Grant Closer

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Published 23 days ago

After 30 years and an initial seed capital of $30,000 from area parishes, The Resurrection Project (TRP) has grown to become a powerful and effective social enterprise that seamlessly blends community development, community organizing, and advocacy with human service delivery to create vibrant, healthier, and involved communities. Our efforts have resulted in leveraging more than $500 million in community investment.


TRP’s Community Wealth Building division builds financial empowerment and lays the foundation for economic vitality so individuals and business owners can directly invest in the community and have a visible stake in its destiny. Individuals and families are placed on the path of financial stability through financial coaching, homeownership education, foreclosure prevention, and access to affordable and appropriate financial products. TRP has a designation as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and is a managing real estate broker. These services are integrated in a branded experience titled Full Circle Homes

General Job Description

In support of its mission, The Resurrection Project seeks a Grant Closer for relief funding due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Closer is responsible for all the pre-approved applications making informed judgments about the reasonableness of supporting documents, evidencing their authorization of those transactions and approve (or rejection) in a timely manner.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for preparing all application approval/closing applications and documents.
  • Ensures that all documents are accurate to have a fully compliant grant award.
  • Carefully review all documents for any errors and confirm that grant award is correct and within funding amount range.
  • Approves completed applications for submittal.
  • Monitor all pre applications in CRM platform.
  • Maintain data integrity and reporting systems to effectively track application progress; adhere to all guidelines related to confidentiality of files and records.
  • Build, maintain, and encourage a productive working relationship with all staff members.
  • Maintain required job skills and core professional competencies.
  • Attend and participate in required educational programs and staff meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Essential Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree or three years’ experience in accounting, compliance, housing counseling, case management, community development, or social work.
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work effectively with people of diverse social, faith, economic and racial/ethnic backgrounds.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and duties.
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office and Internet required; Smartsheet.
  • Highly motivated and demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team, problem solve, and be persistent.
  • Adhere to highest ethical standards.
  • Attention to details.

Special Working Conditions and Demands

  • Willingness to work flexible hours as needed; evenings and weekends required.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Pay: $20,865.00 - $151,227.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • Accounting: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Compliance management: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Case management: 3 years (Preferred)
  • written communication: 3 years (Preferred)
  • verbal communication: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Microsoft Office: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Employment Length:

  • 4 - 6 months

Company's website:


Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Plastic shield at work stations
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

After 30 years and an initial seed capital of $30,000 from area parishes, The Resurrection Project (TRP) has grown to become a powerful and effective social enterprise that seamlessly blends community development, community organizing, and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required


Chicago, IL, USA

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