Coordinates the grant planning, organization, and preparation, and the post-award administration of various grants assigned to all programs and departments of CUL. Interacts with the Finance/Compliance, Programming & Advancement staff to ensure grants are in compliance with regulatory, funding agency, and policy requirements. Provides guidance and support to Program and Advancement leadership in the identification and development of grant opportunities.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Prepares and compiles all components of each grant submission, ensuring that the proposal is formatted, packaged, and submitted in accordance with granting agency requirements.
- Develops and maintains specialized databases and systems for recording and tracking grant proposals, awards, final reports and related information; creates and distributes standard and special reports, summaries, and analyses, as required.
- Develops and maintains a library of reference documentation, including such as funding agency requirements and forms, standard grant language and boiler plate templates, abstracts and reference literature, and other pertinent material.
- Provides summary of grant funding policies, regulations, and procedures; facilitates and supports the research and identification of funding opportunities on behalf of Program and Advancement staff.
- Maintains knowledge of grant funding policies, regulations, and procedures; disseminates and/or presents a summary of changes to direct supervisor and Program Sr. leadership and advises on the implementation of changes, and on the impact of changes on funded operations.
- At the direction of direct supervisor and program leadership, coordinates internal pre-award planning meetings and keeps regular communication with key internal stakeholders, documenting and managing grant submission timelines
- Maintains grant calendar to ensure timely submission of letters of inquiry, proposal deadlines and reports (other reporting and management documents as required).
- Work with Advancement staff to conduct prospect research – and prepare prospect reports.
- Prioritize projects to keep multiple projects moving in a timely manner, meet deadlines and manage supplemental material required for proposals.
- Collaborates with Programs and Advancement staff to obtain and provide current program data, statistics and local statistics for grant content.
- Research data for populations served including needs, trends and other resources in the area.
- Proofreads funding documents; serves as reviewer/editor of draft grant submissions submitted by Program & Advancement staff.
- Other Duties as Assigned
Job Requirements Education and Experience:
- 2 or more years of experience in grant writing is required
- Bachelor’s degree in a related field, such as public administration, public policy, public relations, political science, or related discipline
- Experience working in a non-profit environment is a plus
- Excellent project management skills and ability to prioritize work and resources
- Excellent writing and editing skills
- Excellent skills in research and synthesizing
- Ability to be discreet with personal information that may be needed for some grants such as employee salaries or upcoming projects
Please note: This is a contract position.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to read and speak English proficiently.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and see.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to low.
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