Position: Grants Manager
Organization: Son of a Saint
Position Type: Full-Time
Son of a Saint is searching for an energetic, detailed, proactive, and solution-oriented professional to join the organization’s growing team.
Son of a Saint exists to enhance the lives of fatherless boys through mentorship, emotional support, development of life skills, exposure to constructive experiences and formation of positive, lasting peer-to-peer relationships. Son of a Saint equips boys with the tools they need to become productive men. We give them hope, vision, and opportunity through secure and consistent mentorship.
The Grants Manager will manage Son of a Saint’s robust and growing pipeline of current and new grants. The Grants Manager will lead the research, writing and submission of grant proposals, grant reports, letters of Intent, and overall management of grants to support Son of a Saint’s fundraising and outreach goals. This position reports directly to the Development Director and is a member of the Development Staff.
Specific responsibilities include:
Grant Management and Tracking
Track grant pipeline (proposals, reporting deadlines, and funding statuses) in Salesforce
Report out on grants submitted, won, and pending on a regular basis
Coordinate with Program Team, Finance Team, and Development Team to ensure quality and accurate proposals and reports
Keep consistent records of proposals, grant award letters, grant agreements, and other grant-related documentation
Coordinate with Program Team, Finance Team, and Development Team to ensure timely and appropriate expenditure of grant funds
Craft quality written proposals and reports
Create donor-facing written documents such as case statements, participant success stories, and concept papers, as needed
Draft email and snail mail communication to foundations, as needed
Proactively research new foundation prospects and new grant opportunities
Maintain an active pipeline of new potential funders
Keep up with the latest trends in foundation giving and provide regular updates to the Development team
Consults with Program Team on formulation of program data collection methodology
Reviews programmatic data and data reports to make sure they are up to date and meet objectives for use in proposals, grants, and other donor-facing materials
Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Reports To: Director of Development
Skills and Qualifications:
BA or BS degree
3 years minimum of grant writing experience
Experience with writing and administering federal and state grants preferred
Experience using Salesforce preferred
Proven ability to manage projects independently
Proactive and consistent work ethic
Professional demeanor and conduct
Basic understanding of fundraising operations, strategy, communication, and landscape
Strong writing and editing skills with the ability to analyze written materials, and meet multiple deadlines.
Ability to work independently and within a diverse Development team and across various functional areas.
Commitment to Son of a Saint’s mission and vision.
Job Type: Full-time
Eligible for 10 PTO days upon hire with extra 5 PTO days after 1 year of employment.
Please submit a cover letter with your application.
Son of a Saint provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
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