Fountain Theatre,

Grant Writer

25 days ago
Employment type
Los Angeles
Closing date

About this organization

Now in its 33rd year, the Fountain Theatre is one of the most highly respected nonprofit theatres in Los Angeles. The Fountain Theatre provides a supportive home for theatre and dance artists of diverse ethnic, cultural, and economic backgrounds toward the creation of new work that illuminates the communities from which they are drawn, giving artistic voice to many who may not otherwise be heard. Through Fountain for Youth, The Fountain's suite of arts education programs, The Fountain strives to provide transformative educational experiences for young people in underserved communities throughout our region. Founded in 1990, The Fountain Theatre has won hundreds of awards and provides an essential voice for Angelenos by producing outstanding theatre that challenges thinking, opens hearts, and shines an artistic light on the city's rich diversity.

About this job

The award-winning nonprofit Fountain Theatre, celebrating its 33rd year, is hiring a year-round grant writer. Seeking someone to assume the grant deadlines of existing funders (national, state, city, Foundations) and target new sources. Must have five years of grant writing experience in the nonprofit arts sector, preferably in theatre. Excellent writing and interpersonal skills, proficient in math, self-motivated, and passionate about the Fountain's mission. Must have a proven track record as a grant writer with established relationships with members of the foundation community. The grant writer will write coherent, organized, and compelling proposals and apply knowledge of fundraising methods and plans to reach income goals. Preferred applicants are deadline-driven team players with outstanding multitasking abilities .

Work Location: Hybrid remote/office in Los Angeles, CA 90029

Roles & responsibilities

Write, submit, and manage grant proposals.

Identify grant funding opportunities.

Assist with the execution of the development department’s strategy

Furnish prospective funders with supporting documents

Compile reports to the Board of Directors, as needed.


Bachelor's degree in writing or related field.

5+ years of grant writing experience.

Proficient in reaching income goals.

Proficient with MS Office Word and Excel.

Excellent knowledge of fundraising information sources.

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

Strong people skills.

Excellent organizational skills.

Ability to meet deadlines.

To apply

Email resume to Stephen Sachs, Artistic Director, at: