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  • Full Time
  • St. Louis County
  • Salary: $62,500.00-$67,500.00
  • Organization Type: Human/Social Services

The Core Collective at St. Vincent

Job Title:  Grants and Development Manager

Reporting to: Director of Development

Location: The Core Collective at Saint Vincent

Mission Statement:  At The Core Collective, we are on a mission to make well-being the standard for St. Louis. We improve healthcare for families, advance socio-economic equity, and activate conscious leaders.

Guided by our core values of Well-being, Healing, Community, Compassion, and Trust, we are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment where everyone can thrive.

Position Overview:

This position will manage The Core Collective and Saint Vincent’s (The CC’s) efforts to secure significant levels of grant funding from foundations, corporations, and government agencies. This position will play a significant role alongside the Director of Development and the Chief Development Officer in achieving the strategic priorities and revenue goals as outlined in the annual development plan. This position will be responsible for researching and identifying potential funders; compiling information from a variety of internal and external resources; writing and submitting LOIs, proposals, and grants; the collection of all pertinent financial information and data for reporting purposes; managing ongoing grant requirements and reports; circulating application materials for review; reporting on fundraising progress; and managing other duties and projects as needed. This position will be responsible for building and maintaining excellent relationships with prospective and current funders. This position requires working effectively with multiple departments within The CC to prepare accurate and compelling proposals.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant experience preferred.
  • Must have at least three years of grant writing and management experience.
  • Must have a demonstrated track record of achieving defined revenue goals and of securing five and six-figure gifts.
  • Exceptional internal and external communication, writing, and organizational skills required.
  • Demonstrated experience in cross-departmental collaboration and ability to manage deadlines.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs and grant management portals such as CyberGrants and Knowledge of E-Tapestry or similar fundraising database preferred.
  • A relevant writing sample (such as a grant proposal) will be requested.


  • Research funding opportunities from a variety of sources to further diversify the organization’s sources of funding.
  • Stay informed of the current funding landscape, trends, and priorities.
  • Acquire and maintain sound knowledge and understanding of the organization and its mission to strategically identify grant opportunities.
  • Develop and implement annual plan and revenue goals to secure grant support in coordination with the Development Team.
  • Manage ongoing calendar of grant and report deadlines.
  • Write, edit, and submit proposals to foundations, corporations, state, and federal agencies, etc.; manage communication with funding sources; and prepare and submit follow-up reports.
  • Compile proposal budgets and income projections with the Finance department and program staff.
  • Update electronic records in donor database.
  • Support the work of the development team as needed, including participating in monthly team meetings, fundraising events, community events, alumni activities, marketing efforts, and additional fundraising activities as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


This position offers Paid Time Off (PTO), health benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, short/long-term disability, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), a 403(b)-retirement plan, flexible spending account, ongoing training opportunities, and a vibrant and engaging work environment.

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates should express their interest by submitting a cover letter and resume to