Colorado Nonprofit Association

Grants Coordinator

 · Are you passionate about addressing food insecurity and its
root causes in our community?

· Are you searching for a passionate, talented, supportive,
and mission and equity-driven team to be a part of?

· Are you passionate about community-centered fundraising,
trust-based philanthropy, and equity-driven fundraising practices?

· Do you have demonstrated grants experience that you want
to utilize to fuel community-driven justice work?

· Are you looking for a development
opportunity that will give you the opportunity to grow professionally and
prepare for the next step in your career?

Metro Caring is hiring a new Grants Coordinator position
that will be an integral part of our Development and Communications team and the
work to meet the organization’s fundraising goals.
We are looking for
someone who has some demonstrated grant experience and success and who is looking
to take their skills and career to the next level on a driven and supportive
team focused on fueling Metro Caring’s urgent work addressing food insecurity and
its root causes in our community.
A strong written and verbal
communicator who is a justice-focused and organized problem solver, our new
Grants Coordinator will work directly with Metro Caring’s Grants Team and
Program Managers to successfully manage a portfolio of at least 30 funding
opportunities each year. If you have a passion and drive for this work,
demonstrated grants experience and you believe that together we can end hunger
at its root, we want to hear from you.

Note: Research suggests that BIPOC, disabled people, LGBTQ
people, women, and others from historically marginalized communities may self-select
out of opportunities if they don’t meet 100% of the job requirements. We
encourage anyone who believes they share our values and have the skills and
experiences needed to help fuel a future for our communities without hunger to
apply for this role.

POSITION TITLE: Metro Caring Grants Coordinator
REPORTING TO: Metro Caring Grants and Foundation Relations Manager (GFRM)
LOCATION: The Metro Caring office is located at 1100
E 18th Ave, Denver, CO 80218. Onboarding and training will take place at the

STARTING DATE: We are flexible on the start date as we are
committed to finding the right addition to our team..
COMPENSATION:$26.92, non-exempt full-time


We know that many in our community have experienced
barriers to employment opportunities. As a reflection of that reality, we will
consider experiences, skills, and abilities built through volunteer
experiences. If your experience was built via volunteer opportunities, we will
prioritize candidates who can demonstrate long-term volunteer roles or take on
structured volunteer leadership roles.

· 1-3 years of grants research, writing
and application preparation, analysis, reporting, compliance, and accurate
processing of grants program requirements

· 1-3 years of development experience
at a non-profit

· Understanding of the charitable food
system, food insecurity, and its impact, and the movement for food sovereignty

· Baseline understanding of the
systemic racial and social inequities that Metro Caring programs seek to solve

· Strong written and verbal
communication skills.

· Ability to leverage resources and
knowledge to creatively problem-solve

· Proficient in technology
platforms; Microsoft Office Suite and donor CRM programs required – Salesforce preferred;
program management platforms such as Asana and the design platform Canva
strongly preferred.

· Demonstrated ability to secure
funding for direct services as well as policy and advocacy work.

· Experience applying racial
justice and equity-driven fundraising practices.

· Able to
convey complex issues and solutions to diverse audiences both internally and

The Metro Caring Grants Coordinator’s duties include: 


· Produce and submit well-written
grants and reports within required timeframes

· Manage a growing portfolio of at least 30 general
operating funders per year.  

· Lead program staff to successfully manage program-specific
funder portfolios and restricted funding opportunities under $50,000.  

· Maintain our grants calendar to
ensure timely submission of letters of inquiry, proposals, and reports to
existing and prospective institutional funders;


Administration and Management  


Funder Relationship Management & Proposal Preparation   

Post Award
Decision Management  


Culture of


To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to with “Metro Caring Grants
Coordinator” in the subject line. Please use your cover letter to
communicate why you are excited to work to help build an anti-hunger movement
in Colorado, your approach to centering equity in grants work, and any relevant
experiences and skills that can speak to why you believe you will be successful
in this role.

Please note this job
description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of
activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for
this job. There may be other duties needed to drive our mission, meet our
strategic goals, and abide by our organization values.

must have reliable transportation.
Relocation costs are not covered by Metro Caring. 

position will be filled on an ongoing basis. Applications will be accepted
until the position is filled; however, priority will be given to those
applicants who submit their materials before 5:00 PM MT on July 12th, 2024.

Metro Caring is an equal-opportunity employer. The
organization is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse staff and we
encourage applications from qualified individuals of all backgrounds. Black,
Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC)
veterans, women, first-generation Americans, and those who identify as LGBTQ+
are strongly encouraged to apply.