Grant Manager

Work Location

Remote until phased in


Development & Communications

Type of Job

Full Time, Exempt

Assigned Office

2802 Broadway, Everett, WA 98201, USA

Posting Date

January 29, 2021


The Grant Manager is responsible for researching and writing proposals to foundations, corporations, government entities and other grant-making bodies for both unrestricted operating revenue and program specific funding. This position is an integral part of the VOAWW development team with strategic direction set by the development objectives for the agency as a whole.

Principal Activities
  • Develops an annual grants strategy

  • Prepare, assemble and submit high quality grant requests including letters of intent, proposals, budgets, and other materials

  • Conduct prospect research and identify new funding sources for agency (restricted and unrestricted)

  • Work with senior directors and program managers to compile financials and data

  • Maintain grants calendar to ensure timely submission of letters of intent, request for proposals, and grant reports

  • Submit all required follow-up reporting and documentation to grant funder

  • Establish and maintain personal contact and relationships with foundation contacts and program officers

  • Ensure prompt acknowledgement of foundation gifts

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and/or five years of experience in successful nonprofit grant writing and government grant writing experience a plus

  • Demonstrated ability to write successful grant proposals

  • Knowledge of foundations and corporations, both local and national

  • Knowledge of state and federal funding sources

  • Motivated self-starter with ability to work independently with purpose and accuracy in a fast-paced environment

  • Must be an organized worker, detailed oriented, have a proven track record of developing successful relationships with community members, be a team player, and be able to manage multiple tasks at a time


  • Competitive Salary

  • Up to 200 paid time off hours per year

  • Medical & dental

  • 403(b) retirement

  • FSA

  • and more