Grants Manager

Job Overview

The Grants Team at HealthRIGHT 360 is seeking a Grants Manager. We are a dynamic group, responsible for seeking out and applying for government funding opportunities to sustain current programs and develop new programs across the state of California. We work with multidisciplinary staff to develop innovative new projects that ensure our clients receive the best available care and services.

The Grants Manager position oversees and coordinates all government grant proposal writing and preparation efforts, from locating potential funding opportunities to proposal development, compilation, and submission. If you are highly organized, a great communicator, and have keen attention to detail, this may be the job for you! If you are excited about everything involved in attaining funding and driving initiatives that align with the agency’s mission of giving hope, building health and changing lives, join us! 

Key Responsibilities

Grant Development Responsibilities: Ensure that all parts of each proposal meet the funder requirements, and that the proposal is an accurate and compelling representation of the agency’s qualifications, expertise, and program design.

Project Management Responsibilities: Perform internal reviews of organizational needs and assess feasibility of obtaining external funding for project and program proposals. Attend public meetings, monitor announcements and activities of government agencies, and stay informed of funding opportunities that would supplement or complement the agency’s existing continuum of services. Ensure that work plans/checklists/schedules are developed for each proposal and communicated to necessary parties. Coordinate meetings with program management and fiscal teams in order to develop proposals that are viable, effective, and aligned with program operations and organizational plans for growth. Establish agendas for proposal design meetings.

Management/Administrative Responsibilities: Manage a team of Grant Writers (and consultants, as needed). Maintain systems for dissemination of information concerning proposal generation, funding opportunities and other grants-related information. Stay informed of industry best practices and current research; maintain systems for efficiently collecting and updating information frequently used by the Grants Team. Oversee all parts of proposal production and timely delivery to the funding agency. 

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, business management, project management, or related field.
  • At least two years of experience in either grant writing, grants management, or project management, with a successful record of preparing large, complex projects or grant proposals that resulted in awarded funds.


  • Master’s degree in English, journalism, business management, project management, public health, or related field.
  • Experience with the mechanics of government funded programs and government-issued grant opportunities Knowledge


  • Culturally competent and able to work with a diverse population.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word, Outlook, Teams, and internet applications.


  • Knowledge of criminal justice, public health, and behavioral health issues and systems at local, state, and federal levels Skills and Abilities.


  • Superior time management skills .
  • A clear understanding of thoughtful, effective methods for task delegation and the ability to manage a team. 
  • Excellent writing, analytical (close) reading, and critical thinking skills.
  • Effective research skills.
  • Ability to enter data into various electronic systems while maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the data.
  • Professionalism, punctuality, flexibility and reliability.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Integrity to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner.
  • Action oriented.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organization skills and ability to multitask and juggle multiple priorities.
  • Outstanding ability to follow through with tasks.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively as part of interdisciplinary team and independently assume responsibility.
  • Strong initiative and enthusiasm, and willingness to pitch in whenever needed.
  • Able to communicate well at all levels of the organization, including working with organization leadership and high-level representatives of partner organizations.
  • Able to work within a frequently changing project scope while maintaining overall direction and structured priorities.
  • Ability to successfully and effectively represent HealthRIGHT 360 in diverse forums and maintain broad organizational relationships.  

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Compensation: $75,000.00
Type: Salary/ Exempt
Benefits: HealthRIGHT 360 offers a competitive benefits package.
City: San Francisco, CA
Hours/wk: 40

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