Segments in this Video

Grant Writer: Main Duties and Responsibilities (00:44)


As a grant writer, Frank Robinson offers professional services for nonprofit and government firms.

Grant Writer: Career Beginnings (01:05)

Robinson started out in banking before working with nonprofit organizations and then creating an economic development firm.

Grant Writer: Keys for Success (01:02)

Grant writing involves creativity and discipline. Research and clarity in writing is important in this career.

Grant Writer: Education and Certification Requirements (01:04)

Robinson started in college as a political science major. Keeping professional licenses is necessary for this position.

Grant Writer: Workplace Atmosphere (01:31)

Robinson works at his client's place and with a partner. Grant writing requires long work hours.

Grant Writer: Advice for Aspiring Pros (01:13)

Touring other grant writers, internships, and grant writing classes help develop writing skills for this profession.

Grant Writer: A Day on the Job (02:16)

There are no typical days in grant writing. Document reading and organization is important.

Grant Writer: Industry Goals and Services (01:15)

Presenting a lucrative return to a company is important when getting a writing grant.

Grant Writer: Industry Challenges (01:33)

Competition is high in this field. Good communication with the funder is important.

Grant Writer: Looking at the Future (01:10)

A good reputation is important when presenting grant requests for consideration.

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Grant Writer—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

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What is it like to be a Grant Writer? In this Career Q&A video interview, Frank Robinson talks about his career path, what he does on the job, and the keys to success writing grant proposals. He also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.

Length: 14 minutes

Item#: BVL162798

ISBN: 978-1-64481-012-5

Copyright date: ©2018

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