Senior Grants Associate

Heritage Conservancy

Job Description

Heritage Conservancy seeks to hire a Senior Grants Associate to join our Development team. The Senior Grants Associate will be responsible for all functions of a successful grants program including identification of opportunities, securing funding from private foundations and public grant programs, and reporting on grants.  The best candidate for this role will be self-motivated, highly organized, and an excellent communicator.


Title: Senior Grants Associate

Status: Full time / 37.5 hours per week

Reports to: Development Manager


Position Summary:

The focus of this position is to:

·        secure a steady funding stream from private foundations and public grant programs for the conservancy’s projects, initiatives, equipment needs and operations,

·        track grant receivables, budgets and expenditures in conjunction with Project Managers, and

·        finalize grant reporting.


Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

·        Expand and execute a Grants Program Plan, which includes: identification and development of fundable projects; prospect research; relationship building (internal and external); training and collaboration; proposal development and submission, and; grants management and tracking.

·        Develop and submit proposals to support the Conservancy’s projects and programs, strategic initiatives, equipment needs and operations on an annual basis.

·        Responsible for the financial tracking and accounting of grant related project expenses to generate precise reports to foundations.

·        Collaborate with staff members to identify and develop new programs, projects, and initiatives that reflect both the Conservancy’s mission and funding source priorities.

·        Communicate regularly with Program Managers to ensure coordinated efforts and activities concerning private foundation, corporate giving and public funding opportunities.

·        Establish and maintain an integrated multi-user grants management and tracking system.

·        Conduct research to identify private foundations, public and corporate sources, and community organizations that provide grants or philanthropic support for mission or project related activities.

·        Establish strong working relationships and maintain on-going communications with key representatives of private foundations, corporate funding programs, community organizations and public agencies that may be prospects for funding support.



Essential Skills, Requirements, Education and Experience:

·        Bachelor’s degree and three to five years of experience is required.

·        Ability to manage and organize multiple priorities

·        Ability to evaluate, interpret and analyze both written and verbal communications

·        Ability to adapt to rapid changes and expectations in office environment



How to Apply:

Please email your resume and a cover letter to: [email protected].


Applications should be addressed to:

Katie Paone-Kulp

Development Manager

85 Old Dublin Pike

Doylestown, PA 18901


The position will remain open until filled.

Posted 10 months ago
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Education Requirement
Bachelor's Degree
Experience Requirement
1-5 years