Grants Manager Job at Mid-Ohio Food Collective, Columbus, OH

  • Mid-Ohio Food Collective
  • Columbus, OH

Job Description


Mid-Ohio Food Collective (MOFC) is looking for a Grants Manager responsible for managing the grant process including prospect identification, donor outreach, and cultivation, preparation and submission of grant applications and reports to further the mission of MOFC.


  • Research, identify, and recommend grant opportunities that support MOFC's mission, programs, and strategic priorities.
  • Lead grant application process including review and analysis of RFPs, collaboration with internal partners to develop high quality, competitive proposals, and submission of final applications.
  • Serves as the lead grant writer for MOFC.
  • Perform supervisor responsibilities for Grants Coordinator position, to include training and development, goal setting and performance reviews, ensuring deadlines are met, and providing guidance and leadership.
  • Conduct pre-grant application meetings with appropriate team members across departments to determine cost/benefits, eligibility, timelines, responsibilities, and application process.
  • Lead the grant writing and submission process.
  • Maintains grant activity reporting system and related confidential files.
  • Oversee post-award process to include grant agreement signature process, gift acknowledgement, gift recognition, reporting, and other stewardship activities as needed.
  • Manage and/or co-manage relationships with grant funders as assigned.
  • Oversee grant reporting schedules, manage reporting responsibilities, and ensure necessary reports are completed to comply with grant requirements.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with team members and grant funders.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Education and Certifications: Bachelor's Degree in related field is required.

Experience: Minimum of three years of experience in grant writing, application development, report writing, data collection and analysis, outcome measurements and reporting results. Knowledge of community, corporate and family foundations in MOFC's service area. Demonstrated knowledge of fundraising and proven success of goal attainment. Knowledge of grant research and proposal writing practices and principles. Experience with federal, state, and local grant funding preferred. Previous supervisory experience is required.

Skills/Competencies: P roficiency with Microsoft tools, excellent written and oral communication skills. Must possess outstanding research, writing, proof reading, planning, organizing, conceptual and strategic/critical thinking skills. Must be able to communicate in a compelling and succinct manner. Ability to work independently as well as with a team. Must be able to manage multiple projects, meet deadlines and be flexible to changing priorities.


Normal office environment. Occasional travel may be required.

Mid-Ohio Food Collective is a drug-free workplace.

This job description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of accountabilities, duties, responsibilities of requirements. Any individual may be required to perform any other job-related activities or functions requested by his/her manager, subject to reasonable accommodation. Mid-Ohio Food Collective reserves the right to modify this job description to reflect changes in essential job duties made necessary by changing organizational needs.

Mid-Ohio Food Collective is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.

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