Posted 3 weeks ago

Grants Manager

Company: Loaves and Fishes
Category: Professional Services

 Naperville

Type: Full Time

Loaves and Fishes has a Grants Manager position to fill. The Grants Manager provides overall management of the Loaves & Fishes grants portfolio and implements strategies that increase corporate, foundation and government support for the organization. The Grants Manager conducts grant research, determines alignment, communicates with funders, writes and submits proposals, and follows up with required reporting. This position plays a key role in the Advancement Department through the identification, engagement and stewarding of key relationships with grantors.
The Grants Manager supports data driven fundraising goals by managing and growing the grants portfolio and contributing as an Advancement Team member. The Grants Manager reports to and is supervised by the Director of Philanthropy. Some responsibilities are listed below. For full details about the position and instructions how to apply, click HERE.

  • Develop and implement a plan to expand the number of grantors that provide support for Loaves & Fishes as part of the organization’s overall advancement goals.
  • Develop a grants stewardship plan to keep current grantors engaged with Loaves & Fishes.
  • Provide leadership for grant research to identify new potential corporate, foundation, family foundation and government funders.
  • Determine alignment with possible funders and develop strategy to engage.
  • Collaborate with other Loaves & Fishes staff teams, author identified grant applications; provide supporting documentation and follow-up reports.
  • Track the life cycle of grants and maintains funded grant requirements that include report due dates, budget adherence and expense tracking in addition to other relevant data points.
  • Determine and execute process for documenting research and activity related to the grant funding process.