Grants Coordinator


The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation seeks a Grants Coordinator for our Cleveland headquarters.  The Grants Coordinator will be responsible for all operational aspects of our capital and endowment grants.  Key responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate workflow of grant recommendations through the review and approval process
  • Create and maintain database records for grants and ensure appropriate staff receives updated and relevant information on the status of grants
  • Assist with the drafting and reviewing of grant agreements
  • Monitor grant activities and requirements including site inspections, reports and compliance
  • Ensure the timeliness of grant payments in accordance with the grant agreement
  • Respond to grant-related questions and issues

In addition, the Grants Coordinator will be responsible for preparing semi-annual grant reports and other custom reports and will undertake special projects, as assigned.  The Grants Coordinator will report to the Manager of Operations.

Candidates for the position should have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher with high academic achievement
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Deadline orientation with the ability to systematically process grants quickly and accurately
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize workload
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • 3-5 years’ experience working with nonprofit organizations is preferred
  • Experience with grants database is preferred
  • Financial experience is helpful

The mission of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation is to contribute to the flourishing of the United States and Israel as just, inclusive, compassionate and democratic societies, and to improve the quality of life of all citizens in both countries. The Foundation’s major areas include leadership development, management of nonprofits, humanities, Jewish life and urban engagement.

Applications should include a cover letter, resume, and the names of two references. Please submit to: