Job Categories: Administrative, Development, Education, Volunteer & Intern, Philadelphia County (PA), Education & Instruction, Historic/Cultural Preservation, Museums


The Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks (Landmarks) owns and/or operates four historic house museums in Philadelphia and surrounding area (Grumblethorpe, Powel House, Physick House and Historic Waynesborough), as well as additional tourism and education programming including Landmarks Tours, Landmarks Elderhostel, Landmarks Contemporary Projects and Learning with Landmarks. Landmarks is committed to providing students with valuable professional experience.

Grant Writing Intership

Interests: Writing, Grant Writing, Non-profit Administration, History, Architecture, Education

Description: The Grant Writing intern will research new funding sources, assist with writing proposals and follow up on pending proposals. They will also work with the Philadelphia Foundation Center and visit other non-profits for funding information-up for grants that support Landmarks education programs and initiatives. Intern will research foundations and corporate giving programs, contribute to writing grants and follow-up on submitted and received grants including contacting pending grant sources, sending releases of awards and major corporate contributions to area press, thank you letters, etc.

Qualifications: Excellent writing skills and phone manner, organizational ability and attention to detail, ability to work independently within a given framework and a team player.

Skills developed: Grant writing, fundraising

Reports to: John Graham, Grant Writer
Start Date: Anytime
Time Commitment: 6-12 hours per week, hours to be arranged with supervisor between 8-5, Mon-Fri
Stipend: No
To Apply:

Email letter, resume and references to Zdenka Rosa, Internship Program Coordinator

Posted: 11/27/2012   Expires: 12/27/2012