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Senior Grants Manager

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Pathways to Housing DC
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Washington, DC

Pathways to Housing DC


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Published 5 days ago

March 29, 2021
$60,000 - $65,000

Pathways to Housing DC is seeking a mission-driven professional with development experience to support the management of our fundraising activities with corporations, foundations, government agencies and other philanthropic institutions. As the lead writer and developer of proposals and reports to institutional donors and agency partners, the Senior Grants Manager will play an essential role in the organization’s ability to generate new and renewed operating funding; program support investments and capacity building resources. The Senior Grants Manager will also serve as a positive ambassador with funders and other community partners.

Duties and Responsibilities

Writing and Proposal Development (65%)

●    Collaborate with program and executive team staff to create compelling grant proposals, and funding requests, including taking a lead in the narrative composition and review of government agency contracts;

●    Write and assemble most or all sections of each grant proposal, with key input from program directors and other staff;

●    Coordinate with relevant staff in order to solicit timely and appropriate input/review of grant proposals, funding requests, and required reports prior to submission deadlines;

●    Review guidelines for all proposals, contracts, and reports to make sure all submissions are accurately formatted and include all required information, including budgets and collateral material.

Grants Management (15%)

●    Manage the grant proposal and reporting calendar in partnership with the Director of Institutional Advancement; 

●    Maintain current pipeline to reflect all grant activity and to build future funding opportunities;

●    Work with the Director of Institutional Advancement to track funder reporting needs, deadlines, and action items, including stewardship;.

●    Complete impact reports to our major foundation and corporate supporters by working with the leadership team to track outcomes; share client stories; and to address opportunities and challenges;

●    Collaborate with the Finance department for financial reporting requirements.

●    Work with the Director of Institutional Advancement to manage donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategy for institutional funders.

●    Track current grant cycles and renewal processes and ensure stewardship to guarantee continued funding and to forecast future funding goals in the annual budget.

Prospect Research (10%)

●    Conduct targeted research to identify new institutional funders and help grow the existing portfolio of funders to ensure that Pathways to Housing DC maintains a diverse portfolio of funders;

Data Integrity (5%)

●    Manage the development database (Bloomerang) and ensures that data is up-to-date and accurate;

●    Maintain records of all corporate/foundation interactions e.g. grant agreements, report requirements or documentation of calls and meetings;

●    Design and manage ongoing development of the system to meet the needs of the development department;

Other (5%)

●    Support general fundraising activities, including special events, as needed;

●    Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

●    Bachelor’s degree.

●    2 years of grant writing and development experience.

●    Excellent written and verbal communication skills

●    Experience with budgeting and budget development. Basic financial management skills.

●    Team player with exceptional interpersonal skills

●    Self-starter, motivated, and able to take initiative in all situations; ability to function effectively in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial and inclusive environment.

●    Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines

●    Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.

●    Advanced computer skills; database and CRM experience a plus.

●    Ability to work well independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team; work well with diverse styles and personalities.

●    Strong commitment to supporting Pathways to Housing DC’s mission to end chronic homelessness.

Pathways to Housing DC is seeking a mission-driven professional with development experience to support the management of our fundraising activities with corporations, foundations, government agencies and other philanthropic…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

Pathways provides a suite of employee benefits including paid time off, health insurance and 403(b) retirement plan with company match.

Pathways provides a suite of employee benefits including paid time off, health insurance and 403(b) retirement plan with company match.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
Associated Location
828 Evarts Street Northeast, Washington, DC 20018

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