Share This Post

Program Associate – Grants Management

  • Full Time
  • Remote

Website National Children's Alliance

Position Summary

The Program Associate, Grants Management is responsible for administering and overseeing the assigned grant portfolio and provides full scope of programmatic and fiscal assistance to the NCA sub-awardees.  The position works cooperatively with the staff in the Grants Management Department, as well as other NCA personnel and will report to a Senior Program Associate, Grants Management.


  • Manages a grant portfolio and executes excellent oversight on the qualitative/programmatic and fiscal management of the grants.
  • Consistently shows excellent outcomes of any internal, independent external and DOJ audits.
  • Builds successful relationships with grantees through providing in-depth grants consultations.
  • Supports the Grants Management department leadership team in the ongoing projects and specific tasks as assigned.
  • Attend required and recommended professional training to support professional and technical development to excel at performing duties.
  • Responsible for assisting Children’s Advocacy Centers and Chapters in the grant application process.
  • Provides logistical support for the grant review and award process.


  • Serve as an engaged and involved team member, supportive of the varied experiences, and perspectives of internal and external colleagues.
  • Provide quality customer service to internal team, NCA members and external partners.
  • Work within the team and among teams to ensure that decisions are made to further the organization’s goals.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelors Degree
  • Must have experience in managing and reconciling grant portfolios and providing technical assistance.
  • Must have knowledge of federal grant regulations.
  • Project management experience, including organization, delivery, evaluation and reporting.
  • Knowledge of the Child Advocacy Center/Multi-Disciplinary Team model helpful
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be comfortable collaborating with a range of professionals.
  • Must be organized, detail oriented, with strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • High energy and passion for National Children’s Alliance’s mission is essential.
  • Ability to multi-task and flexibility in shifting priorities based on changing work needs.
  • Must be able to work collaboratively in a team and work independently.
  • Proficiency in using Blackbaud Grantmaking preferred.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft products, particularly SharePoint and Excel.


  • This work is primarily sedentary.
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 15 pounds.
  • This is a remote position, and some travel is required.
  • Covid-19 Vaccination required. Reasonable medical or religious accommodations considered.

Salary Description
$60,000 – $65,000

Share This Post