Foundation for Positively Kids – PT Grants Manager

The Foundation for Positively Kids is looking for a Part-Time Grants Manager who is a member of the Development Team. The Grants Manager is responsible for researching, preparing, submitting, and managing grant proposals/reports.

This person will assist the primary grant writer, engages in compliance reporting, and supports special project initiatives. This position requires strong writing, data analysis, program budgeting, project management skills, with an emphasis on outcome measurement. The salary range is $20,000-$22,000 annually.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead grant proposal development and submission—preparing and organizing materials for proposals, and submitting and monitoring grant applications, including:
  • Researching new funding and business development opportunities on a local, state, and federal level.
  • Maintaining and building relationships with funders and other strategic partners on a local, state, and national level;
  • Drafting proposals/LOIs, grant application narratives, and budgets and collaborate to finalize with program staff, finance, and the CEO;
  • Submitting grant applications via paper or online portals, and maintain list of passwords;
  • Meeting with staff to explore funding opportunities and fulfill site visit requirements
  • Maintaining master calendar of grants and prospects and all associated files and correspondence;
  • Maintaining library of grant support documents including resumes, bios, IRS forms, Board/staff diversity lists, etc.;
  • Maintain grant compliance and reporting, including outcome measurement and grant budgets—taking responsibility for meeting high standards of effectiveness, timeliness, and completeness, including:
    • Tracking progress toward organizational and programmatic outcomes and goals;
      Requesting reimbursements and drawdowns as needed;
    • Assembling all necessary supporting materials and documents including budget reports, outcome measurements, success stories, etc.; submit reports to funders and investors.
    • Researching statistics, trends and data for grant proposals and community outreach.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Specific Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or 3-7 years of work experience with nonprofit administration, grant writing, or fundraising);
  • 3+ years of experience in fundraising, grant writing or grants management;
  • Demonstrated analytical and persuasive writing skills experience as well as superior editing skills, including ability to convey complex information in a clear manner to a diverse audience;
  • Strong administrative skills and self-motivated with the ability to set priorities and manage multiple tasks under minimal supervision in effective and efficient manner;
  • Intermediate to expert skills in Microsoft Office (specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Experience with donor development/CRM software systems a plus;
  • Familiarity and experience working with city, county, state, and federal funders a plus;
  • Ability to work under pressure and respond to deadlines without sacrificing quality.

How to apply
Please email resumes to: ritanadramia@positivelykids.org