The Grants Manager is a key member of the Regional team, and is primarily responsible for revenue generation through effective development and management of sustainable relationships with government funders and foundation partners. The Grants Manager secures gifts and grants in support of Regional events, programs, and organizational priorities.
This position can be based in any of the chapter offices in Florida and reports to the Vice President of Programs in the Florida Gulf Coast Chapter.
Essential Job Functions
Researches, identifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards relationships with government funders and foundations resulting in annual contributions or grants.
Develops, implements, and coordinates strategies for outreach to government funders and foundation leaders.
Maintains a comprehensive calendar for grant submissions to corporations, foundations, and government funders; research, write, and submit proposals; writes and manages all reporting requirements for funders.
Works collaboratively with other staff to meet application and reporting deadlines for funders.
Uses the Grants Management System (AMPLIFUND) to track, maintain and organize grant documents and data including contract period, award amount, CFDA number, and reporting requirement.
Manages grant audits and audit requirements.
Generates grantee progress and financial reports while monitoring for and identifying discrepancies.
Uses Personify Reports Portal to support programmatic deliverables and CSQEI quality surveys for outcome measures.
Complies with all Association policies, procedures, standards, and applicable regulatory requirements.
Promotes and/or participates in Association-wide programs and initiatives as requested.
Supports and participates in special events and fund development activities as requested.
Supports and participates in formal advocacy and public policy activities as requested and informally advocates for those we serve and the programs and services offered by the Region.
Bachelor's degree and at least 5+ years of success in cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of government funders and foundation donors
Proven track record in successful government and foundation grant writing
Excellent program, document, organizational, and time management skills
Excellent public speaking skills; must demonstrate an ability to represent the organization with poise, confidence, diplomacy, and professionalism
Excellent writing skills, with impeccable attention to detail
Proficiency in using databases, Microsoft Office, and Google Apps
Ability to analyze information, course correct, and make timely, appropriate decisions
Ability to collaborate and work well as part of a team; flexibility, adaptability, and good humor
Ability to work independently and succeed in dynamic, fast-paced, and results-oriented environment
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships including the ability to work effectively with diverse populations
Absolute commitment to confidentiality
Ability and willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends as needed for the job
Ability and willingness to travel (up to 25%) interstate to perform job duties; occasional national travel may be required
Must possess valid driver's license, reliable vehicle, and proof of insurance