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Position Description

Grants Manager

Who are we?
The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) is a national resource, partner and advocate for state public health leaders and others working to improve the health of women, children, youth, and families, including those with special health care needs. AMCHP leads and supports programs nationally to protect and promote the optimal health of women, children, youth, families and communities. We envision a nation that values and invests in the health and wellbeing of all women, children, youth, families and communities so that they may thrive.

About the position:

The Grants Manager will assist AMCHP in coordinating foundation, federal grants and cooperative agreements. This position will report to the Director of Programs to ensure the smooth operation and reporting of programmatic grants and awards made to AMCHP. The position will identify new proposal opportunities that fit the areas of interest specified by program staff and leadership. The incumbent will support the growth and expansion of grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts as AMCHP works to diversify and deepen funding relationships with HRSA, CDC, other agencies, and non‐profit and private partners.

What you’ll get to do:

The Grants Manager will provide support to AMCHP staff on a range of foundation and federally funded projects, such as:
1.      Troubleshoot potential issues with AMCHP budget managers and serve as a resource to program staff.
2.      Monitor grant timelines and submission processes, audit grant files periodically, and ensure compliance with all requirements.
3.      Schedule/Calendar for Reporting: Develop schedule for internal and external reporting for all program staff.
4.      Communicate interim and final progress reporting requirements with each budget manager, providing needed documents and due dates that allow for timely processing.
5.      Develop templates for the collection of qualitative and quantitative reporting.
6.      Work with the director of programs, budget managers and program staff ensure receipt of financial information and support monthly invoicing process.
7.      Coordinate grant submission applications; submit new or continuation grant applications, including prospect research, as appropriate.
8.      Central Grant Repository: Maintain information related to grant administration reporting in one central place.
9.      Assist with new proposal preparation and submission for funding opportunities‐ refine budgets; complete paperwork; assist with review of the finished proposal; and submit documents on or before the due date.
10.  Track grant proposals from submission through closeout.
11.  Support program staff with monitoring of sub grants and ensure program staff are performing necessary duties of monitoring sub grantees to ensure activities are being carried out and completed.
12.  Support the planning, preparation and review of annual organization budgets.
13.  Assist program staff with budget projections.
14.  Other duties as assigned.

You’ll bring these qualifications:

Excellent organizational and administrative skills. Ability to communicate effectively, orally, and in writing. Strong interpersonal skills required to work effectively with staff, AMCHP members and external vendors. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Dropbox, Adobe Acrobat,, SharePoint, HRSA EHBs, CDC Grant Solutions and other federal software. Familiarity with HRSA, CDC, SAMHSA, and OASH grant processes desired.


Minimum of five years grants management experience with non‐profit associations. Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting or related field strongly preferred, but not required. Working knowledge of grant management; knowledge of OMB Circulars A‐122, A‐133 Super Circular.


Ability to travel approximately 5‐10% of the time and flexibility to work occasional weekends and/or nontraditional hours (approximately 5‐6 times per year). This position is funded by grants and cooperative agreements from the federal government.

Physical/Sensory Demands: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Starting Annual Salary: 70,000 – 75,000

Job Classification: Exempt

Why Join Team AMCHP?

AMCHP offers an exceptional benefits package that includes flexible work options; generous paid time off; health, dental, and vision insurance; 403(b) retirement plan with employer contribution; parental leave; employer paid life, short and long‐term disability insurance; and professional development assistance.

AMCHP is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


Submit your resume, cover letter, and (3) references. Indicate #20‐10006, Grants Manager in subject line. No phone calls, please. (E.O.E.)

Disclaimer: This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent.
The incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as necessary.