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Grants Manager

Boston Area Rape Crisis Center
Job Title: Grants Manager
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January 22nd, 2018
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The Boston Area Rape Crisis Center’s growing team has an opening for an experienced, full-time Grants Manager. This position is an opportunity for a development professional to bring their talent to an organization with an incredible mission and staff, working in partnership with department directors, managers, and other stakeholders to ensure proposals meet the organization’s priorities.
The Grants Manager will write grant proposals to foundations, governments, local county/state agencies, and serve as project manager for full-cycle grant management. This position is responsible for researching new prospects, identifying new funding opportunities, preparing grant reports, tracking reporting requirements/deadlines, and stewarding funders. We envision that the successful person in this role will excel at working collaboratively and building partnerships that foster a culture of effective information sharing.
  • Manage all pre- and post-award activities for public and private grants, including the review, delegation, coordination and submission of all grants and reports.
  • Develop program-specific strategies to meet funding needs in collaboration with programs, Development, and Communications teams that align with ongoing BARCC projects and new initiatives.
  • Manage strategic cultivation and stewardship efforts for existing funding agency relationships and identify new foundation and corporation prospects.
  • Support the Director of Finance and Operations in managing the grant allocation process by reviewing staff timesheets each month.
  • Manage communications with grant administrators including, notifications about staff changes and program/ service delivery changes in a timely manner.
  • Support the Development team as needed with individual donor stewardship and preparation for fundraising events.
  • Stay current on new program needs or initiatives to inform grant prospecting and grant writing.


  • Minimum of 5 years experience in grant writing and administration; preferably in a non-profit or social services organization.
  • Demonstrated experience with foundation, local county/state, federal, and corporate fundraising, including demonstrated success writing grants that have resulted in award of $100,000 and more.
  • Ability to manage high volumes of work in fast-paced, deadline-driven environments.
  • Excellent comprehensive and interpretive research skills.
  • Excellent project management skills with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with a focus on customer service.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in determining priorities for grant submission.
  • Ability to work assertively, but collaboratively and lead teams of contributors.
  • Proficiency with the Google Suite environment (Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Slides, etc) as well as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), Adobe Acrobat Pro and contact management systems.
  • Must be committed to BARCC’s mission and philosophy.

Starting salary range and benefits

$55,000 - $65,000, depending on experience and skills. Total compensation package includes generous benefits options, including health, dental, vacation, sick time, and other coverage options to meet staff needs.

Hiring process and timeline

Please submit via our online application system your resume and cover letter stating your interest and related experience to be considered for this position. No phone calls please. We are accepting initial applications on a rolling basis as we search for the best person and fit for this role. The full hiring process will include a phone-screen interview, writing sample submission and review, first-round in-person panel interview, and final interview. To Apply: http://bit.ly/barccgrantsjob


Since 1973, the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC) has been a leader in the movement to end sexual violence. BARCC empowers survivors of sexual violence to heal and provides education and advocacy for the social change needed to prevent sexual violence. BARCC provides free, confidential support to survivors of sexual violence and their families and friends. It also works with high schools, colleges, police, organizations, and communities to advocate for change by providing training in how to respond to survivors and create cultures that prevent sexual violence in the first place. For more information, please visit www.barcc.org.
BARCC strives to represent the community we serve and strongly encourages qualified candidates who are bicultural, people of color, people with disabilities, and/or LGBQ/T to apply for this position.
BARCC is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender identity, age, disability, mental illness, genetic status or predisposition, sexual orientation, marital status, active military status, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

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