El-Hibri Foundation

Washington, D.C.

El-Hibri Foundation

***FINALIST APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: All applicants are required to submit a resume (one page), statement of interest (one page), and two references by the application deadline. If selected as a finalist, applicants to this host organization may be required to submit the following additional materials directly to the host organization after the application deadline: 

  • Writing Sample
  • Letter of Recommendation

LOCATION: Washington, D.C., USA

FORMAT: Our office is able to host an IN-PERSON intern. 

TIME ZONE: Eastern

WORKING HOURS: The intern needs to keep the same business hours as our office.

INDUSTRY: Non-Profit

ABOUT US: The El-Hibri Foundation (EHF) is a philanthropic organization that empowers and equips civic socity leaders and their allies to build thriving, inclusive communities. EHF makes grants and implements innovative programs to provide resources and skills, forge collaborative relationships, and increase inclusion of and within American Muslim communities. We believe that if these nonprofit organizations have the capacity, resources, and collaborative relationships necessary for community building, they can become more effective in advancing inclusion in America.

EHF carries out its mission in multiple ways: 
● Grants: We support building a more inclusive America by investing in nonprofit organizations that are implementing programs to advance inclusion of marginalized communities and promote inclusive societal norms.
● Peace Awards Program: EHF celebrates individuals whose work promotes fostering inclusion, understanding, and collaboration in communities. 
● Capacity Building Programs: EHF offers nonprofit leaders and their organizations key leadership skills and effective management strategies. Many of these trainings occur with Professor Marshall Ganz of the Kennedy School. 
● Space Grants: Located in the heart of Washington, DC, EHF offers meeting space to nonprofit organizations committed to advancing the inclusion of marginalized communities for team building, strategic planning, and collaboration efforts. 

PROJECTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: EHF is seeking a Grants Management Intern. The intern will assist with the organization of the annual grants cycle and will work with the Grants Manager to support applicants and grantees. Responsibilities include:

• Supporting the management of EHF’s annual grant cycle, including drafting application and reporting forms, reviewing submissions, and drafting correspondence for applicants and grantees; 
• Providing ongoing research and analytical support to enhance the Grants Team’s understanding of nonprofit management trends and opportunities for further EHF investment. 
• Assist with database management, organizing files, and digitizing grant-related documents; 
• Researching information about prospective and current grantee organizations; 
• Identifying educational resources to help grant applicants and grantees better meet their goals; and 
• Supporting grantees through helping to organize meetings, trainings, and workshops.


  • Statistical & Data Analysis


WORKING ENVIRONMENT: EHF is proud to have a team of diverse professionals from various socioeconomic backgrounds, cultures, religions, and values. We believe in maintaining a professional culture that builds on the strengths of this diversity and personal experiences to advance our mission. We look forward to our intern sharing their experiences, idea, and expertise to support our efforts, and are committed to providing an environment that is supportive to them and expands their network to the nonprofit sector in which we operate.


  • Access to high-speed Wi-Fi
  • Laptop on loan from host organization
  • Web Camera
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Powerpoint, Excel)