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Grant Manager

Washington D.C., DC, USA

Job Type

Full Time



About the Role

The Grant Manager oversees the process and production of all materials related to the grant application process from identifying and qualifying prospects, to writing proposals and reports, to collecting data, budgets, and all relevant documents to submission. The Grant  Manager reports to the TDANA Board Chairman and ensures alignment with TDANA’s overall mission and goals.


  • Responsible for researching, writing, compiling, and managing the timeline of all grants including maintenance and oversight of workflow processes and procedures to ensure accurate and efficient collection and timely submission.

  • Write grant applications and all grant reports and conduct prospect research on new opportunities that align with TDANA’s mission.

  • Work with TDANA’s board members to collect and synthesize data.

  • Oversees grant workflow processes related to data entry to ensure adequate internal controls and that all grants reporting of data is accurate.

  • Serve as manager of funded projects.

  • Maintains, monitors, and executes all reporting requirements, including writing interim and final reports.

  • Ensures compliance with IRS regulations and foundations’ requirements for grants.

  • Work closely with TDANA board members to respond to requests for special reports and non-grant materials with a strategic perspective.

  • Serves as the liaison and representative of TDANA.

  • Assists in the preparation of materials for Board meetings.

  • Perform other duties as needed.


• Commitment to TDANA’s mission, Speaks fluent English and Tigrigna

• Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years previous experience as a writer

• Ability to write for various audiences including foundations, donors, and broader general


• Knowledge of local, regional, state, and national granting and foundation agencies.

• Experience participating in strategic and long-range planning.

• Ability to work evenings and weekends as required.

About the Organization

Tigray Development Association in North America (TDANA), established in1989 at
Washington, DC, is a not-for-profit, membership-based organization with a vision of making Tigray prosperous, mainly through the development of quality education, health, agriculture, and
technology. TDANA, in collaboration with other Tigray Development Association chapters, has
built more than 33% of the schools, 74 clinics, and provided training to more than 7,000 trainees
in Tigray. We currently have over 1.5 million members ranging from students, civil servants,
urban and rural communities, and business communities. TDANA’s vision is to make Tigray a prosperous and enriching place for all residents to live, work, and thrive. We change people’s lives, embody the spirit of hope, improve communities, and make Tigray a better place to live and thrive.

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