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Needed: Volunteer Grant Writer
Organization: LaRock Productions & Coming Home Festival
Location: remote in Ontario (festival will be in Amaranth, near Orangeville ON)


As our Grant Writer, you will be responsible for identifying grant opportunities and managing the grant development and proposal process. Primary responsibilities include: preparation of proposals, grant applications, and requisite reports. The position requires researching & assessing potential grant applications for their relevance to our organization and will involve writing compelling, strategic applications in a timely manner to meet grant deadlines.


Coming Home Festival is a grassroots event created to showcase local musicians, artisans, holistic practitioners and wellness workshops to both educate and nurture healthy lifestyle practices while also bringing tourism dollars back into the local economy.

Are you passionate about supporting music and the arts while creating conscious community for the purpose of transformation and healing of body, mind and spirit?  Do you have a strong desire to make a meaningful impact on one's health and wellbeing which not only affects community but also the global collective as a whole?  Join Coming Home Festival as a Volunteer Grant Writer and contribute your skills to help secure funding for our vital initiatives.  It is our vision to give back to the community and with that, would like to offer a small percentage of any potential grant monies received for your time and dedication to our vision by helping us create further sustainability into the future.  As a Volunteer Grant Writer, you will play a pivotal role in developing persuasive grant proposals that enable us to continue creating positive change in our community.


  • Collaborate with Festival Founder & Organizer to understand the organization's projects, goals, and financial needs for grant applications.
  • Research and identify potential grant opportunities from foundations, corporations, and government agencies that align with our mission and projects.
  • Write, edit, and proofread grant proposals, letters of inquiry, and other fundraising materials in alignment with grant requirements and guidelines.
  • Gather and synthesize relevant data, statistics, and impact metrics to support grant applications and demonstrate our organization's effectiveness.
  • Liaise with Festival Founder & Organizer to ensure that grant proposals accurately convey program activities, outcomes, and budget needs.
  • Maintain an organized grants calendar, tracking application deadlines, requirements, and reporting obligations.
  • Assist in following up on grant submissions, engaging with funders as necessary, and providing timely reporting on grant-related activities.

Required Skills:

  • Possess a strong passion and commitment to creating positive social impact.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, with the ability to craft compelling grant proposals.
  • Ability to conduct thorough research and identify suitable grant opportunities.
  • Detail-oriented mindset and the ability to manage multiple grant applications and deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse teams.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word and Excel.
  • Understanding for-profit programs, impact assessment, and budget development.

Commitment:  This role will require approximately 5-15 hours per week


How to Apply:

  • Resume/CV will only be accepted via , Attention Christine LaRock
  • Please indicate the role title when you submit your application

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We look forward to hearing from you!


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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Apr 17 2024    ID: 70934