Coordinated Grants Manager
The Coordinated Grants Manager develops, manages, and evaluates all components of the Greater Richmond Continuum of Care (GRCoC) coordinated grants system and processes. This coordinated grants system makes federal and state funding available to support the efforts of local service providers to prevent and end homelessness in the Greater Richmond region. The primary purpose of this position is to design, operate, and follow a collaborative process for the submission of an application in response to HUD’s annual CoC Program Competition for funding and the Virginia Homeless Solutions Program funding and other coordinated funding sources. This position reports to the Executive Director of Homeward.
Background: The Greater Richmond Continuum of Care (CoC) seeks to prevent, reduce, and end homelessness through effective and coordinated community-wide efforts and services. The goals of the CoC are to
· Promote community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness;
· Provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers, States and local governments to rehouse homeless individuals and families rapidly while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused to homeless individuals, families, and communities as a consequence of homelessness;
· Promote access to and effective use of mainstream programs by homeless individuals and families; and,
· Optimize self-sufficiency among individuals and families experiencing homelessness.
Homeward serves as the Collaborative Applicant for the Greater Richmond Continuum of Care. The Collaborative Applicant is the eligible applicant designated by the CoC to collect and submit the CoC Registration, CoC Consolidated Application (which includes the CoC Application and CoC Priority Listing), and apply for CoC planning funds on behalf of the CoC during the CoC Program Competition.
Duties and Responsibilities
· Provide oversight and management of annual state and federal coordinated grant processes.
· Provide staff support to the GRCoC Ranking and Appeals Committees.
· Provide information, technical assistance, and training to applicants with an emphasis on customer service and responsiveness.
· Provide subject matter expertise and guidance, technical competency, and administrative support in CoC meetings of the Board, Committees, workgroups, and task forces.
· Consult with State and local government Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) program recipients on the plan for allocating ESG program funds and reporting on and evaluating the performance of ESG program recipients.
· Develop draft priorities for CoC funded projects, including but not limited to development and use of objective scoring criteria, and seeking CoC Board approval and public input of those priorities.
· Consult with relevant Committees, HUD- and VHSP--funded recipients and sub recipients, and members of the CoC to recommend performance targets.
· Monitor and recognize performance and evaluate outcomes of HUD- and VHSP-funded projects.
· Develop and support a quality improvement process to enhance program and system outcomes in addressing homelessness.
· Provide information required to complete the Consolidated Plan(s) within the CoC's geographic area.
· Develop necessary documentation including project application format, ranking rubric, public notices and grant production schedule.
· Compile narrative and statistical information necessary for coordinated applications.
· Ensure that all funder requirements for application submission and performance reporting are met.
Skills and Qualifications
· A passion for our mission of ending homelessness in our community.
· Ability to read and interpret complex documents, federal and state regulations and guidance, and statistical information.
· Proven experience writing and managing public sector grants.
· Experience in providing training and technical assistance for adult learners.
· Exceptional oral and written communication skills including a customer service orientation to support regional partners.
· Organized and detail-oriented.
· Ability to manage multiple assignments and prioritize work based on urgency and importance.
· Proficiency with online grant application and reporting systems and with office tools including Windows, Outlook, Internet research, MS Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
· A basic understanding of nonprofits, local government, and regional homelessness issues is desirable.
Coordinated Grants Manager
The Coordinated Grants Manager develops, manages, and evaluates all components of the Greater Richmond Continuum of Care (GRCoC) coordinated grants system and processes. This coordinated grants system makes…
To apply, please send your resume and a letter of interest detailing your experiences with public sector funding processes and applicant support to email@example.com. For more information on Homeward and the Greater Richmond Continuum of Care, please visit www.homewardva.org and www.endhomelessnessrva.org.
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