Grant Writer

Atlanta, GA, USA
10 days ago
Full time role


The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE)

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Job Description

Grant Writer

If interested in this position, please submit a current resume and cover letter to


About CTE

The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) is a member-supported 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that develops, promotes, and implements advanced transportation technologies, vehicles, and fuels that reduce environmental pollution and fossil fuel dependency. CTE is a passionate, progressive workplace open to employee-driven ideas and opportunities. CTE is headquartered in Atlanta, GA with offices in Berkeley, Los Angeles, and St. Paul.


This job opportunity is located in Atlanta.


CTE’s mission is to improve the health of our climate and communities by bringing people together to develop and commercialize clean, efficient, and sustainable transportation technologies. Since 1993, CTE has managed a portfolio of over $800 million in team research, development, and demonstration projects. We’ve helped over 200 US companies move their technologies into the global energy and transportation mainstream. Currently, CTE is heavily involved in the deployment of electric vehicles across the U.S. CTE works closely with vehicle manufacturers, component providers, and fleet operators, including transit agencies and logistics organizations across the country. To learn more about CTE, please visit


Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

CTE is committed to championing inclusivity, diversity, and equity through our pursuit of a zero-emission future. We are motivated by our mission to improve the health of our climate for all people. Our staff seek to create a community where your identity is not only embraced, but celebrated. Whatever your race, ethnicity, sexuality, gender, religion, or socioeconomic status may be, we welcome and encourage all individuals to join us in transforming transportation.


Position Summary 

CTE is seeking to add a dedicated Grant Writer that will support the organization by researching grant opportunities, collaborating with industry stakeholders, and writing coherent, organized, and compelling proposals. The ideal candidate is a deadline-driven team player with outstanding writing, organizational, and multitasking abilities. Applicants must also have the ability to lead stakeholders through the entire grant writing process from conception to submission. For this position, CTE prefers candidates that are committed to CTE’s mission and that have experience working on public grant opportunities from local and federal government entities. Preference will also be given to candidates that are passionate about or have direct experience working in environmental policy.



  • Research grant opportunities from government and non-government agencies
  • Identify opportunities that align with CTE’s mission and the qualifications of our members
  • Support/lead the development of grant proposals in collaboration with multiple stakeholders across multiple markets
  • Outline and track solicitation requirements to ensure competitiveness and completeness
  • Set and adhere to strict deadlines to ensure timely completion of deliverables across multiple stakeholders
  • Draft and submit final grant proposals and supporting documents based on the funding requirements of the solicitation
  • Develop relationships with funding agencies, sponsors, and other stakeholders
  • Respond to internal and external queries on drafted and submitted proposals
  • Display adherence to the organization’s mission and maintain proficient knowledge of the CTE’s history and programs
  • Assist with the development of internal processes and procedures related to grant management
  • Work with CTE’s Salesforce Administrator to maintain a detailed database of CTE’s pending and awarded project pipeline


Required Qualifications

  • Four-year degree
  • 3+ years proposal/grant writing experience
  • Proficient in English writing
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
  • Demonstrated history of collaboration and teamwork; strong people skills
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Legally eligible to work in the United States
  • Experience using Salesforce is preferred


Salary Range

  • $50,000 – $60,000


Benefits Summary

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, and Life Insurance
  • Medical and Dependent Care FSA
  • 401k Match
  • Annual Raises
  • PTO (Vacation, Sick Leave, Holidays, Volunteer Time)
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Flexible Work Schedule / Hybrid Work Arrangement
  • Education Assistance
  • Phone and Parking Subsidies
  • Computer Equipment/Software
  • Valued at approximately $15,000-$20,000/year


How to Apply

Please submit a current resume and cover letter to


CTE is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender, gender identification, gender expression, marital status, HIV status, disability, or any other status protected by laws or regulations. All employment decisions are based on business need, qualifications, and merit.

The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE)

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