Manage post-award reporting activities for 60+ grants, including awards from foundation, federal, and corporate funders. Coordinate the grants application and submission process in conjunction with the Director of Development, Director of Finance, and project teams. Identify opportunities for capacity-building; design and implement trainings for project teams experiencing challenges in both rural and metropolitan settings. KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
• Increased grant-related spending on failing project from $55,000 in one year to $110,000 in only a three-month period through project and grants management best practices.
• Created and authored the organization's first ever monthly grants newsletter to create a communication pipeline between staff attorneys and grants manager.
• Raised $273, OOO via grant writing activities to United Ways, several foundations, and government entities.
- Grants Manager at Ohio State Legal Services Association
- at Ohio State Legal Services Association
- Program Coordinator at Multiethnic Advocates for Cultural Competence, Inc
- at Multiethnic Advocates for Cultural Competence, Inc
10 months at this Job
- Master of Arts in Slavic and East European Studies - Slavic and East European Studies
- Bachelor of Arts in History - Russian
Grants Manager -Blue Shield of California Foundation, San Francisco Autonomously oversee and improve the processes, systems, and information flows related to the grants management of a $40M grant portfolio. Lead cross-functional work with all teams and staff across the organization, as well as grantees, on due diligence, payment processing, grantee communication, drafting of grant documents (grant agreements, amendments, award letters, reports, report reminders ), compliance, best practice guidance, legal guidance, technical grants management system training, policy establishment, board document and presentation prep and grants data with a focus on efficiency, transparency, and impact. Utilize Excel, Fluxx, Salesforce and Financial Force to facilitate grant and data management. Research Process Manager -Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto Institutional official with delegated signature authority for sponsored projects and fellowships in the School of Medicine ensuring compliance and communication of policy, regulations and sponsor requirements to international, national, governmental, private sector, non-profit and collegiate sponsors. Provide guidance and oversight to faculty, postdoctoral fellows, department administrators and sponsors in proposal/budget preparation and post-award activities for a large volume (submission of up to 30 proposals a month) and diverse set of complex federal and non-federal sponsored research projects involving multiple sub-awards and/or cross-school initiatives. Grant Administrator -San Francisco State University, San Francisco Responsible for all aspects of pre and post grant administration and communication for a caseload of 60+ projects funded by 130 external, federal, state, local, non-profit, and private funding sources. Train faculty, stakeholders and administrators on current policy, regulations, and online data management systems such as, Grants.gov, NIH eRA Commons, NSF Fastlane, NSPIRES, Cayuse, Oracle finance reporting, Peoplesoft and ADP EZ Labor. Program Officer/Community Relations -San Francisco Mayor's Office, DCYF Managed 24 (many with additional subcontractors) community youth grants with budgets totaling in excess of 2 million dollars. Took a lead role in political and policy communication, researching best practices, developing guidelines, writing RFP's and conducting Town Hall Community Meetings. Spokesperson for the first Organizational Culture Group at DCYF focusing on inter-office relationships, work environment, work process, and diversity.
- Grants Manager at Blue Shield of California Foundation
at this Job
- M.A. - ESL
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) - Cherokee, NC / January 2016 - February 28th, 2018
• Executed a clean financial federal audit for the Office of Head Start (OHS) grant by coordinating team efforts on an organizational level including; Payroll, Accounts Payable, HR, Risk Management, Tribal Finance, Regulatory Compliance and the Office of Internal Audit.
• Our Program completed a clean audit with no areas of noncompliance or deficiencies. During this process, the Tribe was saved over $200,000
• Collaborated with HR and Payroll to adjust compensation and budget for current individual's qualifications based on local rates which took into consideration comparable education and experience.
• Staff received equitable pay to compensate for lack of oversight of the Fiscal Grants Manager position during the year in a half it was vacant. The outcome-maintained market rate compensation based on staff qualifications.
• Participated in quality assurance for the conversion of payroll during a five-year transition of the Tribe's new Enterprise Software System.
• Data analysis included examination of positions with multiple funding sources to ensure grant resources were obligated in alliance with the cost allocation plan for the salaries outlined in grant applications awards.
• Our Program was comprised of 94 FTE's with multiple funding sources per position and included two grants and Tribal subsidy.
• Helped initiate a new workflow to accommodate the difference from the previous software the new software's application of payroll methods. The old software assigned funding the position, while the new software allotted funding to the individual in the position and not the position itself.
• The state funded grant was a supplement to the federal Head Start Grant and was based on meal reimbursement per guidelines outlined with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP.) The approximate amount of meal reimbursement was around $130,000.
• The federal funded grant was from The Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) for the Administration for Children and Families and was around $2,774,537 and Tribal Portion is $3,441,980. Page |2 [email protected] 828.508.2890
• Payroll Costs were monitored of each pay period to ensure cost allocation plans were allowable, reasonable and within the scope of work awarded by the grantor.
• Errors were identified, corrected, and a system for the Head Start program was implemented to ensure that every paycheck was reviewed going forward until a systemic workflow was implemented.
• Researched and submitted proposals for retention of employees during summer months included reviewing 2017 IRS laws regarding bonuses and comparing to tribal policies and procedures.
• Executed a comprehensive form structure for tracking volunteer accountability with regards to data collection and examination for OHS's required In Kind 20 % match.
• Conducted analysis of facility, space, ratio of child to adult per classroom. The calculated results identified a need for an additional ten (10) teachers and three (3) support staff.
• The analysis allowed 44 additional child slots to be removed from the waitlist and added to the classrooms.
• Assisted Early Education Director with all budgetary items including contracts, creating a new method for the program's Procurement Policy which allowed for segregation of duties. Proposed and supported departmental and accounting best practices.
- Fiscal Grants Manager at Qualla Boundary Head Start and Early Head Start
- Accounting Coordinator II at Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians
- Accountant, Accounts Payable at Southwestern Community College
2 years, 1 month at this Job
- Master of Business Administration in Business Administration - Business Administration
As Grants Manager I'm responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of corporate, foundation and congregational funds. Within my role I've systematized funding application protocols across 11 programs and administrative offices to facilitate efficiency and accountability while ensuring fidelity to all contracts and commitments. I also engage in creating and implementing strategies to augment funding streams, and participate within a number of in-house and external collaborative groups regarding community strategies and continuous quality improvement (CQI) efforts.
• Stewarded the procurement of $2,000,000+ in public and private grants, to date.
• Developed and systematized funding application protocols agency-wide
• Conducted comprehensive research on the current state of Erie House's early childhood education program and stewarded in a large, multi-year grant
• Chapin Hall's Thrive Data Collaborative o Represent Erie House as CQI Lead o Sit on the Thrive Data Collaborative Planning Committee o Implement tests of positive change within a framework of CQI o Provided coaching in pedagogical and basic CQI to Erie House staff
• Development & Fundraising Strategy Group o Developed a plan to expand youth technological arts programming within an educational entrepreneurial framework paired with mentoring
• ENH Strategic Plan Working Group
• United Way of Metro Chicago's Integrated Household Strategies Cohort
- Grants Manager at Erie Neighborhood House
- Policy Analyst & Applied Research Consultant at Board Training Workshops and Seminars
- Home Father/Consultant at Stay-at
- World Languages Program Coordinator, Spanish Instructor at Truesdell Education Campus (TEC), D.C. Public Schools
2 years, 7 months at this Job
- M.A. - Educational Policy Studies
- B.A. - Distinction
• Administer $5 million in grants yearly, write and report on federal, state, and local grants to support capital and operating expenses, research and secure new funding, prepare grant reports for board of directors
• Write and edit policy to align with funding requirements, program implementation, assist with special events, event photography, editing
• Member of Leadership Team, Performance and Quality Improvement Committee, Employee Satisfaction Committee, Employee Recognition Committee, United Way Internal Campaign Co-Chair and Committee Member, LGBTQ+ Committee, Language Access Committee
- Grants Manager at Domestic Violence Intervention Services (DVIS)
- Grant Administrator at Domestic Violence Intervention Services, Inc. (DVIS)
- Grant Writer at Domestic Violence Intervention Services (DVIS)
- Community Development Coordinator at Crosstown Learning Center
1 year, 8 months at this Job
- High School Diploma
- Bachelor of Arts - Psychology
- Certificate - Nonprofit Management
Lead the managing the overall grant efforts. Identify and develop strategies to optimize the grants administration process Oversee the grants are implemented according to the operational and financial needs of the organization Provide detailed reports to the funders and the board of directors with respect to the organization's progress. Keep the relevant staff informed about upcoming deadlines and deliverables, thereby ensuring smooth completion of work responsibilities. Supervise the compliance team.
- Grants Manager at Boys and Girls of Puerto Rico
- Executive Director Assistant at Compañía para el Desarrollo Integral de la Península de Cantera
- President/Owner at gM3 Consulting Group, Inc.
4 years, 9 months at this Job
- Master's - Landscape Architecture
- Associate - Interior Design
- Master's - Urban Planning
- Bachelor's - Geography
• Monitored project performance working closely with senior staff
• Worked in conjunction with CFO to monitor accurate expenditures of grant budgets
• Oversaw if the grants were implemented according to the operational and financial needs of the organization
• Kept the relevant staff informed about upcoming deadlines and deliverables, thereby ensuring smooth completion of work responsibilities
• Performed relevant research to identify available grant opportunities
- Grants Manager at Florence Fuller Child Development Centers/The Boca Raton Children's Museum
- Director at Grant Administration After School Programs
- Assistant Executive Director at Sunshine Childcare
- Director at After School Programs
1 year, 4 months at this Job
- Bachelor of Science
* Provides leadership and direction for programs funded by federal, state, and private funds. * Serves to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of WOCN, Inc. by ensuring program staff accomplish their approved program initiatives and that WOCN, Inc. meets compliance and reporting requirements. * Assists the Senior Management Team with fiscal coordination of all grants and contracts. * Oversee the preparation and timely submission of grant applications, application amendments, and budget transfers; and, other grant requirements. * Develop and maintain organizational project management system to include grant reporting dates, task completion, conferences, and events.
- GRANTS MANAGER at WOMEN OF COLOR NETWORK, INC
- OFFICE MANAGER at SUSQUEHANNA ART MUSEUM
- PROJECT COORDINATOR at RITTER INSURANCE MARKETING
- MARKETING ASSISTANT at RITTER INSURANCE MARKETING
1 year, 6 months at this Job
- BACHELOR OF ARTS - Urban and Regional Planning
● Develop and submit single to large, multidisciplinary, and multi-collaborative grant proposals to a wide range of funding agencies and organizations, including both public and private external entities, and internal system funding sources.
● In compliance with applicable Federal, State, local, and University rules and regulations, write and edit proposal narratives, budgets, and budgetary justifications; synthesize and submit proposal materials where relevant.
● Serve as liaison with the Office of Research Services (ORS) during pre- and post-award periods.
● Ensures compliance and provides oversight to the grant process from grant preparation, grant submittal, grant award, progress monitoring, dissemination of results and reports through post- award activities.
● Conduct meetings and provide grant training activities to faculty and staff, including workshops, seminars, teleconferences, and other grant-generating activities to support the developments and post-award activities of a grant.
● Advise faculty and staff in identifying appropriate sources of funding, preparing grant applications, and meeting grant and institutional deadlines in a timely way. Facilitate linkages with local, state, and federal governments, agencies and organizations for individual grant proposals.
● Track and manage grant delivery schedules using project management software and timelines; write, edit, and produce grant progress and final reports, prepare agendas and minutes of grant and project-related meetings, and status reports to administration.
● Provide interim project management for the post-award phase of grants, including communicating with executives, faculty, staff, external partners and funding agents.
● Coordinate assessment of grant activities. Maintain online database for, but not limited to grant proposal tracking, project documents, and reporting requirements.
● Write, edit, and produce grant and project-related materials for reports, press releases, and other media purposes. Prepare research-based reports and academic articles for broad public dissemination.
● Prepare and deliver professional presentations on grant and project initiatives for UHWO and UH administrators, faculty, and staff, external agencies, and community groups.
● Collaborate and coordinate with the Marketing Communications Director to provide writing and editing support for fund development materials, website content, grant-related press releases and other products.
● Conduct research and identify partnership opportunities with public/private project partners to support various college projects.
● Maintain frequent and open communication with the Chancellor concerning development of grants and projects, providing timely status reports. As appropriate, plan and organize meetings to maintain effective communication with project partners.
● Develop and maintain the website for the Institute for Engaged Scholarship. Develop social media accounts and establish a presence for the institute. Accomplishments
● 50% success rate for all grants submitted.
● Awarded $750,000 in extramural grants on behalf on the university in one year of service.
● Creation of a website to facilitate extramural funding initiatives. Skills Used
● Project management, tracking, and reporting (i.e., annual and final reports).
● In depth academic research and data gathering and analyses on a wide variety of grant proposals.
● Google apps and Microsoft Office expertise.
● Work in tandem with upper-level management, faculty, and staff to support all grant applications.
● Website development.
- Grants Manager at University of Hawai'i
- English Instructor at Kapiolani Community College
- Business Development Manager at Kapiolani Community College
- Product Development Coordinator at Kapiolani Community College
1 year, 1 month at this Job
- PhD - English
- MA - English
- BA - English
-Oversee a portfolio of grants across the lifecycle, from RFP to proposal development, submission, award acceptance and contract process, modifications, audit, reporting and closeout. -Provide post-award support across College programs: Bard High School Early Colleges, graduate and undergraduate programs, the Center for Civic Engagement, Bard Prison Initiative, and international programs as part of Bard's worldwide network of schools and programs. -Ensure compliance with federal and state guidelines, contract requirements for programs, and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) for grant program fidelity and audit purposes.
- Grants Manager at Bard College
- Grant Officer I at Salt Lake Community College
- Acting Director of Family Support & Director of Medical Education at The SADS Foundation
- Grant Management and Compliance Coordinator at Housing Authority of the County of Salt Lake
1 year, 6 months at this Job
- MPH - Division of Public Health
- BA - Psychology