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  • Full Time
  • St. Louis City
  • Salary: commensurate with experience. Will not be less than 50k annualized
  • Organization Type: Human/Social Services

United Way of Greater St. Louis

By bringing people and organizations together to solve our region’s most pressing issues, United Way of Greater St. Louis is making our community a better place to live, work, and thrive. It’s more than a day job. It’s a mission. Come work with us!

The Grants Compliance Manager is responsible for shaping organizational strategy by continuous identification and sourcing of campaign and non-campaign grant opportunities, preparation and submission of grant applications, and coordination of all grant-writing activities with internal and external stakeholders. In this role the Grants Compliance Manager is responsible for researching, preparing, and submitting grant proposals/reports that support agency goals and meet funder guidelines and criteria. In the capacity of a grant compliance management, this role is responsible for oversight of all components of the pre- and post-award grants cycle including the fulfillment of administrative requirements for funded grants from government and private funders. Generates new revenue through grant writing engaging public private, federal, state, and local funders with our services

Administration, Coordination and Tracking

  • Collaborate with fiscal, development, planning and allocations, program staff, community organizations, and management to ensure successful execution of awarded grants.
  • Coordinate and lead a cross-functional internal committee responsible for final review of new funding opportunities and innovation of potential projects before grants and proposals for contracted services are submitted.
  • Manage end-to-end grant application and reporting processes, track follow-up activities, and confirm grant approval and funding requirements utilizing tools and technology to source, track and manage the grants life-cycle

Grant Research and Sourcing

  • Determine the needs for funding, write and develop grant programs and proposals for opportunities relevant to the organization’s fundraising goals and impact objectives.
  • Conduct research and prospecting activities to identify multiple sources for public, foundation, corporate, federal, state and local grant funding.
  • Conduct ongoing grants administration and research, including analyses of grant reports and trends.

Grant Writing and Development

  • Grant proposal preparation and budget development, working closely with program and project teams
  • Write, assemble, edit, and submit accurate grant proposals in a timely manner to a variety of funding organizations and foundations in exact accordance with the prescribed guidelines and criteria.

Grant Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Manage the due diligence process for each sub-grantee’s ability to comply with governmental regulations with a thorough review of all their financial and operational policies.
  • Design and execute sub-grantee monitoring processes, collecting and analyzing data, documenting results, and identifying and discussing implications.

Successful candidates will have a minimum of five years’ demonstrated experience in nonprofit grant writing, and successful, documented track record of procurement of grants and management. A Bachelors’ degree in English or Journalism or Communications or Marketing is preferred. Experience with grants administration and/or compliance (governmental/federal grant experience is a plus)
Experience working with grants management databases helpful as is knowledge of current state and federal regulations pertaining to IRS, OMB (Office of Management and Budget) circulars, and advocacy grantmaking.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including 12 days of vacation earned over the first 12 months of employment, sick pay, 10 company holidays, 5 1/2 Flexible/personal holidays, 3 volunteer days, parental leave, health, dental, vision and life insurance for you and your family effective the first of the month after employment, short term disability, long term disability, and a 403(b) with an organization match and 3 year vesting schedule.

United Way of Greater St. Louis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, send your resume to Careers@stl.unitedway.org