Grant Writer

Date Posted: February 21, 2018

Department: Development

Reports to: Director of Institutional Funding

The grant writer for Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) is part of a 15-person department responsible for raising approximately $5 million in annual operating support from a variety of funding sources. This position reports to the director of Institutional Funding, and, together with a senior coordinator for corporate partnerships, works to raise approximately $2 million from foundations, corporations, and select government agencies through grants and sponsorship.

Primary Responsibilities:

Secondary Responsibilities:


Internal: BBG Program, Finance, and Development staff
External: Foundation, corporation, and government agency staff, Garden volunteers


How to Apply:

Email your résumé, cover letter, and a writing sample (five pages or less) to [email protected]. Make sure the position title is clearly stated in your cover letter as well as in the email’s subject line. No telephone calls for position inquiries, please.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.