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Grant Manager

St. Luke's Community House


Job Summary

The Grant Manager is directly accountable to and works under the supervision of the Chief Development Officer in carrying out the responsibilities of grant writing, research, data collection and follow up correspondence for St. Luke’s Community House through a proactive process of identifying, initiating, and managing relationships and all aspects of the grant process. The Grant Manager advances partnerships with government, corporate and foundation donors and continually researches those entities which may be prospective donors.

Job Responsibilities

Grant Writing

  • Maintain filing of all RFP’s, grant proposals, award/denial letters, reports and other pertinent correspondence.
  • Articulate clear, structured and persuasive grant proposals.
  • Create, review and revise the budgets of projects seeking funding.
  • Manage all follow up correspondence related to grant proposals and reports. Collect all supporting documentation and assemble for mailing or delivery.
  • Maintain close contact with organizations during their review of a submitted grant application.
  • Research and identify new government, foundation and corporate funding streams while renewing and negotiating existing grants and contracts.
  • Maintain detailed calendar of grant proposals and reporting deadlines. Maintain and implement a calendar of communications, cultivation and stewardship activities.
  • Work closely with colleagues to learn about projects that could be funded through grants. Work with appropriate program staff to prepare all grant applications and proposals, letters of inquiry and reports.
  • Analyze complex programmatic data and draw meaningful conclusions.
  • Enter and maintain grant and report gifts and deadline reminders in the database. Maintain current grant gifts, contact information, and other records in database, including grant tracking reporting and deadline reminders.
  • Collaborate with Chief Development Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Programs Officer and Chief Executive Officer to ensure compliance with grant requirements.
  • Maintain pledge, planned giving and bequest files.
  • Maintain periodic contact with prospective foundation funders.


  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years’ experience preferably in a grant management function, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A proven successful revenue generating track record in government, foundation and corporate grant writing.
  • Knowledge of fundraising information sources and familiarity with research techniques for prospect research.
  • Expertise in Microsoft Excel and Word and Powerpoint. Knowledge of DonorPerfect and other newer database software versions a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Ability to present information concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work, particularly in completing grant applications two months in advance of deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong editing skills with attention to detail and fact checking.
  • Maintain the spirit of team work.

Additional Information


The position of Grants Manager is an annual average of 15 hours a week (part-time position).

How to Apply

A resume of no more than 3 pages and a tailored cover letter should be submitted to No phone calls please. Selected candidate must pass a DHS background check, drug test and submit for finger printing.


  • Date Posted: February 4, 2020
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Fundraising / Revenue Development
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Working Hours: 15 hours/week