Grants & Data Manager

Careers: Grants & Data Manager

Summary: The Grants & Data Manager will research new grant opportunities and funding sources, support the Grants department with proposal and report writing, and analyze program data. This position will also be responsible for pulling data from Brightlane Learning’s case management system. This position requires strong data analysis, excellent writing, communication, and project management skills.

Position: Grants & Data Manager
Salary range: $42,000-$47,000
Full Time, Indianapolis, IN
Reports to: VP, Grants & Communications

Duties and Responsibilities

Grants administration

  • Prepare grant reports and proposals for submission.
  • Assist with securing supplemental documentation, including budgets.
  • Track grant recognition requirements and ensure they are being met (public recognition of grant, social highlights, appropriate logo placement, etc.).
  • File and organize grant documents and data necessary for audits.
  • Write proposals and reports as requested.
  • Serve as backup to Operations and Database Manager for processing grant acknowledgment letters.
  • Assist the VP of Grants and the Chief Philanthropy Officer on development-related projects as needed.

Data and Research

  • Run reports using Brightlane Learning’s Salesforce database and analyze data to use in grant reports and external communications to the general public, donors, volunteers, and partners.
  • Assist with researching grant opportunities, including family foundations, private foundations, and government opportunities at the state, county, and federal level.
  • Track public research and data related to homelessness and housing instability, youth development, and education.
  • Support prospect research efforts.

Experience, education, degrees, and licenses

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with grants or fundraising in a nonprofit environment or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated writing/editing skills
  • Demonstrated computer literacy, with very strong word processing, database and internet research skills; ability to learn and use Salesforce database

Evaluation of Performance

Performance will be evaluated based on meeting the requirements of the job description; meeting performance metrics and other quality indicators established for this position; working effectively in a team environment; and demonstrating the values of Brightlane Learning. New employees undergo an initial 90-day performance review.


Together WE Can Break the Cycle

Brightlane Learning values a diverse and inclusive culture that represents the students, families, and community that we serve. We are committed to providing an environment that encourages, supports, empowers, and celebrates the diverse voices of our students, families, volunteers, and staff. By embracing different ideas, perspectives, and backgrounds we will continue to cultivate future leaders through education and break the cycle of homelessness in our community.

Inclusion and Collaboration

We believe to break the cycle of homelessness through education, we must create an environment where all people, from all walks of life, are valued and included. When recruiting staff, volunteers, and community partners we welcome and encourage the unique perspectives, life experiences, innovation, and individual differences that shape us through our education, opinions, cultures, age, race, ethnicity, languages, gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, disability, religion, veteran status, and beliefs. By embracing and valuing the unique qualities of all people, Brightlane Learning delivers programs and builds networks that contribute to ending homelessness through education.