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Grants Director

Posted: 09/18/2022

Mission of the Organization:

To inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.

PRIMARY FUNCTION: This position is responsible for researching, writing, and securing grants from corporations, foundations, and government sources in consultation with the Executive Director and Resource Development Director, as well as the program team. The Grants Director will prepare all reports for grants and maintain a grants calendar which logs upcoming applications, reporting deadlines and tracks proposals in progress. This position is also responsible for coordinating the acknowledgement, recognition, and stewardship of grants awarded. The resource development department is responsible for the development and implementation of all philanthropy aspects of the Boys & Girls Club of the Bemidji Area.


  • Experience and/or education in non-profit operations and/or grant writing.
  • Proven effectiveness in applying for and securing grants of at least $100,000 cumulatively annually.
  • Ability to keep accurate and up-to-date grant records, log, record, itemize, tabulate grant applications, reports, and correspondence in local server files and web-based grant management software.
  • Ability to effectively plan, communicate, organize, prioritize, and ensure implementation of all grant funded projects in relation to established goals and objectives; precision and attention to detail in respect to strict grant deadlines and stewardship efforts
  • Strong communication skills including oral and written.

Additional Compensation information -

Full-time position benefits currently include:

  • 100% employer paid health premium for a single employee on a 'gold-tier' plan / 0% employer paid for dependents;
  • 12 days vacation, 12 days of sick and 9 days of holiday after 1 year;
  • 5% employer contribution into a retirement account;
  • 100% employer paid Life, LTD, AD&D & preventative dental insurances (Waiting/eligibility periods apply for various benefits);
  • Flexible and some remote hours possible, upon approval. Please note with your application if you have specific wants or needs for flexible and remote hours.

Full job description available upon request or is available on our website,

Successful applicants will be subject to screening including, but not limited to a background check, prior employment verification and references.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $19.00 - $26.00 per hour