Grant Writing Internship Program

STRIDES is looking for talented and driven undergraduate or graduate students with a passion for nonprofit work! This internship is the perfect opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students interested in pursuing a career in nonprofit management and/or grant writing. Work with us to get hands-on experience with grant writing, collaborate with an effective and meaningful nonprofit, develop yourself professionally through guided internship activities, and build your network with industry professionals!

Interns are expected to contribute 3 – 5 hours a week over a 16 – 18-week period. This is an unpaid, remote internship, but class credit may be available.

Responsibilities Include

  • Identifying grant opportunities that align with STRIDES’ mission
  • Drafting grant application materials that are responsive to the organizational purpose
  • Responding appropriately to Board and Executive Team input, implementing changes as needed, and responding positively to feedback and collaborative efforts
  • Collaborating with STRIDES’ Board of Directors and Executive Team
  • Generating ideas to strategically position STRIDES for future sustainable achievement

Additional program opportunities for interns

  • Regular touch-points with Internship Advisor
  • 1on1 meetings with Board Members
  • External speakers and workshops
  • Online training material
  • End-of-Internship presentation to the Board of Directors


If you’re interested in joining the STRIDES team, please email your resume and cover letter to or!