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CloudNOW Inc.

Grant research, writing, and proposal submission

Business Planning

Project details

Target skills

  • Grant writing
  • Market research

Project need

Core responsibilities for this project

Researches and identifies potential grant opportunities using grant clearinghouses and other online retrieval systems and brings them to directors for review;
Collects/gathers data and program content with assistance from directors and coordinators in order to complete grant applications; develops timeline for collection in order to meet submission deadline;
Assembles proposal and manages submission process end-to-end.
CloudNOW’s focus is to provide STEM scholarship funds to under represented groups and increase socio-economic justice.

Vint Cerf, Father of the Internet, Chief Internet Evangelist at Google and one of the key supporters of the CloudNOW Scholarship fund, stated about CloudNOW:

“This is the type of initiative that will provide the technology industry with a vast new infusion of skills, talent and leadership that is way overdue. Technology has always been driven from a grass roots level up and shown that the best minds, when given a chance, can change the world. This scholarship is a concrete step in leveling the technology playing field.”

Our scholarship graduates have gone on to Software Engineering roles at top companies such as Apple, Adobe,, Pinterest and more. Our scholars have faced conditions of absolute poverty, homelessness, and other sever socio-economic disadvantages—yet they have charted a course for success—it is our greatest privilege to support them in this journey. We thank you in advance for your generous support. Pilot has already been completed, now we need to scale. Our scholarship graduates have gone on to Software Engineering roles at top companies such as Apple, Adobe,, Pinterest and more. To learn more, check out:

Organization's mission

CloudNOW’s Mission is to make tech a friendlier and more inclusive place, and support the next generation of leaders from underserved and underprivileged backgrounds. We are a 501c3 non-profit consortium of the leading women in cloud computing and emerging technologies, providing a forum for networking, knowledge sharing, mentoring, and economic growth. Our organization recognizes the contributions of outstanding women who are creating and shaping technology and advancing diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Our core philanthropy is our Future Leaders STEM Scholarship Fund for Diversity and Inclusion in Tech, which supports women, minorities, LGBTQ, and those with disabilities, with financial need. CloudNOW works in partnership with the tech industry and cloud thought leaders to create equality and foster healthier work cultures.

Step 1: Apply

Send the below info, and if interested, the nonprofit will select a time for a phone interview. You'll get a confirmation with everything you need to know.

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Step 2: Interview

You'll have a 30 minute call to discuss the scope and deliverables of the project directly with CloudNOW Inc., and for them to confirm you're a good fit.

Step 3: Start

Once accepted, you'll be able to get right to work. We will check in with you periodically to make sure you have everything you need.