Director of Grants

Location: Washington DC Metro area
Type: Full-time
Industry: Non-profit

Job Description

Our client is an established non-profit organization that is seeking a Director of Grants. This position is a leadership role in the organization leading a team of grant professionals while collaborating with the Development Department. As a critical role in the finance team, this position provides a tremendous opportunity to grow the strategy and process for the organization’s grant management.


The Director oversees all financial compliance and reporting aspects of grant management, and is responsible for pre-award and post-award activities from proposal budget reviews to grant closeout activities. This position is accountable for the development of tools and processes in support of effective and consistent application of internal policies and compliance with external donor guidelines, rules and regulations.

This position provides guidance to and collaborates closely with finance, development and research staff on technical and contractual matters related to grants administration. The Director will also be responsible for designing, developing and delivering effective trainings to enhance grants management capacity at the Institution while leading a team of 5 individuals.

Role Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Business, Finance or Accounting.
  • Full knowledge of federal grant requirements.
  • Supervisory experience is a must.
  • Experience with a large Enterprise Resource Planning system.
  • Strong communication skills – written and verbal.

 This position provides an excellent salary along with a full benefit package!

For immediate consideration, please contact Mia Chisholm at  or (301) 996-9275.