Grant Manager

Website Lutheran Social Services

For more than 100 years, Lutheran Social Services (LSS) has provided people in need with the most basic of human needs: food, shelter, safety and healing. Over time our services have evolved to meet the needs of the people we serve—and in doing so, we have grown into one of the largest nonprofits in central Ohio. LSS is a Network of Hope offering food through our LSS Food Pantries, housing and supportive services through LSS Faith Mission and LSS Faith Mission of Fairfield County homeless shelters, and domestic violence services through LSS CHOICES for Victims of Domestic Violence. Additionally, we operate senior living and health care, affordable housing communities and other services that uplift families and strengthen communities.

LSS has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Grant Manager focused on developing, planning, directing, and supervising federal, state and city grant projects. This critical role leverages industry knowledge and best practices to promote the mission and vision of Lutheran Social Services (LSS) as well as supports culture development and management efforts.   This includes overseeing the lifecycle of general federal, state and city grants development and management including but not limited to: writing major grant applications, pre-award coordination of all grant applications, post-award budget development and support for grant-funded projects.


A passion to be part of a vigorous, diverse and innovative organization with the mission of “creating a better world by serving people in need”
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and at least 5 years experience in non-profit administration, grant writing, grant management, or fundraising.
Proven experience in identifying and securing new funding
Ability to relate well and work effectively with multiple constituencies and audiences
Excellent verbal and written skills and strong influencing abilities
High degree of initiative and prioritization skills
Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office products
A team player committed to developing and working within a collaborative environment to ensure the strong donor-centered customer service
LSS offers a competitive compensation and benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, a 403(b) plan with matched savings, Paid Time Off and paid holidays.


LSS is an EOE.   M/D/V/F

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