The Development and Grant Coordinator position will report to the Head of Museum Advancement with additional supervision from the Corporate Relations and Event Manager. This role will support the Development Team in prospect research, creating grants and corporate support concepts and submissions, letters of inquiries, proposals, reports, and other communications to meet departmental and organizational goals and objectives. Coordinates the pre-award planning, organization, preparation, and post-award administration of various grants, ensuring compliance with regulatory, funding agency, and policy requirements.
Standardize corporate/foundation, state and federal research and prospecting methodologies to support short- and long-term development goals and objectives.
Identify, develop and maintain prospects to support development team members in building out an ongoing plan for grant submissions.
Provide research and tools to engage new and lapsed foundation donors through various forms of communication to enhance development efforts.
Serves as a liaison between museum staff and granting agencies in preparation of grant proposals, ensuring submissions are in accordance with granting agency requirements.
Maintain a specialized database for recording and tracking grant proposals, awards, and related statistical information.
Serve as the grant administrator by coordinating, monitoring, and reporting on post-award grants to ensure budgeting and administrative policies, procedures, and agency requirements are being followed.
Create, review and submit grants compliance reports to ensure optimal positioning and language.
Maintain confidentiality of all museum information and records
Skills and Requirements
Advanced proficiency in Word, Power Point, and other office applications.
Ability to develop and produce grants and other proposals.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and/or projections.
Knowledge of grant funding policies and procedures and applicable local, state, and federal regulations in addition to community funding sources.
Excellent written communication and organizational skills; excelling in composition, spelling, punctuation and grammar.
Strong time and project management skills, with the ability to juggle multiple projects, timelines, and priorities.
Able to work in a professional museum environment and interact professionally and effectively with fellow team members.
Previous experience working with cultural institutions required.
Raiser’s Edge experience preferred.
Experience with budget development and management.
Thrives in collaborative and energetic environment.
A. or B.S. degree.
Proven experience in non-profit and development fields.
3 – 5 years in non-profit development work required.
Other Job Requirements
Some evening/weekend work required.
Must pass required background check and drug screen.
Additional Salary Information: includes benefits package
Now in its sixth decade of operation, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art offers a diverse array of exhibitions, publications, and programs that connect visitors to masterworks of American art. The Amon Carter Museum is committed to acquiring the finest examples of American art, preserving them for future generations, and exhibition them for the enjoyment of its broad audience. The museum is e...qually dedicated to research and providing interpretive materials and programs to serve an educational role devoted to the study of American art.