Job Posting: Grant Writer

The Institute for Religious and Socio-Political Studies (I-RSS) is seeking a grant writer to assist with grant research, and application preparation and submission. This is a temporary, short-term position that will be done remotely, reporting directly to the I-RSS Research Director. Applicants should have experience in grant writing for non-profit organizations and/or independent research institutes, be able to demonstrate past experiences in grant writing and successes, and be eager to uplift the mission of the I-RSS.


Conduct research into relevant grant applications for the Institute to apply for including deadlines, eligibility, application requirements, outreach with funding organizations/bodies and so forth.

Write and prepare applications for relevant grants on behalf of the I-RSS

Report to I-RSS Research Director

Qualifications: Demonstrated grant writing and non-profit experience; Legally eligible to work in Canada.

Location: Remote, in Canada applicants only.

Compensation: $25/hour, approximately 30-60 hours over 3 monthsApplications: Send a short cover letter, CV and 2 writing samples to by March 20, 2022, 11:59pm PST

About the Institute for Religious and Socio-Political Studies

The Institute for Religious and Socio-Political Studies (I-RSS) uses inter-disciplinary academic research to actively shape and contribute to the discourse about Muslims and Islam in North America, especially Canada. As a non-profit research institute, the I-RSS mission is to produce original and relevant research, filling the gaps in North American academic policy circles. I-RSS does this by creating much-needed space for research, outreach, advocacy, and discussion. I-RSS believes in the practical application of research findings, producing policy analyses and providing recommendations on issues concerning Muslims to Islamic organizations. I-RSS research also informs all levels of government for better engagement with North American Muslims.

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