Grant Manager, Democratic Governance and Civic Engagement
- Porticus North America
- New York, United States
- Competitive Salary
- Closing date
- Jun 10, 2022
- Position Type
- Programs, Grant Making, Program Administration and Management
- Philanthropic Advisors
- Employment Type
- Full Time
This is a new position for the Porticus North America team. As a Grant Manager you will build the regional portfolio of partnerships in Democratic Governance and Civic Engagement with a focus on North America. Deep understanding of the American system of government and the current challenges confronting it is a must. Grant Manager will serve as a liaison to the global working groups, collaborating with colleagues to collect, synthesize, and disseminate learnings and recommendations on the topic across the organization. For this role we are looking for a confident self-starter with an understanding of grant-making and the ways in which philanthropy can partner with non-profit organizations, academic institutions, and advocacy organizations to strengthen democracy.
Grant Manager will have experience and comfort navigating relationships and bridge-building across different ideologies.
Grant Manager will identify and recommend opportunities to bridge differences and address hyper-partisanship and polarization in our region with a youth-facing lens.
Grant Manager will build a portfolio of partnerships that address root causes of fragility, conflict, violence, and weak governance in a manner that promotes empowerment and incorporates gender equity and inclusion of excluded groups.
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