Senior Grants Manager, Institutional Giving

New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexity, chronic health conditions, significant disabilities and behavioral challenges. To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Senior Grants Manager to join its Development Department.

To assist in achieving its mission, NAC is seeking a Senior Grants Manager to join its Development Department. The selected individual report to the Director of Institutional Giving. They will identify foundation, corporate and government grant funding sources, write proposals and LOIs for new and existing programs, write grants report, and research and track funders and potential funders.

Agency Name: New Alternatives for Children, Inc.

Title of Position: Senior Grants Manager, Institutional Giving

Position Type: Full Time. Office Hours are 9 am to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Some flexibility may occasionally be required.

Pay Range: Based on Experience

Location: 37 West 26th Street 6th Floor, New York, NY 10010

Description of Responsibilities:

  • Generates revenues for NAC programs and services through timely submission of well-researched, well-written and well-documented grant proposals, taking a lead role in many larger, more complex grant opportunities
  • Works with the Director of Institutional Giving and Executive staff to manage donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategy for grants.
  • Works with the Director of Institutional Giving to prioritize funding opportunities
  • Liaisons with program staff to develop solid understanding of organization’s programs, initiatives, and history
  • Collaborates with QI to finalize bi-annual client census counts
  • Works with the CFO and program staff to formulate budgets for proposals.
  • Writes progress reports to corporate and foundation funders
  • Identifies funding opportunities and new programs to match NAC priorities, using research
  • Assists with making contacts related to fundraising, such as contacting other agencies for letters of support; contacting funders as needed to obtain/update information, promote NAC and secure funding
  • Assists with preparation for meetings such as the Board Development Committee as necessary
  • Monitors paperwork and other related documents connected with grant-funded programming.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of five years’ experience in grant writing, and prospect research, preferably with a non-profit social services institution.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related subject; Master’s degree preferred

Required Skills:

  • Computer literacy: Excel, Word and experience with on-line research and resources required
  • Knowledge of social services field experience helpful.

How to Apply: 

Please indicate “Senior Grants Manager, Institutional Giving “in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

Mary Ann Code

Human Resources Department

New Alternatives for Children

37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor

New York, NY 10010


For information on New Alternatives for Children, Inc., including more information on employee benefits and our agency culture, visit our website at

New Alternatives for Children, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity, equity and inclusion.

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