GRANT TEAM

CANADRA JENKINS AND CALENDRA BLANKS

FOUNDERS

Grant Team Purpose

This position requires little supervision. Candidate must perform complex and sensitive duties, involving both analysis and development of recommendations consistent with overall policies, general directives, and broad regulations (local/state/and federal). Strong experience with government structure, services, and practice of public administration is key.  Attention to detail is essential in this position. The individual will be expected to prepare project management reports and speak before legislators to move grant programs forward.

Position Skills:

  • Research, identify and analyze federal/state/foundation grant opportunities

  • Monitor and evaluate information to determine compliance with prescribed standards and guidelines, including federal and state circulars

  • Solve procedural, operational and other related issues surrounding grant programs

  • Strong analytical, relationship management, and communication skills

  • Familiarity and analysis of procurement policy and contract management