Apex for Youth empowers underserved Asian and immigrant youth from low-income families in NYC to unlock their potential and a world of possibility. Through programming focusing on health and well-being, education, and community engagement, Apex for Youth creates transformative social connections and celebrates cultural identity to build the confidence and self-efficacy of future generations.
Apex serves approximately 2,000 students annually from Kindergarten through their post-secondary years. We provide children and young adults with opportunities to develop strong relationships with adults who volunteer as consistent and caring mentors and role models.
The Grants Manager is responsible for researching corporate, foundation, and government grant prospects and preparing letters of inquiry, grant proposals, budgets, and periodic and final reports. The Grants Manager maintains a calendar and operational plan for grant submissions and reports. Reporting to the Director of Development, the Grants Manager will work with the Development Team to develop a comprehensive and strategic plan to build on existing relationships with corporate institutions and foundations and create and support structures around Grant Management. The manager will oversee a growing portfolio of approximately $1 million a year of funding.
The ideal candidate will have experience in building and stewarding relationships with corporate and institutional philanthropy partners, as well as with government grants. They will be a self-starter, great communicator, detail-oriented, extremely organized, possess a strong work ethic, and have a proven track record of meeting goals and the ability to adapt to changing circumstances in a highly collaborative environment. Unique to Apex is its fast-paced, nimble culture coupled with aspirational goals and objectives. The most successful team members are those who bring a proactive, creative, entrepreneurial, and high-energy approach, and want to challenge themselves and grow.
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Salary range: The salary range for this position is $75,000-85,000, depending on experience.
Overview of Benefits:
Paid time off: In the first year of employment, employees are eligible for approximately a combined 40 days of vacation, holiday, personal, and sick leave (10 vacation days, 12 paid holidays, org-wide closures for one week over the winter holidays and one week during the Fourth of July, 5 sick days per year, 3 personal days a year). Additional vacation days accrue according to years worked in the organization.
Medical and other benefits: Employees are eligible to participate in a range of medical, dental and vision insurance plans with Apex covering the majority of the cost for employees; 401K plan with employer matching; flexible spending account; commuter benefits; paid parental leave; and professional development stipend.
Hybrid workplace: Apex provides for a flexible remote work schedule on specific days of the week and requires employees to be on-site for other days of the week, and for special events and programs.
Organizational Culture: Apex is a highly collaborative, flexible, and employee-centered workplace. We are committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity both within our organization and in how we collaborate with others. If you love to work with a team and have exciting ideas you would like to explore and grow, we encourage you to join Apex for Youth!
HOW TO APPLY
Please send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com. Please include “Grants Manager” in the subject line.