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Government Grants Coordinator Bachelor's Degree Job

3 weeks ago Accounting / Financial Services Jobs New York City   69 views
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Job Summary

The Government Grants Coordinator is responsible for identifying, securing and managing financial resources for Mary's Center from government agencies, including federal, state, and local government sources, with a primary focus on Maryland government grant making entities. Primary responsibilities include researching, identifying and writing grant applications for government funding opportunities and, in collaboration with the program team, managing the post-award process for grants awarded to Mary’s Center. This position will assist with departmental duties as necessary to ensure success at meeting Mary’s Center’s funding goals.

Reports To

This position will report directly to the Assistant Director of Foundation Relations.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Pre-Award Activities

Conduct research to identify potential federal, state and local funders and funding/contract opportunities; keep current with announcements of new funding opportunities. The primary focus for this position is Maryland and Federal government grant making entities.

Research data, studies and statistics to support applications for funding; research and maintain up-to-date records on topics related to Mary’s Center’s services and population.

Collaborate with Communications Department to build relationship within the Prince George’s County and Montgomery County governments and apply for untapped sources of county government funding.

Write and submit high-quality government grant proposals and contract applications.

Coordinate proposal review process between various departments and staff.

As necessary, create new boilerplate language for use in proposals.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience –

Must have Bachelor’s degree or equivalent background with a minimum of five years of professional grant writing and award administration experience.

Must have experience writing and managing government grants.

Must have experience building and maintaining relationships with local and state government officials.

Experience working for a large organization with many moving parts a plus.

Familiarity with health care topics and HRSA/Community Health Center system a plus.

Writing Skills –

Technical: Able to fully and effectively respond to the technical prompts, priorities, narrative outline, questions, attachments, budget requirements and forms as well as associated addendum required by the Request for Proposal and Reporting Guidelines/Requirements.

Creative: Able to craft compelling case statements and articulate need for funding.

Proposal Development - Able to synthesize information from program staff into LOIs and proposals; able to understand the big picture but also synthesize details involved; able to synthesize multiple ideas into a coherent work product.

Versatility and Flexibility – Ability to work as part of a team and adjust to a dynamic work environment; ability to manage competing deadlines and priorities.

Project Management Skills – Experience managing the grant writing and award reporting process in a team environment; Ability to multitask to ensure deliverables remain on schedule without sacrificing writing quality or missing a submission due date.

Analytic and Writing Skills – Ability to read and interpret funder documents such as Request for Proposals, Grant Reporting Guidelines and synthesize information to respond directly to Funder’s inquiries; put forth compelling and coherent articulation of Mary’s Center’s programs and services to win competitive grants.

Reasoning Ability- Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in grant proposal situations where only limited standardization exists; ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written,


Full-time, 40 hours/week, exempt position.


All applicants must submit cover letter with salary requirements and two writing samples.

How to Apply

Please apply directly on our career page: https://www.maryscenter.org/work-with-us/careers/

Mary's Center for Maternal & Child Care


Company Description
Mary's Center for Maternal & Child Care