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CORE- Children of Restaurant Employees

Grants Coordinator

CORE- Children of Restaurant Employees


Job Summary

Since 2004, CORE has provided grants for Food and Beverage industry families, with children
who have faced hardships such as illnesses, injuries, severe medical diagnoses, immediate
family deaths, and victims of natural disasters. CORE is seeking a full-time Grants Coordinator to
join our growing team.

Position: Reporting to the Program Director, the Grants Coordinator will review grant
applications, manage individual grant cases, lead data entry and reporting from the Submittable
program, update and manage metrics for the grant program.

Job Responsibilities

• Review grant applications.
• Organize and secure support documentation from applicants.
• Verify information provided by applicants to ensure validity.
• Database management, analytics and reporting of daily statistics.
• Manage grant recipient stories to be used for PR/Marketing.
• Manage internal and external information requests and facilitate to the right contact.
• Provide grant data and information to integrate into presentations, website content,
promotional materials, partner resources, PR materials and other projects as needed.
• Work with strategic mission partners and state restaurant associations to report on
grant metrics and share communications tools.
• Collaborate with the grants program director to streamline and document processes.

• Collaborate with marketing, corporate partnerships and the executive director to
provide grants metrics, grantee stories for partner benefits, presentations, website and
other communication needs.
• Create and manage content for PR/Marketing to use to convey CORE family stories.

• Track, report and analyze Blackhawk credit card spend and reporting.
• Track, report and analyze grant data.


As a prerequisite, the successful candidate must believe in helping food and beverage
employees with children and be mission driven. We are seeking a candidate that has proven
experience in customer service solutions, data management/reporting and project
• College degree required.
• 3-5 years of experience in the restaurant industry and/or nonprofit space.
• Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple, complex, and detailed projects.
• The ability to collaborate with cross-functional internal and external stakeholders with
stellar interpersonal and relationship building skills.
• A problem solver with the ability to take initiative, provide thought leadership, and
process improvements.
• Understanding of CRM systems, data analytics, and data management and reporting.
• Ability to express empathy for grant recipients while maintaining a professional and
appropriate relationship.
• Must have a “Can Do” mentality and be a team-player.

Additional Information

How to Apply

With the impact of COVID-19, CORE experienced an increase in the number of families who applied for a grant.  Therefore, CORE is seeking a Grants Coordinator to join the team.

If you meet the position requirements and are interested in pursuing a career with CORE, please send your resume and cover letter to

CORE and IMI Agency are equal opportunity employers. We celebrate diversity and are committed to
creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


  • Date Posted: January 20, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Accounting / Financial Management