Grants Manager, National Fund for Sacred Places – Partners for Sacred Places – Philadelphia

Key Responsibilities
· Each year, develop detailed annual program calendar in collaboration with senior staff and our partners at the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
· Answer telephone and email inquiries from interested congregations.
· Provide technical support to congregations completing the LOI and application.
· Use marketing tools such as Constant Contact to distribute information regarding key deadlines and relevant opportunities.
· Prepare presentation materials for annual informational webinar and grantee training.
· Use grant management software to manage the application process and follow-up processes (follow-up processes include: planning grant application, capital grant application, interim report, final report).
· Read and evaluate LOIs and applications.
· Track the status of active participants and be in touch with each on a regular basis
· Review construction documents, specifications, contractor bids, etc. to ensure compliance with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards.
· Review completed work via final site visits (the goal of the final site visit is to showcase the work that’s been completed; to discuss the impact that the project has had on the congregation and community; and reflect on the experience of being part of the program).
· Work with senior staff to plan and coordinate the annual training, which is offered each November to new grantees – including hotel, venue, and catering arrangements.

· Able to work independently and in a variety of small and large group contexts. Work under the supervision of executive staff, and work collaboratively with a range of staff across Partners’ offices.
· Able to work with folks from various sectors, including: religious leaders and congregational staff (preferably across a range of denominations and faith traditions), architects, preservationists, etc.
· Write and speak clearly and persuasively.
· Detail-oriented.
· Able to multi-task and liaise for multiple congregations.
· Confidently facilitate small group meetings and one-on-one conversations.
· Able to prepare presentation materials, eg., working with PowerPoint.

· Bachelor’s degree; Preference for a Master’s degree in Historic Preservation, Architecture, Divinity, Nonprofit Management, or related field.
· At least five (5) years’ work experience.
· Experience working in a small to mid-size nonprofit organization.
· Reside in, or willingness to move to, Philadelphia.
· Willing/able to frequently travel domestically, and to work weekends and evenings to deliver Fund-related services.
· Fluency in Google Workspace, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Cloud, and Constant Contact; Willingness to learn how to use Foundant.
· Experience in delivering training and/or consulting services, especially to religious congregations.
· Experience in managing grant and technical assistance programs.

To Apply:
Partners for Sacred Places offers a dynamic and demanding work environment with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to No phone calls, please.