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Grants Manager

Cincinnati, OH, USA

Position Overview

Responsible for all aspects of grant research, development, writing, submission, and reporting.  Development of grant/contract proposals from concept to submission. Identifying new funding sources, completions of renewal grants/contracts, research and processing of new program applications, and capital development grants.  Provide progress and final reports as required.  Coordinate collaboration between PWC and other organizations if necessary.



Areas of Responsibility: 

Essential Job Functions

  • Provide written proposals in grants/contracts with budget analysis and completion.
  • Develop foundation (past, present, potential) donors through grant/contract seeking; phone calls, letter/correspondence, follow-up, thank you and reports.
  • Coordinate with the Finance Department regarding all budget activities related to funding requests and reports.
  • Acknowledge all grant awards and initiate grant cover sheets.
  • Research new/potential donors (foundations, organizations) and develop organizational contact and relationship to meet present and expanding income goals.
  • Create original written material based on the latest statistic, research information for grants and correspondence to donors.  Incorporate information into proposals, newsletters, brochures, and special event collateral pieces.
  • Maintain all foundation grant/contract files.
  • Lead the Grant Activity Workgroup overseeing successful implementation of grant-funded projects.
  • Remain current on all funder initiatives/changes.
  • Record grant-related information into Donor Perfect database system.
  • Manage the agency presence on, Guidestar, Charity Navigator, and Similar.
  • Acknowledge all grant awards and initiate grant cover sheets.


  • Experience in fiscal and budgetary projects; experience with City, State and Federal Proposals.
  • Experience in developing relationships with both private and public entities; ability to professionally represent and make funding case for the agency.
  • Experience with working with both For Profit and Not-for-Profit Resources.
  • Experience in successful grant writing; demonstrated grant writing, verbal presentation and analytical skills.
  • Strong written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize, and manage deadlines.
  • Proven experience in creatively and successfully researching information regarding new foundation/donor prospects.
  • Demonstrated understanding and interest of PWC’s program related research and development efforts.
  • Experience in political agendas and committees.


Educational Background: 
Bachelors’ degree in English or related field desired.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelors’ degree in English or related field desired.
  • Proven track record in developing, writing, and securing grants.
  • Knowledge and experience with private foundations, governmental, and corporate programs preferred.
  • Experience with federal grants preferred.

Other Skills/Abilities

  • Experience in conducting research and information gathering to support proposals.
  • Understanding of and commitment to agency mission.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Knowledge and experience with word-processing/database software, required.

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Ability to sit at a computer for long periods of time.
  • Close and distant vision is required.
  • Frequent standing, stooping, walking, bending, crawling, lifting of light to medium objects.

Work Environment

  • Office/Remote work



Some benefits include: 401K, Health, Life, Vision and Dental

Organization Info

People Working Cooperatively

Cincinnati, OH, USA
About Us
Areas of Focus: 

People Working Cooperatively performs critical home repairs and services so that low-income homeowners can remain in their homes living independently and healthier in a safe, sound environment.


For more than 45 years, PWC has been strengthening our communities by providing critical home repairs, energy conservation, and accessibility modification services in an effort to help residents remain independent and healthy in their homes. PWC proudly performs more than 8,000 services for eligible homeowners each year, whose typical income is just $14,000 a year. Often, these individuals face challenges due to illness, disability, job loss or other circumstances.​

PWC is supported by a robust group of more than 110 licensed, professionally trained staff members and administrative personnel. In addition, PWC boasts a dedicated corps of 3,500-plus volunteers making it one of the largest volunteer corps in the region. Together, PWC volunteers and skilled staff are in more than 4,500 homes annually assisting nearly 9,000 individuals in southwestern Ohio, northern Kentucky and southeast Indiana.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Apr 28 2021
Active Until: 
May 27 2021
Hiring Organization: 
People Working Cooperatively