PTC is Seeking a Foundation Grant Writer

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PTC is seeking a Foundation Grant Writer for a short term contract (April – July 2021). Apply with a cover letter, 1-page writing sample and resume including references in a single PDF to by March 15th.


  • Updating PTC’s case for support based on current programming.
  • Assessing current grant projections and recommending updates.
  • Drafting letters of inquiry for already-identified family foundation and corporate foundation opportunities.
  • Submitting and tracking inquiries using Grant Advance.
  • Researching new opportunities and recommending activities for the next fiscal year.

Remuneration and expectations:

This is a limited-term contract position. The project scope is $5000, based on a $75-100/hr hourly rate. The applicant will provide their own computer and work remotely. PTC will provide access to the Grant Advance portal, remote meeting tools, programming information, and collaboration from the team. The Foundation Grant Writer reports to the Artistic & Executive Director and collaborates with the PTC team to receive program updates.

The successful applicant will have experience with family foundation applications, anti-oppressive language practice, and development of a case for support. Familiarity with Grant Advance is an asset. This position requires attention to detail, the ability to use online tools with minimal instruction, and a high level of critical thinking.


Playwrights Theatre Centre is continuously working to make all our programs accessible. We encourage people with a lived experience of disability to apply for all opportunities. We are also an equity-seeking company, with a history of working with artists from numerous communities. We are dedicated to creating spaces within which Indigenous, Black, people of colour, 2SLGBTAI+ people, and people with intersectional identity perspectives can lead and create.

PTC acknowledges the sovereignty of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations on whose traditional, unceded and occupied territories we live and work.