North American Students of Cooperation is a network of co-ops across the United States and Canada that provides education, technical assistance, property management for members and supports mutual aid amongst our network.
Develop an understanding of NASCO’s network of member cooperatives and NASCO programs
Research funding opportunities within given guidelines
Initiate contact with potential grantors
Track and document funding opportunities within NASCO’s grant-writing calendar
Collaborate with NASCO staff on writing grant proposal materials
NASCO Staff will provide an introduction and overview of cooperative organizations in the US and Canada. This intern will work closely with NASCO staff to learn about the strengths and challenges that the cooperative movement is currently facing.
We welcome experience of all levels in grant writing and research. NASCO will provide examples and a systematic approach to researching potential grants.
This position will provide familiarity with grant research tools. The intern will get experience in targeting grant research for specific program areas as well as practice drafting grant proposals alongside NASCO staff. Along with grant writing and research experience, this position will learn about the cooperative movement and more broadly the solidarity economy.