Financial Resources

Financial Resources


  • Recruit and hold Individual donors/members
  • Secure grant funding
  • Develop service/consulting revenues
  • Develop processes

There are a number of volunteer positions available for our financial resources team:

  • Grant opportunity researcher
    • Supervised by Grant Supervisor
    • Time commitment: 10-20 hours, twice per year
    • Research foundations that might be appropriate for LCEA to apply for grant money from, e.g. via Foundation Center database in San Francisco
  • Grant writer
    • Supervised by Grant Supervisor
    • Time commitment: 5-20 hours per grant application
    • Work with Grant Supervisor and staff to write project-specific grants
  • House party organizer
    • Supervised by Fundraising lead
    • Time commitment: 10-20 hours per house party
    • Draft and send invitations, manage RSVPs
    • Manage logistical preparation and delegation of tasks
    • Work with Fundraising lead to create program for event
    • Support house party host with with event preparation and/or clean up on day of event
  • Donor phone bank trainer
    • Supervised by Fundraising lead
    • Time commitment: 10-15 hours per phone bank
    • Work with Fundraising lead to develop phone banking script
    • Support in organizing phone bank, working with volunteer coordinator to invite volunteers to attend
    • Train volunteer phone bankers on day of phone bank
  • Business/legal consultant
    • Supervised by Fundraising lead
    • Time commitment: periodic support with new contracts
    • Support in contract negotiation for consulting services
    • Support in reviewing potential conflict of interest issues
    • Support in case we transition to 501(c)(3)


  • A passion for the clean power, healthy communities perspective of the LCEA
  • General knowledge/background regarding renewable energy and renewable energy policy
  • Good research and analysis skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Responsible, very organized, and detail-oriented

How to Apply:

Please include a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and your availability, along with a resume to Women, LGBTQI, and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. No phone calls please. Thanks for your interest!