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BASED IN: Remote
POSTING DATE: April 10, 2023
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled


The National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) is a national multiethnic, multiracial partnership network of 61 of the country’s leading immigrant and refugee rights organizations who together advocate for policies and programs to successfully integrate New Americans.

NPNA exists to 1) strengthen immigrant and refugee voices in our nation by building the policy and program capacities of our member organizations; and, 2) pursue policy campaigns with our members at the local, state, and federal level; and, 3) Deepen our strategic partnerships to advance immigrant and refugee inclusion and equity in the United States.


The Grants Manager is responsible for drafting grant proposals, submissions, and reporting to support the continued growth and sustainability of the organization. The Grants Manager will support the management of institutional giving across program and campaign portfolios and will implement an annual fundraising plan, working closely with the team to develop fundraising materials including, but not limited to, interim and final grant reports, and NPNA’s annual report.


Foundation Research and Prospecting 

  • Research and apply for grant opportunities aligned with policy, programming, campaigns and special initiatives 
  • Track and maintain resource development progress 
  • Support program and campaigns with list building 
  • Identify sponsorship opportunities related to programmatic activities 

Grant Development 

  • Draft grant proposals, develop grant narratives, manage editing and approval process 
  • In collaboration with department leads develop grant budgets proposals 
  • Support members with proposals related to programmatic work as requested

Grants Management 

  • Oversee the NPNA grants calendar 
  • Manage and track grant submissions via online grant management systems
  • Maintain grant records in database and refine tracking and metrics systems


  • Coordinate regular communication with funders on behalf of the leadership team; develop materials for funder outreach, and prepare quarterly impact and annual reports.
  • Support with funder outreach, scheduling and follow up activities 
  • Project management to achieve NPNA’s annual fundraising goal 

Team Collaboration 

  • All staff support with the program and logistics of our member convenings and biennial conference 
  • Other duties as assigned 


  • 3-5 years professional experience as a development professional social justice, preferably with experience in working with an immigrant or refugee serving non-profit 
  • Experienced with grant processes for private foundations, federal and state funding sources
  • Strong communication, writing, research skills, and demonstrated ability to build and implement a grant fundraising plan and manage multiple portfolios 
  • Proven ability to communicate and work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds
  • Meticulous attention to detail and ability to manage deadlines and multiple priorities
  • Experience with donor database management and desktop publishing apps
  • Language proficiency beyond English is a plus 
  • Ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative 
  • Ability to travel occasionally 


Email with the position title in the subject line and attach the following documents preferably in pdf format: 

  • A cover letter 
  • Resume 
  • Recent writing sample 


The Grants Manager reports to the Deputy Director and works closely with the Executive Director and other members of the leadership team who oversee programs, campaigns, and special initiatives within the organization.


The salary range for this role is 75,000-78,500 and NPNA offers a generous benefit package that includes health insurance, dental insurance, and a SIMPLE IRA retirement plan with an employer match. Employees receive 14 paid holidays, 12 sick days, two weeks of paid time off, and an additional week of paid time off December 24-January 1st. 

The National Partnership for New Americans is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment that is free from discrimination. We comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws regarding nondiscrimination in employment. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. Employment decisions will be based on merit, competence, performance, and organizational needs. We strive to build a diverse workforce that is representative of those we serve.