Grants Director

The Grants Director is responsible for designing, creating, and implementing processes and
procedures to ensure the integrity, quality, and compliance of Adelante Healthcare’ s Grants
Department. The role will lead the acquisition of public and private funding to support Adelante
programs and services, along with the collaborative efforts in developing, implementing, executing,
and managing grants and grants-related programs, projects, fund development activities, and
initiatives for the organization.


Every Adelante Leader will strive to maximize the performance and contribution of each team member
to Adelante Healthcare and the community we serve every day. Leaders will set clear performance
expectations, provide ongoing feedback and coaching to improve results and outcomes and provide
regular performance evaluations. Leaders are also expected to work in a manner that demonstrates a
commitment to quality, patient safety, employee engagement, innovation and model the highest
standards of personal integrity, professionalism, and competence for all other employees.



  • Master’s Degree in business or health-related field or a combination of equivalent experience
    and education
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in roles of similar complexity and
    organizational responsibility, preferably in a healthcare or non-profit setting
  • Previous experience supervising and leading others
  • Experience managing and engaging in fund development activities
  • Proven track record of project management, programmatic follow-up, and a history of delivering
    projects on time and within budget
  • Ability to work effectively with various vendor, regulatory, and administrative staff within the
    organization and in the community
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills
  • Excellent writing, research, and analytical skills
  • Ability to perform a variety of assignments requiring the considerable exercise of independent
  • Experience with and ability to multitask and thrive under pressure. Must be flexible, energetic,
    and a self-starter
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of grant writing, grant management, and partnership
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the practices of grant administration, including funding sources,
    administrative requirements, and cost principles
  • Proven track record with budget planning and development, proposal development, assembly, and
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of financial management
  • Knowledge of the principles of public and non-profit administration
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of personnel supervision, training, and performance
  • Knowledge of pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations relating to grant writing, administration, and management
  • Ability to review several diverse reference sources to select and synthesize data for reports and other grant documents
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams and lead team meetings
  • Ability to apply advanced mathematical principles and interpret results
  • Ability to take complex information and translate it into written grant proposals and reports clearly and accurately



  • Plan, design, create and implement all grant-related processes and procedures to ensure the
    integrity, quality, and compliance of AHC grants
  • Plan and implement strategies to generate financial support by identifying, researching,
    cultivating, and soliciting private/corporate foundations and federal and state funding sources
  • Lead application process, including establishing timelines and the submission of
  • Create workflows and a matrix of responsibilities to support the grants management
  • Maintain funding compliance with all applicable federal and local governmental regulations and
    other funder guidelines
  • Ensure the grant process is mutually beneficial for Adelante and grant funders
  • Maintain relationships with internal and external grant partners
  • Optimize the grant administration process
  • Ensure grant programs operate efficiently
  • Communicate relevant grant information with AHC leadership, departments, and all appropriate
    internal stakeholders on time
  • Lead and contribute to projects and activities that support the overall achievement of Adelante
    Healthcare’s mission and vision
  • Educate AHC staff on grant policies and procedures


Additional Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with all pre-and post-grant policies and procedures
  • Provide support in assembling and submitting grant applications, including obtaining letters of
    support, drafting proposals, and creating budgets
  • Coordinates receipt of awards and contract documentation; maintains application and funding
    records in a database and prepares scheduled and special reports, studies, and analyses as
  • Maintain tracking to ensure the timely submission of proposals and reports
  • Responsible for researching, evaluating, coordinating, and undertaking new grant opportunities
    based on the needs of the community and the organization
  • Assists executive staff with special projects as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned


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