Grants Manager

United States
Development /
Full-time /
Global Health Corps

Since 2009, Global Health Corps (GHC) has built a network of 1150+ next gen leaders committed to transforming health systems. Through a robust fellowship and alumni program, GHC seeds the health sector with innovative and resilient young leaders and invests in them to grow and drive systems change across their careers. GHC serves as a critical talent pipeline for its partners, an entry point to global health for non-clinical leaders who join as fellows, and a leadership accelerator for alumni and their networks. GHC leaders are concentrated in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, and the U.S., but the network has a truly global reach across 40+ countries and 450+ health organizations.

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Reports to: Development & Communications Senior Director

Job Summary 
The Grants Manager plays a key role in the stewardship of prospective and existing grants and is responsible for the effective management and control of grants obtained by GHC. This role serves as the lead grant writer, primary administrative contact, and internal coordinator of all grant activities. The Grants Manager proactively develops strong relationships with key staff across teams to ensure authentic and compelling proposals and reports, and facilitates appropriate grant submission and reporting, which contributes to high-quality stewardship with GHC funders. Working closely with the Senior Director of Development and communications, the Grants Manager evaluates grant opportunities as part of the fundraising process and ensures strong proposal submissions. The Grants Manager serves as a crucial member of GHC’s fundraising team, telling the story of the impact of great leadership on health equity and ensuring our movement is powered forward. The Grants Manager also owns a portfolio of existing donors, prospects, and leads and is tasked with developing strategies to renew, upgrade, and convert donors and prospects.

The Roles and Responsibilities are as follows:

Grant Writing

    • Develop and write compelling and concise grant proposals and reports, pulling in relevant team members as needed
    • Engage with staff across GHC’s teams and offices to stay up-to-date on programming and gather information to enhance proposals and reports
    • Develop and regularly update dynamic templates to simplify GHC’s grant-writing process
    • Develop processes to efficiently manage the drafting of proposals and reports, ensuring that all components necessary for timely submissions are procured
    • Maintain and update donor collateral in Dropbox, collaborating with appropriate staff as necessary.

Grants Management & Administration

    • Administer grants for GHC, including: monitoring of grants to ensure compliance with grant guidelines; communicate with internal constituents such as the Finance Team and Director of Legal & Compliance to ensure grant compliance and accurate financial reporting; maintain updated grant records and all donation information in Salesforce
    • Assist with the administration of grant finances, including the reconciliation of monthly grant accounts
    • Work with Senior Director of Development & Communications to provide regular and transparent fundraising updates to GHC staff, SLT, and Board.

Portfolio Management

    • Manage a portfolio of donors, prospects and qualified leads  and implement strategies to renew, upgrade and convert donors and prospects 
    • Support the Development Manager and Senior Director of Development & Communications on special donor projects.

Who You Are

    • An enthusiastic advocate for Global Health Corps’ mission and values. You are inspired to empower and support leaders building a movement for global health equity. You thrive on a close-knit team that values shared integrity, inclusive collaboration, sustainable resilience, and continuous learning.
    • An excellent grant writer. You have 5-7 years of work experience and at least 3 years of experience writing grants and proposals for foundations and corporations, preferably for international non-profits and/or public health non-profits. You are an adaptive and strategic writer who can clearly and compellingly tell the GHC story.
    • An experienced grants manager. You have knowledge of non-profit finances and budget-building for grant proposals. You are experienced in using systems for tracking and knowledge management such as Salesforce and Dropbox.
    • A detail-oriented project manager with a systems mindset. You understand what details matter, and you get them right. You look for ways to make grant management processes simple and efficient. You can turn a vision into tactical next steps.
    • A problem solver who owns your work. You overcome obstacles in your work by identifying them, adapting to new information, and proactively devising solutions. You take action before being asked and hold yourself accountable when you set goals.
    • An action-oriented, resourceful, and collaborative team member. You possess a “get it done” attitude, with the ability to stay focused and nimble in a dynamic environment. You work effectively across teams, time zones, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds.
    • A strong communicator and relationship builder. You bring experience managing a portfolio of donors, including taking the lead on cultivation and stewardship strategies. You enjoy finding ways to relay information, so it sticks and is easily understood. You know how to build strong relationships with teammates and donors.
$70,000 - $80,000 a year
Work Environment & Benefits
The location preference for this position is GHC's New York City office or NYC Tri-State Area (or East Coast Remote). This position may require domestic travel (1-2x/year) and occasional international travel. Compensation is competitive and includes an excellent benefits package with medical/dental/vision/life and short disability insurance, flexible spending, 18 paid vacation days, 10 sick days, 5 wellness days, 11 paid holidays, 401K plan with employer match, professional development stipend, and flexible scheduling.
If this opportunity speaks to you, please apply with 1) your resume, and 2) a cover letter that explains why Global Health Corps’ work excites you and why this role is a fit for you. We review applications on a rolling basis. 
GHC believes in the power of diverse, inclusive teams to accelerate progress toward equity. We encourage Black, Brown, Indigenous, and other People of Color who represent the global majority to apply for this role. Learn more about our commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion here.

Global Health Corps is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information, or other characteristics or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. 

We embrace and value diverse skill sets and backgrounds. We are a community of leaders who are proud to represent many different national, racial, ethnic, socio-economic, religious, gender, and other identities. We represent varied professional backgrounds, collaborating across fields and sectors to form a powerful, close-knit network of changemakers. Our diversity as a community is our strength, driving our ability to be empathetic, visionary, and effective leaders in the health equity movement, and engage with the world with dignity and respect.

Due to the high volume of applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.