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Grants Manager

The Grants Manager will be responsible for identifying,

cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding gifts from foundations, corporations,

and some government entities. This position will manage foundation, corporate,

and some government giving, including grants and reporting, and implement

strategy in collaboration with the CDO. The Grant Manager will participate in

the Development Department’s overall budgeting and goal-setting process,

collaborating with the CDO to establish annual revenue goals for foundations,

corporate giving, government, and grant awards. This position will monitor

progress against goals, analyze results, create forecasts and pipelines,

provide progress updates, and ensure accurate tracking and follow-up on all

foundation, corporate, and government gifts.

Duties and Responsibilities   

  • Identify, perform prospect research on, and evaluate potential for funding from foundations, corporate, and government sources.          
  • Develop and manage the grants calendar, and ensure submission and reporting deadlines are met.        
  • Gather information to identify organization needs and compellingly articulate in a proposal, the project or program for which funding is sought.        
  • Work with data manager to collect and analyze data on TROSA’s program and impact to be used in grant applications, donor recognition and stewardship, and other marketing materials/collateral.        
  • Work with the CFO and department heads to build unique budgets for funding needs.        
  • Compile, write, and edit grant proposals and reports exhibiting strong expository writing, skills and a high-level command of grammar, spelling, and editing.        
  • Develop grant proposals in accordance with each funder’s preferences and follow, guidelines exactly.        
  • Keep in contact with grant-making organizations during their review of a submitted grant, application in order to be able to supply additional supportive material.        
  • Along with other Development Department team members, maintain accurate and current database records and paper files, and develop and produce reports as requested.      
  • Assist with donor recognition and stewardship for corporate, foundation, and government donors.       
  • Evaluate progress towards goals, prepare reports on fundraising and present to the Chief Development Officer and Development Department in addition to other key staff and board members.      
  • In collaboration with Director of Communications, and in consultation with the CDO, generate content for marketing and communications
  • efforts related to corporate and foundation giving, including but not limited
  • to website updates, e-newsletter blasts, social media posts, and written material.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities     

Ability to write and communicate clear, structured, articulate and persuasive funding proposals and accurate reports.      

Proven grant-writing experience with a record of accomplishment in achieving or exceeding annual goals for fundraising and grants through corporate, foundation and government grant support.    

Strong editing and proofreading skills.      

Comfort and ease in speaking with high-level donors, as well as public speaking.        

Excellent organizational skills and extraordinary attention to detail.        

Effective motivational, business and planning skills.       

Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment      

Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications as well as donor database software, preferably virtuous CRM software.        

Ability to take initiative and uphold professional standards.

Credentials or Experience        

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a writing-intensive or a  communications

field, or equivalent experience.

At least 3-5 years experience in development/fundraising in the nonprofit 

The Grants Manager will be responsible for identifying,

cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding gifts from foundations, corporations,

and some government entities. This position will manage foundation, corporate,

and some government…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    December 1, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Benefits

Full benefits package included, medical, dental, paid time off, holidays, 403(b) with a match just to name a few.

Full benefits package included, medical, dental, paid time off, holidays, 403(b) with a match just to name a few.

Location

On-site
1820 James St, Durham, NC 27707, USA

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Please submit one document that includes your cover letter (providing your salary expectations and how you learned about the position) and your resume 

Writing samples and 4-5 professional references will be required from the finalists.

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