The Grants Manager will play an important role researching, writing proposals, and applying for new funding opportunities to support the work of Samaritan Daytop Village. The Grants Manager will be responsible for all phases of the grant cycle including working collaboratively with leaders at all levels of the organization to identify funding needs, researching funding opportunities, designing programs, providing leadership and support for all post- award grant reporting. This work is carried out in support of the mission and goals of Samaritan Daytop Village.


  • Conduct research and identify new opportunities for funding that align with SDV programs and mission.
  • Lead the writing, development, and submission of public and private letters of inquiry, proposals, follow- up correspondence, and interim and final reports.
  • Coordinate with program staff to develop comprehensive grant proposals.
  • Track grant applications and reporting requirements and provide regular updates to senior leadership on grant activity, deadlines, and awards/declines.
  • Monitor that goals are met in terms of programmatic deliverables and implement and manage changes and interventions to ensure project goals are achieved.
  • Assist in the development of new programs to support the strategic direction of the organization.
  • Ensure grant funds are spent according to funding guidelines and relevant regulatio
  • Oversee the fulfillment of administrative requirements and provide administrative support for all grant awards.
  • Maintain relationships with key stakeholders and external partners.
  • Perform other related duties as necessary.


Education, Experience and Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences or Human Services
  • Minimum 3 years of experience writing and editing grant proposals (or comparable writing experience).
  • Exceptional writing, organizational, analytical, critical-thinking, and prioritization skills.
  • Excellent, proactive communication skills.
  • Strong project management skills and proven ability to work independently while meeting multiple deadlines.
  • Computer literacy including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and EHR.
  • Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.

License/Certification Required:

  • None

Preferred Education, License/Certification, Experience and/or Skills:

  • Master’s Degree in Health Sciences or Human Services.
  • In depth knowledge of NYC diverse network of medical and behavioral health care organizations, including substance use disorders and mental treatment services.
  • Knowledgeable about federal, state and local law and regulation governing substance abuse treatment programs.
  • Strong commitment to building a diverse and inclusive culture within law enforcement, city agencies, healthcare services, and community-based social service providers.