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YWCA Nashville & Middle TN

Grants Manager

YWCA Nashville & Middle TN

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Job Summary

This position will develop and maintain the grant management cycle for the YWCA.  The process includes researching, writing/editing, submitting and tracking proposals, award planning, reporting, and stewarding public and private grant funders.

 

Job Responsibilities

Position Summary

This position will develop and maintain the grant management cycle for the YWCA.  The process includes researching, writing/editing, submitting and tracking proposals, award planning, reporting, and stewarding public and private grant funders.

 

Essential Responsibilities 

  1. Manages all aspects of the grant application process, including researching, writing/editing, compiling supporting documents, submitting, and tracking grant proposals.
  2. Works with program leadership, finance, HR, and data personnel to define goals, objectives, outcomes, scope, feasibility, and program design.
  3. Researches best practices and community needs.
  4. Identifies new corporate, foundation, and government sources of funding.
  5. Initiates, maintains and cultivates communication with prospects and funders. 
  6. Attends preliminary and informational meetings relevant to grant development, submission and/or on-going reporting, as appropriate.
  7. Maintains annual timetable for cultivation, grant submissions, stewardship, and reporting.
  8. Manages post-award activities, including facilitating outcome and financial data tracking with appropriate staff and any other activities necessary for grant compliance and reporting.
  9. Documents grant funder data, outcomes and relevant feedback in donor database/grant calendar for effective grants management and tracking.
  10. Manages the process of gathering and submitting progress reports as required by funders.
  11. Provides stewardship to funders, collaborating with program leaders and communication team to ensure appropriate recognition of funders.
  12. Maintains Raiser’s Edge database to track all funding opportunities, grants written, awards, and stewardship efforts.

Additional Responsibilities

  1. Update the agency’s Givingmatters and GuideStar profiles with current, complete information.
  2. Maintain current body of knowledge of the YWCA.
  3. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

Qualifications

Education and Experience Requirements

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree plus two to three years of documented experience in grant writing, or comparable writing experience.  A proven track record in program development is preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to talk or hear; sit; stand; walk; reach; climb or balance; and stoop
  • Ability to perform tasks which involve the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work on a daily basis up to 25 pounds
  • Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation
  • Work environment is usually quiet to moderate

Skill Competencies

  • Exceptional attention to detail with high level of follow through
  • Effective at presenting numerical data to a variety of audience needs.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Maintains credibility through sincerity, honesty, and discretion.
  • Builds and maintains positive relationships with internal and external constituents
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong time management skills; uses time effectively; consistently meets deadlines.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Maintains a high level of confidentiality regarding sensitive information.
  • High level of detail and accuracy.
  • Exercises good and consistently fair judgment, courtesy, and tact in dealing with the staff and public in giving and obtaining information.
  • Strong critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to write clearly and succinctly to a variety of audiences.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret Requests for Proposals (RFP), manuals, guidelines, and contracts to optimum effect.
  • Ability to work with math concepts, in relation to budgets and statistics.
  • Ability to synthesize complex ideas quickly and in accessible fashion, verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with all Microsoft Office applications.

Additional Information

Benefits

Eliminating racism and empowering women is the mission of the YWCA Nashville.  Work with us and receive:

*10 Paid Holidays                     *Employer Paid Medical        *Employer Paid Long Term Disability       *Parental Leave
*2 Floating Holidays                 *Employer Paid Vision          *Employer Paid $25K Life            *Health Reimbursement

How to Apply

Please apply here:  https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=86652&clientkey=75324105F162349CC419382B93E8056D

 

Details

  • Date Posted: September 8, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Fundraising / Revenue Development
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services
  • Start Date: 09/08/2022
  • Salary Range: $60K to $70K
  • Working Hours: M - F 8:00 am to 5:00pm