Grants Specialist Resume Samples

A Grants Specialist performs a wide range of key functions that are involved in the grant development process. Roles and responsibilities that are associated with this role are depicted on the Grants Specialist Resume as – conducting research, writing and editing components for grants proposals, preparing budgets, identifying and contacting appropriate data sources both within and outside the facility; researching and analyzing and compiling and presenting complex data from a variety of sources; preparing complex grant budgets in a variety of formats; developing and implementing and maintaining the budget spreadsheet template; reviewing PCC budget and personnel policies; maintaining the necessary records, files and reports; researching funding sources and disseminating information on funding opportunities, and performing special projects and other related duties.

The job requires well-developed verbal and written communication skills; the ability to exchange complex and technical information; accuracy, reliability, and acceptability of data; and multitasking skills. Experience in HTML coding and web-specific software is also needed. Most of these posts are suitable for those possessing a degree in business communication, English, Journalism, or a related area.

Grants Specialist Resume example

Grants Specialist Resume

Objective : A challenging, career-oriented Grants Specialist position that will utilize a background in Management, Writing, Computer Operations, Bookkeeping, Communications, and Community Service while offering an opportunity for professional growth along with the development and acquisition of new skills and experiences.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Organizational, Teamwork.

Description :

    1. Developed procedures and processes for a departmental research program to facilitate faculty research and external funding activity.
    2. Designed and developed an innovative, scalable veteran training and employment program for the Department of Commerce which is expected to serve as a template program for the nation.
    3. Designed and conducted a research study, Predicting Emergency Department Hospital Admission Early: Preliminary Data Evaluation and Model Development.
    4. Evaluated data and authored manuscript to be submitted to a peer-reviewed journal.
    5. Provided preliminary data to support an NIH-funded grant application.
    6. Authored three and supervised three grant applications and submissions in 6 months.
    7. Designed large-scale programs to meet grant application requirements.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
M.Phil in Applied Social Sciences


Grants Specialist Resume

Summary : Results-oriented and highly motivated professional with hands-on knowledge of a broad range of functions, including procurement, cash management, grant review, and analysis. An innovative individual with strong problem solving, multi-tasking, and organizational skills.

Skills : Drupal 7 CMS, Dreamweaver MX2004.

Description :

    1. Managed all aspects of pre-award and post-award grants: proposal review, budget development, confirming cost-share documentation and match commitments, processing, routing, and disclosure of interest forms.
    2. Responsible for Personnel Activity Reports and cost-share documentation associated with relevant grant accounts.
    3. Provided account management for various grants and revolving accounts, reconciled monthly ledgers, managed staffing expenses, and approved purchases for awarded grants.
    4. Prepared monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
    5. Responsible for managing and coordinating a complex grants portfolio including inter-agency agreements, cooperative agreements, and highly technical special projects.
    6. Planned, implemented, and evaluated grant proposals and provided guidance on cooperative agreements, cost-share agreements, participating agreements, collection agreements, interagency and intra-agency agreements, and memoranda of understanding.
    7. Reviewed all reimbursement requests for appropriateness, and ensure that awardees are in compliance with established administrative and financial policies, procedures, and sound business practices.
    8. Monitored all phases of award and closing, including assessment of technical progress and performance.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MA in Management


Grants Specialist Resume

Summary : Currently employed in the nonprofit healthcare field, providing person-centered medical case management and therapeutic counseling to adults, children, and older adults receiving community-based long-term care.

Skills : Proficient in MS Office Suite, Schwab Internal Systems Knowledge.

Description :

    1. Maintained grant information on grant calendar: due dates for grant reports, applications, and on-going grant correspondence and opportunities.
    2. Set up and maintained formal grant files, post-award documentation, ensure filing of reports and correspondence is complete in a timely manner.
    3. Supervised and trained the Grants Assistant on the foundation and federal grant reporting as well as performance analysis and reporting for programs within the agency.
    4. Prepared quarterly and bi-annual performance reports for more than 25 grantors based on grant requirements.
    5. Prepared two monthly management reports to facilitate the analysis of grant and program performance.
    6. Compiled and posted annual outcome statistics for ForKids.
    7. Provided back up support for the receptionist as required.
    8. Provided service to internal and external customers and clients.
    9. Assisted the Director of Grants & Research, Senior Grant Writer, and Grant Writer in preparing historical outcome and demographic data for grant applications.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS in Environmental Planning

Grants Specialist Resume

Headline : Seeks to obtain a Grants Specialist position with a growing organization where one can maximize leadership skills, quality assurance, and program development. Advance organizational goals while incorporating strong organizational skills and the ability to work well with all people.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Peach Tree, Atlas.

Description :

    1. Prepared and conducted on-site program and fiscal monitoring for forty-five (45) grantees.
    2. Identified program issues of Community support agencies.
    3. Reviewed submitted corrective action plans from agencies.
    4. Documented timely reports from fiscal and program reviews.
    5. Analyzed program and fiscal performance of grantees.
    6. Prepared and reported required grantee related information to State and Federal funding sources.
    7. Developed and maintained all Area Agency grant-related policies and procedures.
    8. Assisted in the review of Request for Proposals for grantees.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MA in Organizational Leadership

Grants Specialist Resume

Headline : Highly motivated individual seeking employment in a challenging work environment. Grants management and Finance professional with 12+ years of experience in financial reporting and analysis, grant management, and capacity assessment and building, seeking an opportunity as a grants officer, accountant, or administrator IT Skills.

Skills : Grant Writing, Editing, And Management; Prospect Researcher, Donor Database Manager, Fundraising, Technical Writing, Editing, Website Content Creator And Editor, Volunteer Recruiter And Manager, Educator, Paralegal, Proofreading, Microsoft Office, Raiser's Edge.

Description :

    1. Provided pre and post-award financial and administrative support to the grants/Cooperative Agreements process, including review and recommendation for approval of expenditures.
    2. Modified grants and cooperative agreements according to the OMB Circular for the signature of the Grants Officer.
    3. Provided leadership and encouraging teamwork in developing customer-focused proposals.
    4. Responded to government RFPs is unlike any other transaction and the smallest mistake or minor omission may cause your proposal to be considered non-compliant.
    5. Collected metrics to measure the status and outcome of proposal responses and shared competitive pricing data in support of cost/price proposal development.
    6. Regularly analyzed results from RFP activities; prepared quarterly reports on requirement trends, (win/loss results), and provided recommendations to senior management on strategies to improve conversion rates.
    7. Determined the resources for the effective accomplishment of all activities.
    8. Communicated with colleagues, agency management, and another contact outside of the agency to gather and analyze information pertaining to the grants processes and programs.
    9. Reviewed the applicant's financial document and make sure the indirect cost matches the budget.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Acquisitions Management I

Grants Specialist Resume

Summary : Seeks to use passion, experience, and skills as a research administration to contribute and support the mission and goals of the organization. Notable success building solid working relationships with technical teams, senior management, and customers.

Skills : Typing, Customer Service, Filing.

Description :

    1. Managed a portfolio of 75-100 federal research grants (to include construction projects) performing pre and post-award grant administration at the University.
    2. Served as Grants Specialist for the Office of Sponsored Programs in soliciting, negotiating, award, and administration of contracts for multi-year contracts.
    3. Performed pre and post awarding of federal contracts.
    4. Set up budgets in the accounting system with appropriate revenue and expense codes.
    5. Approved expenditures for allowability, allocability, and reasonableness for the appropriate grant award.
    6. Submitted proposal online through Fastlane by the scheduled deadline date.
    7. Conducted pre-proposal/bid conference(s) to arrive at a clear understanding of the requirements as proposed for contracted services.
    8. Provided guidance and assistance in the bid, proposal, and contract preparation process.
    9. Issues necessary amendments to clarify questions concerning specification changes, language ambiguities, or clarification of contract clauses Processed vendor payments Managed the general ledger ensuring all expenses are posted to the correct project.
    10. Drew down funds from the Payment Management System for reimbursement of expenses.
    11. Prepared reports for internal and external constituents as required.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Grants Specialist Resume

Headline : Accomplished Grants Specialist professional with strong business and technical expertise. Highly skilled in project, operations, and human resources management. Utilizes insightful and innovative strategies when advertising complex customer service and personnel problems.

Skills : Microsoft Office, R Programming, Bloomberg.

Description :

    1. Wrote two successful grant applications resulting in awards of approximately $100,000 in funding, with over $600,000 in potential grant awards pending at the time of departure from the agency.
    2. Coordinated the implementation of Archives grant with Contract Management Department for the construction of environmentally controlled file archive room.
    3. Wrote request for proposal for the continuation of elderly service coordinator program, and managed to award of a contract to Lifespan's Eldersource program with the Catholic Family Center.
    4. Administered the contract between the Authority and consultant for public housing security services.
    5. Developed standard reports and templates in support of the grant process.
    6. Worked closely with program staff to identify proper solutions to complex.
    7. Conducted all phases of the grant process - from identifying fundable needs, identifying potential funders, grant preparation, grant submission, etc.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS in Planning

Grants Specialist Resume

Summary : Web maintenance and graphic design including eNewsletters, social media administration (Twitter, Youtube, Facebook), email blasts, graphic design of print materials (brochures, publications, corporate collateral) including submission and review of art proofs, online survey administration, and video-editing.

Skills : Microsoft Office Skills, Managing Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for managing the housing counseling program.
    2. Wrote and managed grants, reviewing and submitting agency reports, providing reimbursements for housing counseling services to housing counseling agencies statewide, conducting housing counselor certification training classes, and professional development workshops for housing counselors, and ensure compliance with grant program requirements.
    3. Increased participation in housing counselor certification training classes by 50%.
    4. Created program revenue totaling to date.
    5. Facilitated Professional Development Seminars for housing counselors annually.
    6. Conducted annual client file reviews and site visits to ensure program compliance.
    7. Planned performance goals and direct daily duties of the Grants Consultant.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma in Public Speaking

Grants Specialist Resume

Objective : Customer service Grants Specialist professional dedicated to effective team management and customer satisfaction. Seeking a management role. Skilled in training staff and establishing rapport with clients. Self-motivated with exceptional communication and computer capabilities.

Skills : Management, Marketing.

Description :

    1. Researched public and private granting agencies and foundations, write grant proposals, assure compliance and prepare reports for a variety of healthcare projects.
    2. Managed three grant cycles per year for internal hospital departments and community organizations.
    3. Worked with clinicians to help create Solvay Hospice House, our region's first and only residential hospice home.
    4. Worked with accountants to track income and spending and assure compliance.
    5. Evaluated and streamlined grant-making strategies, guidelines, and tracking to reflect the ever-changing medical and economic environment.
    6. Worked with mental health directors, managers, and practitioners to develop and implement a new 26,000 square-foot facility and concept of care for the transformation of mental health and chemical dependency services in northeastern Minnesota.
    7. Provided grant consultation and training, and conduct site visits.
    8. Prepared copy for health care newsletters, press releases, board reports, and donor letters.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA in Psychology

Grants Specialist Resume

Objective : Healthcare Management and MPA Certified CPR & AED Extensive Medical and dental direct patient care experience Tenaciously committed to results and highly detailed Strong computer/typing skills Self-starter, reliable, flexible and a team player Quick learner, multi-tasker, and adaptable to changing environments.

Skills : MS Office Suite, Outlook, PeopleSoft, People Finder, Lionel, BAS, Intranet & Internet.

Description :

    1. Supported institute executives and scientific staff in the processing of all research grant applications.
    2. Reviewed grant applications, scanned documents into a computerized data storage system, and created applicant files.
    3. Primary point-of-contact for field scientists, university research centers, state and local government officials, and research institutions throughout the states.
    4. Provided guidance on the application process, policies, procedures, and guidelines.
    5. Scheduled telephone conferences, staff meetings, workshops, and institute grant sessions for quarterly scientific review of applications.
    6. Corresponded with grantees and coordinated across grants office, program office, and financial management office for grant closeouts.
    7. Transitioned the office successfully to a new web-based grants management system as the designated on-site system expert.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certificate of Completion in Advanced Paralegal Course