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Board & Grants Specialist

The Board & Grants Specialist will be responsible for overseeing and facilitating services provided to FFTC’s affiliate grantmaking boards, as well as grant processes of select other programs, as required. This position will directly support and staff FFTC’s grantmaking boards, and will provide general administrative support to such boards, including grants databases, data entry, queries, report preparation and other administrative functions.
Job description:
Administrative Management:
•Works with the Vice President, Board Management and affiliate boardsto:
  • Determine annual schedule of board meetings and grant cycles, prepare for board meetings and conduct post-meeting follow-up tasks, and perform other administrative functions related to affiliate boards.
Grantmaking Support:
•Works with affiliate and other select grant programsto:
  • Review and update grant cycle guidelines and dates each year;
  • Monitor applications and answer questions from grant applicants regarding grant cycle guidelines and timelines;
  • Initiate due diligence on organizations to ensure they are eligible grant recipients;
  • Review, evaluate, summarize and prepare grant applications for boards and committees;
  • Notify grant applicants of awards and declines and process grant payments;
  • Analyze and evaluate grant performance and results;
  • Maintain databases and reports to manage and report on grant awards for each program;
  • Maintain a knowledge base of current trends, community resources and programs consistent with board / committee investment areas.
•Participates in board meetings and communicates regularly with boards to prepare for meetings and lead boards through the grantmakingprocess;
•Communicates proactively with grant applicants, responding to general inquiries about grant cycle guidelines and providing technical support with the online grant applicationprocess;
  • Drafts news releases and email notifications to announce grant cycle openings and awards.
Additional Responsibilities:
  • Collaborates with other board & grants specialists and FFTC staff as necessary;
Completes other duties as assigned.
Charlotte, NC

Current Openings

The Winston-Salem Foundation|Non-Profit|Winston-Salem, NC|Jan 19, 2021
Foundation For The Carolinas|Non-Profit|Charlotte, NC|Jan 11, 2021
Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation|Non-Profit|Winston-Salem, NC|Jan 11, 2021
Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro|Non-Profit|The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro|Dec 11, 2020
Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro|Non-Profit|The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro|Dec 11, 2020
Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust|Non-Profit|Winston-Salem, NC|Dec 10, 2020
The Oak Foundation|Non-Profit|Remote/virtual|Oct 09, 2020
Triangle Community Foundation|Non-Profit|RTP|Oct 06, 2020
Triangle Community Foundation|Non-Profit|RTP|Oct 06, 2020
Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro|Non-Profit|The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro|Oct 05, 2020
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