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Grants Manager

Green Umbrella
3080 Exploration Ave
Cincinnati OH 45206

Job Type: ,
Compensation: $52,000-$60,000
Posted Date: 02/09/2024
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Grants Manager

Job Description

Green Umbrella has an opportunity to lead its grant prospecting, writing, and administration. The position will focus on planning and executing our internal grants process by supporting program staff in researching funding opportunities, managing documents and deadlines, leading application writing and submission, tracking results, and more.


Job Responsibilities

  • Be a “team of one,” comfortable with handling strategic and tactical grant functions, including but not limited to grant prospecting, writing, reporting, and tracking.
  • Project manage and lead holistic grant lifecycles in partnership with the finance and communications teams and program staff.
  • Maintain and improve internal grant process documents and timelines.
  • Strategically develop and execute the annual grant calendar to align with the organization’s budget.
  • Lead meetings on specific funding opportunities; work with program teams to develop partnerships and secure necessary partner materials per application.
  • Communicate professionally and regularly with funders; act as primary contact for grant-related inquiries.



  • Experience in successful grant writing; demonstrated writing, verbal presentation, and analytical skills.
  • Experience with private, City, State, and Federal proposals.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize, and manage deadlines.
  • Proven experience in creatively and successfully researching information regarding new grant prospects.
  • Experience with grant prospecting software and Google Suite.


Compensation & Benefits

  • The starting pay range is $52,000 to $60,000 annually, commensurate with experience.
  • Rewarding Mission.
  • Generous Paid Time Off and Other Paid Leave Options (Holidays, Bereavement, Parental Bonding).
  • Health Insurance (100% of the premium for full-time employees is covered with no waiting period).
  • Flexible work schedule with hybrid office hours.


Application Process

Submit a cover letter and resume (preferably as a PDF) to [email protected]. The first review will take place on February 29, 2024, but the position will remain open until it is filled. No phone calls, please.




About the Organization

At Green Umbrella, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace.


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