Grants Manager | Development and Communications

Full Time
Posted 8 months ago

General Description:   Coordinates grant proposals, applications, and reports to foundations, corporations, and government agencies; assists with writing and editing internal and external communications; and supports program outcomes measurements.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation, corporate and government (local, state and federal) sources.
  • Perform prospect research on foundations, corporations, and government programs to evaluate opportunities for new funding resources.
  • Comply with all grant reporting as required by funders.
  • Collect data from finance staff to generate financial reports and accurate budgets for grant proposals and reports.
  • Work with program staff to identify funding needs, as well as to collect and report information for grant proposals and reports.
  • Maintain grants tracking and reporting management system.
  • Provide stewardship to current grant donors through communications with program officers and contract managers on issues related to grants management and funder cultivation.
  • Coordinate meetings and site visits with current and prospective funders.
  • Provide consistent communication for all written institutional materials, including but not limited to grant proposals and reports, annual reports, website, contract monitoring materials, advocacy materials and other official communications.
  • Collaborate with Compliance Manager to develop program outcomes measurements.
  • Manage outcomes reporting in collaboration with Compliance manager and program staff.
  • Run reports in Homeless Management Information System as needed to respond to data requests from staff and funders.
  • Contribute to Development and Communications department team effort.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple, complex projects with effective attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated stewardship experience including generating thank you and acknowledgement letters and anticipating other communication needs that strengthen long-term relationships with donors.
  • Demonstrated high-level of proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Comfortable working with budgets and interpreting financial statements.
  • Demonstrated passion for social justice.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships, and to contribute to team environments.
  • Comfortable working with databases.



  • Undergraduate degree required, preferred degree in communications, nonprofit management, English, or related field.
  • Three years of professional writing experience required. Grant writing experience preferred.

    To apply for this position, please email your resume to with the subject line “Grants Manager”

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