Boys and Girls Club of Greater Cincinnati: Grants Manager

Job title: Boys and Girls Club of Greater Cincinnati: Grants Manager

Job Description

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati
Grants Manager
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati is seeking a full-time Grants Manager to joins its Administrative Team. The Grants Manager will be responsible for researching, creating, and writing grant proposals to fund the organization’s initiatives.
The Grants Manager will handle all aspects of developing successful grant proposals, coordinating input across the organization as needed, and responsible for all post reporting and follow-up with funded grants.
  1. Research and write grants; execute grants calendar in coordination with the Vice President of Development; track follow-up, including program evaluations and reports.
  2. Pursue BGCA, local, state and federal funding opportunities; develop a written plan that allows time to work on government proposals.
  3. Involve key staff and/or Board members when appropriate in the grant submission process; coordinate with and provide support to Club Directors and program staff to obtain community-based grants.
  4. Keep record of when proposals are submitted and the amount requested; maintain grant donor files and calendar; in conjunction with the Vice President of Development, manage interim and final reporting.
  5. Work with the Vice president of Finance to reconcile donor records and to track funding steams and end-of-the-year revenue projections.
  6. Serve as committee liaison to Development, Marketing (as needed) and Community Advisory Groups (as needed).
  7. Assist with writing and projects as needed, including drafting basic program descriptions, stewardship reports, special correspondence and communications pieces to support direct mail and major gift efforts.
  8. Maintain ongoing communication with funding foundations, corporations and government entities.
  9. Ensure all proposals and grant reports are submitted in a timely fashion (on deadline).
  10. Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Internal: Maintain oral and/or written contact with Development Team, Management Team, volunteers and Board of Trustees for the purpose of developing and managing grant proposals.
External:  Maintain oral and/or written contact with donors, prospects, corporate leaders and others for the purpose of investor cultivation, successful resource development, and raising the visibility and positive reputation of BGCGC in the community.
Minimal physical effort required to sit, stand, bend, stoop, lift and walk. Maximum unassisted lift = 50lbs. Average lift less than 25lbs. Requires the ability to use a computer, various software and database programs, keyboard, calculator and typical office machines. Requires traveling by car to club facilities and community sites for meetings.
Inside average office environment. Average office noise levels. No personal protective equipment required. Ambient temperature between 68 and 76F. Some outdoor activity.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred.
  • A minimum of five years work experience in relevant fund raising activities, or related field, and a proven track record of accomplishment in this area.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with all types of people.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Club staff, Board Members, volunteers, community groups and other related agencies.
  • Knowledge of accessing and utilizing donor data base, Microsoft Office, Publisher.
  • Strong time management and project prioritization skills.
The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected in this classification. It is not designed to contain, or to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.
All candidates interested in applying to BGCGC open positions are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume to Falicia Grace, Vice President of Human Resources, at
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, age, sex, religion or national origin.
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