Job Title: Grant Manager
Reports to: Associate Director of Development
FLSA Status: Exempt
Salary range: $58,000-65,000
A Place Called Home provides a safe, nurturing environment with proven programs in arts, education and wellness for the young people in South Central Los Angeles to help them improve their economic conditions and develop healthy, fulfilling and purposeful lives.
A Place Called Home is expanding at a steady pace and there are exciting plans and opportunities ahead. Are you interested in working and contributing someplace where your colleagues are friendly, respectful and supportive? Where every day you learn something new, contribute to the workplace culture, and develop yourself personally and professionally? Are you passionate about social justice and balancing inequities in the world? Do you like the idea of making a difference in the lives of hundreds of young people every day? Do you bring and expect integrity, humanity and meaning in your work? Please read on to see what this important position will accomplish at A Place Called Home.
The Grant Manager is responsible for securing institutional support for A Place Called Home’s programs, priorities and operations. Supervised by the Associate Director of Development, who reports up to the Director of Institutional Giving, the Grant Manager will oversee a portfolio of 50-65 active prospects; identify, qualify and cultivate potential funders; and solicit, develop, steward and report on grants from foundations, corporations and governmental agencies. The Grant Manager will support prospect research and, in collaboration with fundraising partners, help build a strong pipeline of institutional donors. The position requires strong organization and project management skills, ability to exercise confidentiality and discretion, and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
To perform this important job successfully, the Grant Manager must be able to fulfill all of the elements of the Job Description to the highest standard, and be able to work well with colleagues in a high energy, collaborative environment with open communications. All employees are expected to contribute to ongoing growth and improvement in their departments via excellent job performance. Additionally, you are expected to speak up if you become aware of deficiencies and needs; and to offer solutions and make suggestions for improvements in your purview areas. Likewise, because each employee and each department is integral to the entire APCH community, we expect that as you focus on your area, you will also consider the big picture and the overall mission of the agency, and communicate with the appropriate individuals if/when you become aware of problems and/or have suggestions for ways and opportunities to make APCH stronger and better. Together, we can continue to take APCH to even higher levels of excellence and service to the community.
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A Place Called Home provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including but not limited to pregnancy), gender expression, gender identity or sexual orientation, military and veteran status, medical condition, ancestry, marital status, citizenship national origin, age, physical and/or mental disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, A Place Called Home complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.
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