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Grants Managers lead programs funded by the state or by private organizations. Common duties seen on Grants Managers resume samples are overseeing the administration of grants, supervising program staff, developing budgets, organizing audits, ensuring compliance with grantor guidelines, and liaising with grant beneficiaries. Skills such as grant expertise, organization, communication, leadership, networking, and analytical thinking are often mentioned in Grants Manager resumes. Successful candidates come from various educational backgrounds and are trained in grants management and auditing.

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Grant Manager

Responsible for all facets of grants program, including researching potential funding sources, researching and compiling relevant program statistics, writing and submitting funding proposals and adhering to tight deadlines

  • Exceeded fiscal year grant goal of $225K in first nine months in position
  • Secured grant funds of more than $39K from both new and lapsed funders in first nine months in position
  • Awarded one of only four grants out of 44 applications for new Girls Go Techbridge program; awarded one of only 18 Challenge and Change 2011 grants from Girl Scouts of the USA
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Advertising
2

Research Grant Manager

Managed financial functions for up to 50 pre and post award grants totaling $10M - $15M in expenditures annually, including a large volume of clinical trial agreements.

  • Set up chart of accounts on financial system for awarded funding.
  • Monitored grant expense, approved fund expenditures and managed deficit and resolution for all Psychology research grants and contracts.
  • Reconciled fund activity to budget, prepared financial status reports and closed out funds.
  • Worked with principal investigators and administrators to develop budgets and budget justifications for new proposals.
  • Provided financial support services for consultants and principal investigators: generated financial reports, created and maintained budgets, corrected charges, monitored expenses and cost transfers, tracked costs, allocated and monitored sponsor payments and prepared report summary.
  • Prepared annual operating budget, monthly research revenue reports and portfolios for Psychology department.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
MA
Business Administration
Business Administration
3

Grant Manager

Center was established to facilitate and support faculty research and educational programs by establishing research networks, assisting with external and intramural grant production, consulting on methodological and statistical issues, maintaining research resource materials, and coordinating evaluations. Managed nine grants, totaling approximately $6 million.

  • Managed federal, state, and local grants for College of Nursing researchers.
  • Obtained Request for Applications/Proposals and communicated those to various faculty members
  • Performed literature searches and generated bibliographies
  • Processed budget information with internal and external administration
  • Facilitated meetings with internal and external grant reviewers
  • Reviewed, edited, and submitted grant application to funding agency
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BS
Medical Sociology
MA
Public Health
Public Health Leadership
4

Grant Manager/department Administrator/graduate Research Assistant

Responsible for providing research assistance on a three-year federally funded project entitled "Food Biosecurity: Modeling the Health, Economic, Social and Psychological Consequences of Intentional and Unintentional Food Contamination."

  • Prepared Power Point presentations for various conferences.
  • Performed routine admin duties such as filing, faxing and copying of grant documentation.
  • Maintained excel spreadsheets containing data related to the research grant.
  • Coordinated meetings and travel arrangements.
  • Responsible for administrative and financial management of federal and state grants awarded to the Institute totaling 18.5 million dollars.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Political Science
MS
Master of Science
5

Grant Manager/coordinator Student Services

Managed and supervised all program operations including student research, career development and recruitment of students for the program.

  • Promoted activities and events that lead to the enrollment and retention of college students interested in pursuing a college degree in the field of Science, Technology Engineering and Mathematics.
  • Managed a 1.8 million National Science Foundation STEP grant.
  • Developed and implemented mentoriship programs, Science Lecture series, Apprenticeships and Research internships for program participants.
  • Analyzed, prepared, and presented statistical data to interested parties including the host institution, community partners and grant funders.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Physical Education
MA
Interdisciplinary Studies
EdD
Leadership Higher Education Administration
6

Program Director and Grant Manager

Trained new staff and interns in organizational protocols, projects and administrative duties

  • Acted as a liaison to local area schools, non-profit organizations and local businesses to recruit volunteers, promote events and share the mission of organization
  • Maintained databases of donors, applicants and volunteers and kept up to date records for all database entry participants
  • Oversaw all grant budget accounts which including monitoring spending, reporting balances and tracking budgetary progress
  • Researched, wrote and submitted grants resulting in awards in excess of $40,000
  • Worked alongside Executive Director in strategic planning and setting organizational goals
  • Coordinated organizational events - managed logistics, booking, recruiting volunteers, budgets, marketing, curriculum, and outside food vendor relationships
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Management And Society
7

Finance & Grant Manager

Analyzed financial operations of a $2.5 million project budget to identify and forecast areas requiring restructuring and implemented necessary adjustments

  • Reconciled budget using DMAS, monthly reports (R-90's), quarterly reports and yearly reports
  • Managed budget projections and preparation; forecasted budget expenses and encumbrances
  • Managed reimbursable expenses (BERFS), payroll authorizations, SEAF's, petty cash, and check requisitions
  • Managed all HR-related activities for all members of office/project and act as the liaison to central HR office of UM's School of Education
  • Maintained inventory of office and projects needs and processed purchase orders in ARIBA
  • Supervised 12 full-time staff, part-time staff and student employees and assisted in the recruiting process of new staff
  • Assisted project investigators in managing projects, project correspondence, and provided them full administrative support
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
8

Grant Manager/employer Outreach

Recruited Long Island employers to implement worksite initiatives that reduce single occupancy vehicle travel to the worksite. Wrote grant proposals to obtain funding for employers to establish commute alternative programs which were submitted to the NYS Department of Transportation.

  • Successfully funded and implemented the majority of grants in program's history.
  • Conducted numerous presentations to company executives and staff during all phases of grant process.
  • Created new streamlined grant reporting system which was approved by NYS Department of Transportation.
  • Created startup partnership program for office parks and associations.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Finance
9

Grant Manager for Africa

Managed the pre-Board review of proposals to identify potential technical issues in new awards and ensured any compliance matters for prior awards to renewal grantees were adequately addressed before a new grant was issued

  • Negotiated agreement terms/modifications with local NGOs
  • Worked directly with Board of Directors to issued grant agreements following approval
  • Managed amendments as needed during the life of the grant
  • Ensured that awards met all requirements of the donor/Endowment/partner agreement before signature
  • Reviewed and approved grantee requests for payments (advances and reimbursements)
  • Increased understanding of Endowment requirements and grant terms by developing and maintaining good work relationships with grantees
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Philosophy / Political Science
MA
International Affairs And Development
10

Grant Manager, Migration and Refugee Services Dept

Oversaw the implementation of grants awarded to assist political refugees, immigrants, and migrant workers, with a focus on disenfranchised groups from conflicts in sub-Saharan Africa

  • Complied and analyzed data and feedback, producing comprehensive and insightful status reports and recommendations for action
  • Effectively promoted the mission to the media via press releases and editorials
  • Directed collaboration on joint projects with internal departments as well as other development organizations
  • Successfully multitasked to prioritize responsibilities, delegate tasks, and meet deadlines on several different projects being implemented simultaneously
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
International Politics

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