Grant Manager Position Open at CASS


Central Arizona Shelter Services, Inc.

Job Description

April 2018   CASS Grants Manager – Apr2718


The Grants Manager serves as a key member of the Development team and is responsible for designing and executing a comprehensive grant application and management strategy. This entails working with Development, Programs, and Finance peers to understand CASS’ funding needs, researching public and private funding sources that match the needs, preparing and submitting proposals and grant applications, maintaining grant application schedules and tracking, and keeping CASS management informed of grant application status and progress. Developing and maintaining cordial working relationships with funding source contacts is essential for the role. The work is expected to be done primarily in an office setting but may entail occasional off-site meetings and working remotely.

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Job Opportunity @Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family

Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family JOB DESCRIPTION


Position:                     Program Administrator, Sexual and Domestic Violence

Under Direction of:    Director for Justice Programs



The Program Administrator (PA) provides direction and oversees Federal grant programs, provides outreach and training, and oversees the Commission to Prevent Violence Against Women. The PA is the lead in the grant management process and insures that grant goals are met in accordance with proposals, laws, and polices. The PA is responsible for work of considerable difficulty and complexity in administering the Federal and State requirements and provides culturally competent direction and technical assistance to sub-grantees on issues of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking in order to accomplish time sensitive deliverables. The PA works with human service organizations, the legal system (inclusive of courts, prosecutors, law enforcement, victim services, attorneys and advocates) at the local, State and Federal levels. This position serves as a link between the Governor’s Office, other State and local agencies, and the Federal government. The PA represents the Governor’s Office at various task force and committee meetings.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following, other duties may be assigned:


Grant Management

  • Assumes primary responsibility for coordination and provides effective grants administration and technical support for multiple grant
  • Coordinates and facilitates the life cycle and key tasks of multiple grant
  • Monitors programmatic and financial progress report submissions and provides feedback to
  • Conducts and reports on programmatic and fiscal site
  • Develops and maintains effective communication with staff from Federal funding agency.


Public Outreach/ Training

  • Provides training and outreach to groups of stakeholders and the general public.
  • Cultivates new outreach and training opportunities in the


Commission Staffing

  • Provides oversight to the Governor’s Commission to Prevent Violence Against Women (Commission).
  • Develops meeting schedules, agendas, and schedules Commission
  • Develops and supports specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely outcome oriented goals for the Commission.
  • Maintains effective communication with Commission
  • Provides leadership for the Governor’s Lighting Arizona Purple Domestic Violence

awareness campaign.



Position requires knowledge and experience related to: domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking; Arizona’s legal system; and victim services. Prefer experience working with Federal grants.


  • Skilled at working with diverse groups of community members, constituents and state agency staff
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication
  • Comfortable with public speaking and experience providing presentations to divers groups.
  • Skilled at organizing work tasks, meeting deadlines and producing accurate and complete work products including research based
  • Ability to work independently, exercise decision-making skills, self-directed and motivated
  • Computer software experience including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook


  • Working knowledge of public meeting
  • Capacity to work independently as well as part of a team to accomplish common
  • Excellent organizational abilities.




  • Bachelor’s (BA or BS) degree or equivalent required; five-years of experience in a relevant




Please send resume to Sarah Mondragon-


Job Opportunity: Grant Proposal Writer at ASU

Research Opportunity Development and Advancement at Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College is hiring a Grant Support Specialist (official title is Grant Proposal Writer). This position will support the ambitious research efforts of the college and help continue our excellence and growth in research activity. Our faculty and research staff submitted over $137 million in proposals in FY2017 and the college currently manages more than 50 funded projects.

The Grant Support Specialist position will assist with development and submission of proposals for the college, as well as provide some post-award non-financial support to faculty and research staff implementing their funded projects at the college. The position will be based at the Polytechnic campus in Mesa and will be required to travel to other ASU campuses in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, and Glendale as needed. Working at ASU offers a wide variety of benefits, which are summarized here.

The posting is available for review here. The deadline is being extended to February 2.

Job Opportunity: Grants Manager at CASS


Job Title: Grants Manager
Job Status: Exempt
Supervisor: Chief Development Officer

Agency Description: On any given day, more than 5,000 people in Maricopa County experience homelessness. Since 1984, Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS) has provided safety from the streets and offered supportive services to end homelessness one person at a time. Annually, CASS serves nearly 6,000 people a year at our downtown adult shelter and our family shelter – Vista Colina. Veterans, senior citizens, youth, families, men, and women all find support they need at CASS.

Job Summary: Manage new and existing grants for CASS. Prepare proposals and grant applications for both the public and private sectors. Conduct prospect research, manage the grant database, coordinate funder reports, and cultivate funder relationships.

Essential Functions:
1. Identify funding needs of CASS, and, in conjunction with leadership, develop corresponding funding strategies;
2. Generate government and private sector grant revenue through timely submission of well-researched, well-written and well-documented fundraising proposals;
3. Research and qualify new government and private funding prospects;
4. Initiate and maintain contact with a pool of current and potential grantors and foundations;
5. Manage the grant tracking system for the timely submission of proposals and reports;
6. Maintain current common support documents / information needed for proposals. Develop case statements and support materials;
7. Maintain a current agency profile with commonly used statistics, facts, research, and outcomes;
8. Maintain copies of electronic files and all required hard copies for all proposals and funders;
9. Work with the finance department to ensure correct coding of funds; work with development department to ensure Donor Perfect and Constant Contact databases are updated with funder information;
10. Create thank you letters to grantors and a sustainable process to ensure the letters are send timely. Make personal phone calls to funders to thank them and invite to tour;
11. Coordinate stewardship opportunities for funders;
12. Manage grant reporting:
a. Funds secured, quarterly pipeline projections;
b. Funder report schedules and requirements.

Other Duties:
1. Conduct agency tours of CASS facilities;
2. Perform other duties as required.

1. Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Public Relations, Nonprofit Management or closely related field and a minimum of three year of grant writing experience with background in government and private grants;
2. Advanced proficiency in Word, Excel and Outlook calendaring; HMIS experience is strongly preferred;
3. State of Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card or the ability to obtain one.

Additional Attributes
1. Superior organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet multiple deadlines;
2. Excellent written and verbal communications skills and the ability to engage and effectively communicate with a broad range of individuals;
1. Adaptable, curious and articulate;
2. Commitment to a positive, solution-focused work environment and the clear intention to meet agency expectations.

Physical Activities and Working Conditions
1. Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, moving from building to building;
2. Sitting at a desk for extended periods of time to accomplish tasks;
3. Ability to lift, carry, push or pull objects up to 15 pounds unassisted;
4. Manual dexterity in order to use keyboard and mouse;
5. Close visual acuity to prepare and analyze reports and data;
6. Visual acuity to operate a motor vehicle.

To Apply Please submit your cover letter and resume to
Terri Perillo, Chief Development Officer
Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS)
230 S. 12th Avenue
602-256-6945 x1020