Join Our Team


As nonprofits across the country react, respond, and adapt to COVID-19, Elevate’s work supporting the grant programs of our nonprofit clients is more important than ever.

We continue to meet (virtually!) with current clients and launch new partnerships. Learn more about joining our team below!

Elevate is always seeking talented, creative high achievers who love to work hard and want to see results for our nonprofit clients.

We form in-depth partnerships with our nonprofits across the country to improve their program outcomes, and build more sustainable organizations. We work closely with our clients to build and maintain a strong grants program, using a team model that allows us to bring exceptional and experienced fundraisers to nonprofits at a more affordable rate. 

Each team is comprised of up to three roles, including: a Team Director, a Grant Writer, and a Grants Coordinator.

Core Roles

Director – Institutional Development

Elevate’s Directors (referred to internally as Team Directors), lead 5-6 client teams working with nonprofit organizations who work across a wide variety of issue areas and typically have annual budgets anywhere between $1 million and $12 million. For this role, Elevate seeks skilled grant writers with the confidence, flexibility, and persistence to consult this wide variety of nonprofit organizations on institutional fundraising. Strong candidates have at least four years of experience in foundation fundraising, including writing and submitting grants for nonprofits, formally and informally mentoring junior staff, and developing and executing an effective fundraising strategy.

Learn more about this role and apply online

Grant Writer

Elevate’s Grant Writers provide the capacity that drives our clients forward. They research funding opportunities, draft grants and reports, and submit to funders. Grant Writers benefit from the mentorship of experienced fundraisers and significant opportunities for professional development. Candidates must have at least one year of experience writing and submitting grants for nonprofits and demonstrate initiative.

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Grants Coordinator

Grants Coordinators keep our teams at their best. They provide invaluable administrative support by assisting in onboarding new clients, managing grant calendars and deadlines, preparing for meetings, following up with action items, and generally staying ahead of the curve — all while learning essential writing and consulting skills to help them grow as the firm does. Candidates must have at least one full year of experience working with nonprofits, be highly detail-oriented, have excellent time management skills, and be interested in developing skills as a grant writer.

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Other Open Positions at Elevate

Outside of our core roles, Elevate periodically has employment opportunities in other departments including operations, client engagement, and special projects. See a full list of current openings here.

Elevate Internships

Currently accepting applications for Spring 2021 Internships

As an Elevate intern, you will learn from and support our Operations & Marketing Team — a group of creative problem solvers, efficiency enthusiasts, and business builders who work behind the scenes to promote and amplify Elevate’s mission. Elevate’s Operations & Marketing Internships include a variety growth opportunities and projects that can be customized to each individual intern’s interests and professional goals.

Possible areas of focus include: Marketing, Operations, Business Development, Grant Writing, and Institutional Fundraising.

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How to Apply

We love our team and always look forward to welcoming new staff. Please apply online here. Your resume and cover letter should detail the following:


A Note About Our Hiring Process

We accept applications and hire for our core roles on a rolling basis that aligns with our staffing needs for new clients and projects. This process can take anywhere from one to three months from application to start date.

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