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Grant Manager

Job Posting: Grants Manager

Organization: Journalism Funding Partners (JFP)

Location: Virtual (Work from Anywhere)

Position Overview:

JFP is expanding its team and seeking a dynamic and dedicated Grants Manager to play a pivotal role in advancing our mission. As the Grants Manager, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact by managing our grant application and distribution process, ensuring that local news organizations receive the support they need to thrive. You will be responsible for identifying potential funders and grant recipients, building relationships with them, and overseeing the grant lifecycle from application to reporting.

Type: Full-Time

Salary Range: $60,000 - $70,000 (Based on Experience)

Benefits: Funded Medical Benefits

Professional and Technical Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, nonprofit management, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in grant management, fundraising, or nonprofit administration.
  • Strong understanding of the local news landscape and the challenges it faces.
  • Exceptional writing and communication skills.
  • Experience in managing budgets and financial reporting.
  • Proficiency in grant management software and tools.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with stakeholders.
  • Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in journalism.

Diversity and Equity Commitment:

JFP is deeply committed to promoting diversity and equity within the journalism industry. We believe that a diverse and inclusive media landscape is essential for accurate, balanced reporting and for reflecting the rich tapestry of our communities. We actively encourage individuals from underrepresented backgrounds to apply for this position. We are dedicated to creating a workplace where all voices are heard, valued and respected.

Opportunity to Accelerate Growth:

Joining JFP as a Grants Manager offers a unique opportunity to be at the forefront of supporting local news organizations and strengthening journalism in communities across the country. As part of our team, you will have the chance to work with passionate and dedicated professionals who share your commitment to the power of local journalism. You will play a crucial role in distributing funding to organizations that are making a difference in their communities and will contribute to the growth and sustainability of local news.

Application Deadline:

Please submit your resume, a cover letter outlining your qualifications and commitment to local journalism, and three references by Friday, October 20 to

JFP is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds and experiences. We look forward to receiving your application and exploring the possibility of you joining our team in advancing the future of local journalism.

About Journalism Funding Partners (JFP):

At JFP, we are committed to increasing the depth, diversity and sustainability of local news by building and stewarding connections between funders and local news organizations. Our work provides critical financial support to local news organizations, enabling them to continue serving their communities with high-quality, independent reporting. We understand the vital role local journalism plays in a vibrant democracy, and we are dedicated to sustaining and enhancing it. Learn more at

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