Allan Gray: Internship Programme 2023/2024

Allan Gray: Internship Programme 2023/2024 and how to apply and closing date!

Allan Gray: Grants Officer Internship Programme

The Intern Grants Officer will assist in supporting grant development and management for the Grant-Making Centre of Excellence, with the role primarily focused on grant-making for the Philanthropy Initiative with Employees of Allan Gray.

This is an opportunity to deepen practical knowledge of the philanthropic landscape and develop high-level, professional skills and engage with a diverse group of partners across Education, Economic Resilience, Early Childhood Development, and other sectors.


  • Support the effective management of the entire grant life cycle, from request for proposal to grant closure, including developing and/or analyzing opportunities, conducting thorough due diligence, maintaining, and updating the grant management system, drafting grant agreements, preparing payments, tracking milestones, reviewing, and monitoring grantee reporting.
  • Provide input into grantee capacity-building interventions and workshop coordination.
  • Assist with grant communications during Philanthropy Initiative campaigns and support the development of newsletters for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proactively develop strong, professional relationships and partnerships with Philanthropy Initiative partners, including grantees and Ambassadors.
  • Increase technical knowledge in core focus areas and share insights and observations with the grant-making team and other stakeholders as relevant.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Development, Business, Economics, or similar.
  • 0 or less than two years’ work experience.
  • Preference will be given to EE candidates.


  • Passionate about development and want to grow in this space.
  • Positive demeanor with strong interpersonal skills
  • Quick learner
  • Self-starter with the ability to take initiative and work in a fast-moving, team-orientated environment.
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good attention to detail
  • Willing to develop strong analytical and reporting skills.
  • You are adaptable and are willing to identify and try new ways of doing things.
  • Technology is a good friend.
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