Grant Manager

Job Description

Job Title:   Grant Manager Rev. Date:   1-29-23
Department:   Accounting SOC Code:    
Location:   Life Revitalization Center FLSA:   Exempt
Reports to:   COO EEO Code:    
Responsibility:   The Grant Manager is responsible for research, application management, compliance monitoring, record keeping and reporting of all grant activity.


Purpose:  The Grant Manager leads, manages, and is accountable for facilitating the development of new and revised grant applications to all funding sources, including but not limited to federal, state, local, foundations, and corporations.



•        Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., nonprofit management, communications, or business)

•        Two years of demonstrated skills in grant writing, grant management, and grant reporting, or contract management experience

•        Must complete Grants Management Information Systems (GMIS) training at the first available opportunity

•        Vital planning and organizational skills, accuracy, and attention to detail are all critical skills.

•        Effective oral and written skills, including technical writing and fiscal reporting skills

•        Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with overlapping deadlines, changing priorities, and short lead times

•        High proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Information Management Systems

•        Must have the ability to coordinate and organize multi-agency work activities and troubleshoot problem situations

•        Ability to successfully collaborate with and interact with colleagues and funding sources



•        Develops working relationships with funders or funding agencies

•        Researches and identifies funding trends, best practices, and potential sources of support, specifically long-term funding opportunities and partnerships.

•        Researching, analyzing, interpreting, and applying related federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations

Application Management

•        Responsible for grant application management including preparing, writing, and submitting applications while ensuring compliance with grant guidelines and deadlines for all existing grants as well as potential grant opportunities as assigned.

Compliance Monitoring

•        Responsible for monitoring grants and ensuring compliance with the terms and conditions of awarded grants as assigned.

•        Provides training to internal and external stakeholders involved in grant-related activities to ensure understanding of grant requirements and processes.

·         Ensures the accuracy, timeliness, and integrity of grant and fund records, grant applications, compliance of funded proposals, progress reports, and correspondence to funders

·         Provides training to internal and external stakeholders involved in grant-related activities to ensure understanding of grant requirements and processes

·         Responsible for coordinating and ensuring fiscal compliance of subgrantees


Reporting and record-keeping

•        Produces and maintains a calendar of grant activity and deadlines on the shared drive available to directors, supervisors, and program coordinators

•        Maintains organized records of all grant-related documents, including applications, grant agreements, performance reports, and financial reports.

•        Develops and manages budgets for grant-funded projects, including revenue and cost projections and financial reporting to track grant expenditures and maintain accurate financial records.

•        Responsible for compiling and submitting regular reports to grantors as required detailing financial and performance outcomes.

•        Works with auditors annually



•        Attends seminars and conferences as necessary to obtain and review knowledge of current federal, state and local rules and regulations relevant to assigned area

•        May make presentations to and meet with interested groups and prepare and issue news releases, reports, correspondence, and other related materials as required

•        Proficient skill in the use of word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and related software applications




Cherry Street Core Values:

At the ministry, we hold these core values to be crucial to performing everyday work. These are to be displayed by every employee hired at the organization at the time of hire and throughout their employment.

·         Christ-centered – Christ is at the center of all I do and think. My decisions and actions are driven by Christ’s love for me, my submission to His teachings, and my desire to live and walk in His Way.

·         Relational – Second to Christ, is my desire to love the people around me. People are not problems but are representations of the image of Christ in them. I get to help them see that.

·         Innovative – God is The Creator, and we are made in His image: that means WE are creative! Many times we must get creative to figure out the complexities of people’s lives to help them move forward or systems that need to be developed. We can do that because of the image we carry.

·         Solution oriented – God is abundant, and all the answers and resources are there. We get excited by implementing systems and taking action to improve the situation.

·         Gritty – We tenaciously get the job done. We display passion and perseverance to make our way toward our goal of eradicating poverty physically, mentally and spiritually for each person.

Work Environment:

Exposure to (“F” Frequent; “O” Occasional; “R” Rare; “N” Never) :

N Fumes   N Humidity   N Electrical Hazards
N Dust   N Mechanical Hazards   N Burn Hazards
N Loud Noise   N Biological Hazards   R Sharp objects
N Vibration   N Chemical Hazards   N Fall Hazards
N Confined Spaces   N Height Hazards   N Overhead Hazards



Equipment/Personal Protective Equipment Used
·         None

Physical Demands (“F” Frequent; “O” Occasional; “R” Rare; “N” Never)

O Stand   F Handle/Feel (using fingers)   O Grasp
F Walk   O Crouch/Kneel/Stoop/Crawl   N Climb
F Sit   F Talk   N Balance
F See/Detect   F Hear/Listen   O Bend
O Push/Pull   N Apply repetitive motion   F Reach


Lifting Requirements

·         Sedentary work – Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.


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