Grants Manager

North Santa Barbara County, Mid Santa Barbara County, South Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara
Full Time

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Grants Manager
Los Angeles, CA
Salary: $60,764 – $73,125
Full Time

*Cover Letter & Writing Sample Required 


The Grants Manager supports PATH’s organizational fundraising goals by assisting with grant procurement activities such as conducting research, compiling relevant reports, and composing effective communication, particularly through proposals. This hybrid remote/in-person position will support our statewide efforts and will be based out of our Los Angeles headquarters. This individual will also manage and organize the grants calendar and all assignment deadlines and utilize strong written and oral communication skills to draft and submit a high volume of proposals and reports. The grants manager will also remain current on relevant studies and policy updates surrounding people experiencing homelessness.


The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions:
• Strategizing, conceptualizing, writing, and submitting grant proposals as directed
• Working with the Director of Grants to ensure appropriateness and feasibility of proposal design and budget
• Assisting with the preparation of progress and final reports including requesting necessary data from
various PATH teams, drafting responses, and timely submission
• Expanding PATH’s portfolio of foundation and corporate partners under the guidance of the Director of Grants

• Supporting funder engagement by attending bidders’ conferences and grant workshops, coordinating site visits, and
interacting with and responding to questions from funder representatives
• Maintaining PATH’s internal system for prospect management, research, writing, data collection, and calendars
• Managing data entry for foundations and corporations in internal databases
• Conducting clerical tasks such as filing, copying, and mailing
• Assisting with other tasks (e.g., supporting events, volunteer activities, etc.) assigned by department leadership, as
• Must demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through inclusive service delivery, continued
learning and development, modeling inclusive behaviors, contributing to an inclusive work
environment, proactively mitigating bias in internal and external systems as well as interactions with internal and
external stakeholders
• Perform all other duties as assigned or required


• Demonstrate impeccable writing and editing skills
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite – knowledge of DonorPerfect or other grants management software is a plus!
• Have a proven record of successfully securing foundation and corporate grants
• Work just as well independently as they do on a team and work effectively in an open, collaborative environment
• Are highly motivated, self-starters who can develop creative solutions
• Have a strong sense of prioritization and can coordinate multiple demands and meet deadlines in a high-pressure, fast paced environment
• Project a professional demeanor and demonstrate great interpersonal skills
• Ability to be productive in both a remote and in-office setting


• Have a minimum of three years of substantial work experience in a grant writing or writing-related field
• Have at least one year of experience in database and/or project management


Employment Eligibility Verification
• Reliable Transportation
• Updated Tuberculosis Test
• Successful completion of background screening & drug test.
• Ability to travel throughout the state of California up to 20% of the time to perform work duties.
• Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings or weekends.
• Ability to obtain CPR/First Aid certification through PATH.
• Driving is an essential function of this position. To meet the requirements of for this position, the incumbent:
– Must hold a valid CA Driver’s License.
– Must possess their own vehicle and provide proof of ownership.
– Must provide proof of insurance coverage.
– Must be able to qualify for PATH insurance coverage


Effective 11/01/2021 PATH will require all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. All prospective hires will be expected to provide proof of full vaccination as part of the pre-employment credentialing process.

PATH is a California employer. Therefore, all regular and customary work must be performed within the state. Approval for work outside of the office, does not establish approval for work to be conducted outside of California.

In addition to a rewarding work environment, we offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, vacation and sick time, paid holidays, and a retirement plan.

If this position sounds like a fit, please submit your application today. A resume is required.

PATH provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, PATH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

PATH will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

PATH is dedicated to racial and social justice by centering equity in our service delivery and maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment for the communities we serve. We seek awareness and insight from witnessing the stories of our clients and learning from the experiences of our staff to ensure impactful systems change. If people are empowered, they can bring their authentic, whole selves to work and when people feel like they belong, they can become part of a unified effort of ending homelessness for all.

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