LA Family Housing is looking to fill a position for a Director of Grants. The Director of Grants works within a team oriented and fast paced work environment. The team is a talented, creative and driven group people focused on furthering the mission and values of the agency. This position will be significant to the growth of the department as it involves supporting the fundraising efforts and messaging of the organization. The Director of Grants contributes to a $23 million organizational budget, ensuring approximately $15 million in public funds and $2 million in private grants annually. Individuals interested in this position should be well versed in homelessness and issues surrounding the industry. The Director of Grants also plays a key role in driving the development of public contracts and private grants at LA Family Housing. This position requires a thoughtful, strategic individual with expertise in public request for proposals (RFP) and private grant proposals and reports. The Director of Grants has strong attention to detail, excellent writing and communication skills, and is able to effectively build rapport with team members, program and finance departments, senior leadership, and the executive team. In addition to general duties such as overseeing public contracts and private grants, partnership agreement development, and annual operations program review and assessment, the Director of Grants is responsible for meeting annual fundraising and development goals and working toward the success of the Development and Community Engagement department. This position also plays a role in supporting the agency’s individual giving strategy and special events.
LAFH Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Vol. Life, 403B Retirement Plan, 529 Education Savings Plan, LTD, Employee Assistance Program, AFLAC Policies, AFLAC FSAs, Legal Policy, Employee Appreciation Program and Company Sponsored Employee Outings, Paid Sick, Vacation and 11 Observed Holidays.
LA Family Housing is in compliance with the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories.
5 years’ experience in nonprofit fundraising or other sales-related or project management work required, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Demonstration of a strong understanding of social services, homelessness, and the population served by LAFH required.
Bachelor’s degree required; MPA, MSW, MBA or other Master’s degree preferred.
Our mission is to help people transition out of homelessness and poverty through a continuum of housing enriched with supportive services? our vision is to be a leader in providing solutions to end homelessness.
We employ evidence-based best practices to achieve our goals, and operate 23 properties of temporary, permanently affordable, and permanent supportive housing across Los Angeles, with headquarters and most services based in the San Fernando Valley.