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Oasis Center

Director of Grants

Oasis Center


Job Summary

To assist agency leadership in developing a broad base of support (federal, state, foundation, and philanthropic) for the services provided by Oasis Center.

Job Responsibilities

Grants Management

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for meeting budgeted goals for grant income.
  • Coordinate the writing and timely submission of new proposals and follow-up reports as required by funders.
  • Research and identify funders to support program/agency initiatives. Maintains a comprehensive grant writing schedule.
  • Research current trends and data that support youth, family, and community needs.
  • Solicit information from Senior Management about potential program-specific funding streams as well as specific program funding needs.
  • Develop recommendations for proposals based on research and review with the Executive Leadership team.
  • Research new grant opportunities.
  • Coordinate with appropriate program leadership to assist in proposal submissions (i.e. statistical information, best practices, trends in the field, etc.)
  • Assure grants are submitted with all requested attachments and following the funding guidelines.
  • Draft reports, letters, or other documents as requested by the Senior Director of Development
  • Maintain master files on grants.
  • Provide oversight for the grant reporting process to ensure contracted deliverables are met and properly reported to funders in a timely manner.
  • Develop relationships with foundations and funders in conjunction with the CEO, Senior Director of Development, and other members of the Executive and Leadership teams.

Administration and Supervision

Essential Functions:

  • Align projects with the Senior Director of Development.
  • Discuss program requirements and sources of funds available with administrative and program personnel prior to grant submissions and subsequent to grant awards.
  • Participate in program evaluation projects as needed.
  • Outline how funds are to be used and explain the procedures necessary to obtain funding.
  • Collaborate with the Finance Controller to ensure that all agency, funder, and legal fiduciary requirements are observed.
  • Ensure that grant and other contract-based funding adhere to ethical fundraising guidelines.
  • Attend agency leadership and staff meetings as assigned.
  • Work closely with the Senior Director of Development to develop fundraising goals and monitoring of progress.


Minimal Requirements / Performance Standards:

  • Three years experience in grant writing.
  • Proven track record in development and procurement of non-profit funding, including government funding (local, state, federal).
  • Ability to apply skills of organizational management and strategic planning.
  • Knowledge and ability to utilize office equipment and computer software.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with diverse staff and community volunteers.
  • Take off 5 years of relevant experience


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 essential functions. The physical demands of this position may be reasonably accommodated for individuals with disabilities on a case-by-case basis.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for the position.

Oasis Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is operated in accordance with a policy that does not permit discrimination because of race, color, sex, age, handicap, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Educational Requirements: BA degree
Supervisor: Senior Director of Development

Additional Information


  • Free employee-only coverage: health, dental, vision. 
  • HSA w/employer contribution.
  • 401K w/up to 3% match.
  • Paid Parental Leave.
  • Free LTD & Life Policy. 
  • PTO

How to Apply

Oasis Center – Director of Grants (paylocity.com)


  • Date Posted: May 21, 2024
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Administrative
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Salary Range: $65,000-$73,000