave meaningful work. You want to make a difference in people’s lives.

  • You are someone who does what they say they’re going to doYou have impeccable follow-through. When you say, “I will deliver this project by Thursday at 3 pm PST,” you get it done. When you give your word, you mean it.

  • You are someone who takes initiative. You think ahead and address problems before they arise. 

  • You are very familiar with Momentum Professional Strategy Partners and what we’re all about. You read our newsletter. You follow us on social media. You’re a fan!

If that sounds like you, we welcome you to apply for our open Grant/Proposal Writer Position


The Grant/Proposal Writer is responsible for researching and identifying public, foundation and corporate grant prospects; writing and submitting proposals for mission-based projects, including detailed budgets; submitting grant reports; cultivating and stewarding relationships with individual and major donors, as well as institutional and corporate funders.  A deep passion for social justice is a MUST! The ideal candidate embraces the opportunity to lead and drive the adoption and implementation of storytelling through lens of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEIA).

This position requires a strong and continued commitment to Momentum's mission and values.

Responsibilities & Essential Duties  

  • Fully understand Momentum's business strategy, services and our unique mission. 

  • Evaluate the funding needs, as well as the business goals of Momentum. 

  • Draft detailed and accurate grant/proposal reports to share with executive leadership.

  • Establish a grant/proposal process and playbook.

  • Establish a grant/proposal training plan for new members of the grant/proposal team.

  • Develop strategies to harness existing relationships, identify new opportunities, and secure partnerships with corporations and institutional foundations.

  • Write and submit multidisciplinary and collaborative grants/proposals, ranging in size, scope and complexity, to foundations, corporations, government, and other institutions.

  • Manage grant/proposal tracking processes and reporting schedule, satisfying all reporting requirements in a timely manner.

  • Partner with Chief Executive Officer on operational duties related to grant/proposal contracts and negotiations.

  • Actively engage in ongoing grant/proposal research to identify and prioritize funding opportunities.


  • Revenue goals and targets are reviewed, reported on, and met on a consistent basis.

  • We have clear grant/proposal plans, systems, and processes that are being followed.

  • We have clear KPIs for proposals and grants that are being followed.

  • The Chief Executive Officer is able to focus on strategic efforts rather than tactical ones.

  • All grants/proposals are produced and submitted on time, following the plan and strategy. 


As we’re looking for an ideal fit, our new Grant/Proposal Writer will likely possess what we’ve listed below:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, psychology, cultural studies or a relevant field.

  • A minimum of 3 years experience in a Grant/Proposal Writer role.

  • Excellent project management skills with the ability to juggle multiple tasks at a time and pay close attention to detail.

  • Strong copywriting and editing skills, with the ability to adapt to different communication styles.

  • Conscientious and flexible, with a strong work ethic and team-player attitude.

  • Proficient in Google Docs, Google Sheets, Canva and Asana.

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.

  • Organized with attention to detail.

  • Excels at time management, planning, and processes, and the ability to adapt to change.

  • Detail-oriented.

  • Computer proficiency. 

  • You’re a problem solver and think ahead to ensure any challenges don’t greatly impact project progress or outcomes.

  • Delivers well ahead of deadlines.

  • You both love working with teams and being left alone so you can produce results.

  • You love operating in a fast-moving environment and adhere to deadlines while producing high-quality work each and every time.

  • Emotionally self-regulates even during times of pressure and stress to be present for the team and the Chief of Operations.

  • A quiet remote work environment, including:

    • A computer

    • Cell phone

    • High-speed internet

When you work with us, you’ll get:

  • Experience in a fast-growing company where things change daily, new ideas come to life in a matter of weeks, and everybody is fully invested every single day.

  • The chance to stretch professionally. If there is a skill set or topic you’re interested in, this is the place to learn and challenge yourself. 

  • Your voice is heard! Every one of our team members has the chance to give input, create value and make a big impact on the future of our company. 

  • A team behind you that is cheerleading you, supporting you, guiding you and championing you. 

  • Do your work from anywhere: your living room, the coffee shop, etc.

  • We offer a competitive base salary package including, but not limited to:​

    • Health insurance

    • Paid time off

If you’ve read through this description and you think this may be the right fit for you – now it’s time to take action and apply!  (Keep in mind we will begin interviewing potential candidates immediately, so we highly recommend applying as soon as possible).

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