Government Grants Manager
Milwaukee, WI 
Posted 10 days ago
Job Description
The Government Grants Manager is responsible for identifying, securing, and managing financial resources from government agencies, including federal, state, and local government sources. Works collaboratively with program managers, accounting, and senior leadership to ensure adherence to funding regulations. Responsible for expanding the organization's government funding support, the Government Grants Manager will identify new funding opportunities and strengthen relationships with current program officers. The position reports to the Vice President of Advancement.

  1. Manage full grant cycle to maintain the health and viability of SSCHC government grants which includes but should not be limited to researching and identifying potential government funding opportunities, writing, and submitting letters of inquiry and grant applications, preparing, and submitting grant reports, leading grant management and government grant-related compliance initiatives and tracking reporting requirements/deadlines.
  2. Research, identify, and evaluate government funding opportunities that match program, operational, and capital needs. Analyze relevant notices of funding opportunities and prepare summary memos for program managers and senior leadership.
  3. Facilitate government grant proposal team processes, including all internal and external outreach and planning required; ensure that all internal and final deadlines are met, and proposal components are being addressed by relevant staff, including accounting and program staff.
  4. Review, understand, and report on government grant agreements, contracts, compliance issues, modifications and sub-awards prior to signatures that may be needed by the CEO.
  5. Create and maintain government grants management system.
  6. Provide regular updates on government grant activities. Prepare narrative and statistical reports as needed. Maintain knowledge of government grant funding policies, regulations, and procedures; disseminate and/or present changes to internal staff and Leadership Team as needed; advise on the implementation of changes and impact of changes on funded operations.
  7. Develop and maintain relationships with project officers and program managers at funder agencies to facilitate quality and timely reporting and continued funding.
  8. Acquire and maintain sound knowledge and understanding of the mission, vision, and goals of SSCHC, and use that knowledge and understanding to better comprehend all projects and programs for which grants will be sought.
  9. Work collaboratively with program staff to maintain ongoing knowledge of the activities and programs throughout the organization.
  10. Conduct interdepartmental meetings to provide technical assistance, coordination, and communication with involved staff regarding grant management issues, including compliance, development, and evaluation of data, reporting and renewal.
  11. Assist with agency budget preparation as it relates to government grants.

  1. Bachelor's degree in business, communications, government relations or similar field.
  2. 5 years’ experience in grant writing for nonprofits; government grant writing and management experience a must.
  3. Direct experience with compliance related to HRSA, Joint Commission and 340B preferred.
  4. Demonstrated organizational and problem-solving skills.
  5. Strong oral and written communication skills.
  6. Experience working with budgets.
  7. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse individuals.


Contact Information
No Phone Calls Please. Qualified applicants may apply online, send resume to Sue Raymond, Vice President of Human Resources, Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers, 1337 S. 16th St., Milwaukee, WI 53204 or fax to 414-672-0413. Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers is an equal employment opportunity employer.
Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
1st Shift
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 to 15 years
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