Denver, CO

Senior Grants Manager, The Colorado Health Foundation

The Organization

Our organizational strategy is designed to bring health in reach for all Coloradans by strengthening bodies, minds and communities in the fight against unfair and avoidable differences in health.

Position Overview


Senior Grants Manager

Are you process oriented and highly skilled at defining and implementing systems? Are you able to clearly manage projects and work in ambiguous environments?  Do you have expertise in grantmaking operations or philanthropy? If you or someone you know can identify with all of the above, you should consider applying to join our team at the Colorado Health Foundation.

The Foundation is excited to announce the position of Senior Grants Manager. This position provides operational support for the Foundation’s responsive and rapid response grantmaking programs. They are a key contributor to process design and improvement projects related to grantmaking operations. The Senior Manager will play a lead role in the development and maintenance of process training curriculums for internal and external audiences. The manager will report to the Senior Director of Grantmaking Operations.

Qualified candidates will have proven expertise in operational cycles and designing processes. Specific knowledge in grantmaking operations and specialized compliance standards are a plus. They understand adult learning strategies and have created training programs for a variety of audiences. The ideal candidate has a proven record of implementing process change and excels at project management. They are proactive, operations focused, and technology savvy. Candidates must possess the ability to be thoughtful and positive contributors to departmental and cross-functional teams.

Applicants must have at least eight (8) years of experience in grantmaking, operations, finance, auditing, or managing an application process. Furthermore, they must demonstrate working knowledge of systems as they relate to different databases. Experience working with philanthropy or the non-profit sector is a plus, as is grants management software systems. Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in administration, non-profit management, finance or related field.

How To Apply

If you are an experienced professional who wants a rewarding opportunity to improve the health of Coloradans, you will want to visit to apply. All applications require a resume and cover letter.

Application deadline is September 12, 2018.

The Colorado Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and invites qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

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