Grants / Proposal Manager

Copper River Native Association


Reporting to the CFO, the Grants / Proposal Manager supports the mission of CRNA by

providing grant coordination, identification of grant opportunities, management of grant writing

process, and on an as needed basis, grant/proposal writing. Additionally, this position will enhance

CRNA’s grant management process, which will incorporate developing a collection system for

grant documentation, grant reporting capabilities, and issuing a grant program evaluation that

will ensure the long-term sustainability of CRNA’s grant program. The Grants / Proposal

Manager will collaborate with members of the organization to ensure that the preparation,

documentation, and grant application/reporting deadlines are met. 



  • Researches and identifies mission-aligned grant funding opportunities to develop new and sustain existing programs. Monitors professional journals, follows digital media, and attends relevant workshops and conferences to stay abreast of best practices in program fields for development purposes.
  • Collect and evaluate information regarding current programs, clinical outcomes, budgets, community needs assessments, demographic data, and feedback from organization stakeholders to fashion comprehensive grant applications and responses to requests for proposals.
  • Administrates the Grant management process/software.
  • Manages the grant writing process and ensures that the grant submissions meet CRNA standards. The grant proposal will include large, high-quality federal, state, local grant applications and renewals and other funding sources; guides the timely submission of grant(s)/proposals ensuring adherence to application guidelines.
  • Prepares and presents ad hoc reports on grant statistics and other requested topics to the CFO.
  • Maintains records electronically and in paper files, including final submission packets, grant tracking and reporting.
  • Maintains and implements funding calendar activities
  • Act as an organizational resource for grant requirements.
  • Special projects as assigned in support of organizational objectives



  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Two years’ experience in Grant Management.
  • Two year’s prior supervisory and project management experience



  • Five years’ experience in Grant Management.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


This position corresponds to light duty work, involving physical exertion of 20 lbs. frequently. The majority of work is performed in an office setting with a wide variety of people with differing functions, personalities, and abilities. CRNA is a smoke free and tobacco free campus. May require local travel between compact services of CRNA which may involve exposure to extreme weather conditions. Works in an environment where protection of client confidentiality is essential.



Supervision Received:

Work will be monitored through meetings, reports, and regular communication with the immediate supervisor.  General guidelines for operations are based on program requirements, conditions of grant award(s), and the general policies and procedures of CRNA.  Administratively reports to the CFO.


Supervision Exercised:

This position is assigned direct supervision of the Senior Grant analyst and Grant/Proposal Writer positions.



Contacts include, but are not limited to organizational staff, clients, and external contractors/agencies.



  • All employment at CRNA is at will. This means that the employee or CRNA may terminate employment at any time and for any reason. Unless specified in writing, no term of employment is expressed or implied for this position.
  • CRNA is a no tolerance workplace. All employees must pass an initial and random drug and alcohol screening to be eligible for and maintain employment.
  • CRNA has several positions that require a criminal background check for the safety of our clients. All employment offers in the covered classification are conditional until CRNA has received a Federal criminal background check verifying eligibility to work in these programs.
  • First Aid/CPR adult and pediatric certification must be obtained within 90 days.
  • As applicable by position and company policy, must meet standards for fitness for duty, immunizations, credentialing and privileging.

Glennallen, AK

11 day(s) ago

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