Join the TEACH Team: Grants Manager
Who We Are:
To Educate All Children (TEACH) is a non-profit community impact organization currently operating in Houston and Aldine Independent School District schools located in predominantly low-income neighborhoods. TEACH focuses on empowering educators by helping them build equitable, positive and engaging classrooms through intensive training and coaching on classroom management skills, with a focus on areas such as de-escalation, conflict resolution, building students’ self-image and nonverbal communication. TEACH is a 501(c)3, tax-exempt charitable organization.
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Who We Are Looking For:
To Educate All Children (TEACH), a Houston-based nonprofit focused on helping educators create engaging, student-centered learning environments, is seeking a goal-oriented, proven Grants Manager.
The Grants Manager is responsible for researching, preparing, submitting and managing grant proposals/reports that support TEACH’s goals and meet funder guidelines and criteria. This person serves as TEACH’s primary grant writer, manages funder relationships, engages in compliance reporting and supports special project initiatives. This position requires strong writing, data analysis, program budgeting and project management skills, with an emphasis on outcome measurement.
The Grants Manager will be responsible for creating and implementing a strategic grant fundraising plan, which will incorporate all of the elements of a successful grant program on behalf of TEACH.
This is a full-time, in-person position at TEACH’s Houston office.
Qualifications & Skills:
- Bachelor’s degree or higher
- Five+ years of researching and grant-writing experience with a successful track record
- Demonstrated analytical and persuasive writing skills, as well as superior editing skills, including the ability to convey complex information in a clear manner to a diverse audience
- Strong administrative skills
- Self-motivated with the ability to set priorities and manage multiple tasks under minimal supervision in an effective and efficient manner
- Intermediate to expert skills in Google Docs, as well as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
- Familiarity and experience working with national, governmental and local funders a plus
- Ability to work under pressure and respond to deadlines without sacrificing quality
- Leadership experience
- Experience within the field of education
- Creating and implementing TEACH’s strategic grant fundraising plan
- Researching new funding and business development opportunities on a local, state and federal level
- Maintaining and building relationships with funders and other strategic partners on a local, state and national level
- Drafting proposals/LOIs, grant application narratives and budgets; and collaborating with both the Executive Director and Development Director to finalize
- Submitting grant applications via paper or online portals, and maintaining list of passwords
- Meeting with funders to explore funding opportunities and fulfill site visit requirements
- Maintaining master calendar of grants and prospects and all associated files and correspondence
- Maintaining library of grant support documents, including resumes, bios, IRS forms, Board/staff diversity lists, etc.
- Maintaining grant compliance and reporting, including outcome measurement and grant budgets
- Executing thank you letters and facilitating grant contracts/agreements
- Ensuring acknowledgement of funders/investors on TEACH’s website, in conjunction with Communications Manager
What We Offer:
- Competitive salary ($75,000)
- 100% of employee health care costs covered by TEACH, including dental and vision
- Short/Long Term Disability
- 401(k) retirement plan with 6% employer match
- Cell phone and mileage reimbursement
- Generous PTO policy
– 96 hours of PTO annually
– Week off for HISD’s Spring Break (paid)
– 2 weeks off for HISD’s Winter Break (paid)
– Extended break for Thanksgiving Holiday (paid)
– Select federal holidays (paid)
Reports to: Director of Development
Start Date: Feb 1, 2022
Location: Houston, Texas
How to Apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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