Grants Manager

Latino Community Center

Website Latino Community Center


The Grants Manager is responsible for providing oversight to the grant-making and grant management process. The LCC has a strong Grants Portfolio, therefore this individual must be highly organized, have strong communication skills, and strong attention to detail.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Re-searches grant opportunities that match the goals and objectives of the organization.
  • Gathers information from various departments and writes grant proposals for government, corporate and foundation funds.
  • Writes foundation grants and increases amounts funded year-over-year.
  • Develops/maintains effective, long-term working relationships with grantors to facilitate approval of grants.
  • Writes interim and final reports for all grants.
  • Responsible for following and maintaining a grants calendar
  • Monitors financial and technical aspects of each grant and ensures team members responsible for meeting contractual obligations are aware of deadlines and reporting metrics.
  • Serves as the grant representative and acts as a liaison between the organization and the grantors.
  • Creates and maintains grant files including application, documentation and reports to ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations.
  • Works collaboratively with the Leadership Team to verify that the grant projects remain within budget and assess requests for budget changes.
  • Maintain all documented procedures and templates for the grants management cycle.
  • Assist in the development of guidelines, procedures and protocols for the use of grant funds.
  • Uses CRM to document and track grant funds.
  • Perform other duties as needed.

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Analytical Ability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Project Management
  • Organization/Planning
  • Collaboration

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

This description is representative of requirements that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Individual will operate in an office setting, and be required to use a computer with keyboard, telephone, or handheld mobile device for extended periods of time, and office machinery as needed.
Individual may occasionally be required to lift, push, pull, and carry up to 20 pounds.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position; typical hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  Individuals  may need to work outside operating hours as requested.

Education, Certification(s), and/or License(s) Required:

  • High school diploma or General Education Degree; and/or equivalent work experience. Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or Marketing is preferred.
  • Act 33/34 and FBI Clearances
  • Complete Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse Mandated and Permissive Reporting in Pennsylvania

Other Requirements:

  • Three (3) or more years of grant writing experience.
  • Experience motivating and supporting others.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must be culturally sensitive to the needs of the Latino community.
  • Represents the LCC values: Empathy, Positive and Welcoming, Growth Mindset, Professionalism, Passion, and Education.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus, but not required.


Salary Range: $48,000-$60,000 (commensurate with experience)

Additional Benefits: PTO, Medical, Vision, Dental, Life insurance

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