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Grants Manager, Bright Prospect

Company: Bright Prospect
Date Posted: June 6, 2017

The Grants Manager is responsible for researching, identifying and developing relations with public, private and corporate foundations/giving programs, applying to them for funding and complying with all required reporting. The position works to both reinforce long-term partnerships and engage new entities. This position reports to the Executive Director, and, along with the Director of Development, helps to support an overall fundraising plan.


Foundation Funding:


  • Produce proposals, letters of inquiry, solicitation letters, acknowledgements and reports
  • Maintain communication with representatives at our current foundation grantors
  • Research and identify new local and national foundation prospects and define and execute a strategy for engagement
  • Manage calendar of application/proposal and reporting deadlines
  • Maintain an internal reporting and tracking system for grants
  • Represent Bright Prospect at related events and meetings.
  • Participate in the annual budgeting process for foundation grant revenues

General Fundraising:

  • Work closely with Executive Director and Director of Development to execute strategic plans in order to meet goals and build long-term financial sustainability
  • Contribute to overall fundraising objectives
  • Establish goals and objectives related to corporate/foundation grant support

Company Overview

Since 2002, Bright Prospect ( has helped low-income students from the Pomona/Ontario service area to prepare for, gain admission to, and graduate from college with an 85% college graduation rate. With a budget of $2.4 million for fiscal year 2017, Bright Prospect serves nearly 2,100 students.

How to Apply:

Please submit cover letter, resume, 2-4 professional references, salary history, and 1 to 3 writing samples (a Letter of Inquiry, Grant Proposal and a Report – identifying information may be obscured) to Stephanie Campbell, Executive Director, at