Petersburg, VA

Grants Database Manager (Temporary/Hourly Position), The Cameron Foundation

The Organization

Founded in 2003 and headquartered in Petersburg, VA, The Cameron Foundation is a private foundation that was formed from the proceeds of the sale of Southside Regional Medical Center by the Hospital Authority of the City of Petersburg. Its service area spans the cities of Petersburg, Colonial Heights, and Hopewell; the counties of Dinwiddie, Prince George, and Sussex; and, southern Chesterfield County. Since the Foundation began grantmaking in 2004, it has awarded more than $107 million to organizations serving residents of this area. The Cameron Foundation offers a supportive and inclusive work environment with a team committed to the foundation’s mission of transforming the Tri-Cities and surrounding counties into a healthy, vibrant, and economically vital region.

Position Overview

The Cameron Foundation seeks a candidate to join our team by serving as our Grants Database Manager in a temporary capacity between September 11 – November 17, 2023. There is an option to extend the assignment until December 15, 2023, subject to the agreement between the candidate and the foundation.

This is a temporary hourly position with pay in the range of $55/hour.

Job Summary: The Grants Manager will manage and maintain our Blackbaud Grants Management Database. This position serves as the primary staff resource for Cameron’s grantmaking process by ensuring the Foundation’s grants documents, records, and procedures are executed on schedule and consistent with best practices. The Grants Manager’s primary focus is supporting the effective day-to-day functioning of the grantmaking process, with responsibilities that include:

  • Blackbaud Grantmaking data entry, record maintenance, and report generation
  • Preparing and distributing grant award letters
  • Providing program staff, applicants, and grantees with database research and technical assistance

Required qualifications: The successful applicant will have strong computer skills and database management experience (Blackbaud Grantmaking highly preferred) and a high proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite. Candidates must also have a strong attention to detail, good problem-solving skills, the ability to meet deadlines, and be organized. They also should be an effective communicator and work well both independently and as part of a team. Applicants should have an associate’s degree or five years’ work experience using database management software, including time served in a grants management capacity.

The Cameron Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How To Apply

To be considered for this temporary position, please combine your resume and cover letter into a single PDF document and email the application materials to

No phone calls, please

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