Title Grants Manager
Categories Development Unit
Salary D.O.E.
Hours 40 hours per week
Status Non-exempt

The Grants Manager plays a critical role in reaching development goals for the agency through government grants as well as private and corporate foundation opportunities. The Grants Manager has excellent written communication skills that include the ability to conceptualize, synthesize, organize, and persuade. A SAY Grants Manager has proven strengths in both grant and non-grant writing and continually seeks to learn and improve, has a passion for our mission, and effectively translates program data into convincing and cohesive narrative. See complete job description and requirements.

*Must include Cover Letter with Resume to be considered*

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, English/writing, or related field
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience in government and private grant writing and grant-related research as well as a successful track record of winning grants and contracts
  • Experience with a non-profit team environment and ability to coach/train staff on grant processes preferred
  • Excellence exhibited over time in both grant and non-grant writing and editing work
  • Must have experience submitting major ($100,000 or higher) government grant applications using platforms/tools such as Grants.gov, eRA Commons, and similar


  • Outstanding grammar and research skills
  • Competency in maintaining accurate and detailed records
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities
  • Capable of working both independently and collaboratively
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SAY San Diego, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.