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Grants Manager

Girl Scouts of Oregon & SW Washington, Portland, OR

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 01/31/2019

JOB TITLE: Grants Manager – Girl Scouts of Oregon and SW Washington

LOCATION: Portland, OR

ABOUT US: Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington serves more than 25,000 girl and adult members in Oregon and Clark and Skamania Counties in Washington. Our mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. Through activities in science and technology, business and economic literacy, and outdoor and environmental awareness, Girl Scouting provides girls with opportunities for fun and friendship while fostering the development of leadership skills and self-esteem.

EQUITY STATEMENT: Girl Scouts has valued and supported all girls since our inception in 1912. The foundation of diversity that Juliette Gordon Low established runs throughout Girl Scouting to this day. Our mission extends to all girls, and through our program, they develop the necessary leadership skills to advance diversity and promote inclusion. We wish for all girls to see themselves reflected in the organization they are a part of, and seek to model the values of diversity and inclusion we hope to instill in them. In order to achieve these goals, we are committed to creating and fostering racial and ethnic diversity at every level of the organization.


The Grants Manager leads the research, assessment, and design of grant applications and programs in collaboration with other council staff. The incumbent prepares final grant applications, and coordinates the reporting and evaluation activities for funded projects to ensure compliance.

• Researches and works in collaboration with staff across the council to develop and produce funding proposals to underwrite programs, special projects and events.
• Tracks and reports program activities related to grants and ensures requirements are met.
• Prepares interim and final reports on grants and related activities and outcomes.
• Uses on-line information retrieval services to gather information in support of research projects.
• Assists the chief development officer in preparing reports to the officers of the council and the board related to grant funding, tracking and evaluation.
• Serves as a liaison between the council and grant funding administrators and, represents the council in grant presentations and meetings with grant funders.
• Updates tracking system with grant and donor information.
• Identifies and cultivates individual, corporate, and foundation donors.
• Keeps abreast of trends in leadership development as they relate to girls.
• Contributes to other projects and events of the Fund Development department and the council throughout the year.

A proven three-year record in writing, securing and managing multiple grants.
Excellent oral and written presentation skills, including attention to detail, are essential to the position, as is the ability to work both independently and in collaboration with others. Strong familiarity with computer systems including Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to use new systems are needed. Experience in Raiser’s Edge is a plus. Experience in or knowledge of the development of program outcome models and measurements is a plus. Enthusiasm for the Girl Scout mission and a passion for leadership development for girls must be evident.
Willingness to accept the principles of the Girl Scout movement as expressed in the Girl Scout Promise and Law.

This is a full-time, exempt position. Salary range midpoint is $57,853; actual offer DOE. Check out our comprehensive benefits at Open until filled.

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Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage, value and honor diversity.

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