Cal Wellness seeks an experienced Grants Manager to support the Director of Grants Management. This role has the primary responsibility of ensuring the successful administration of grants, including workflow processes, policies and procedures, data collection and reporting. The position requires dedication to accuracy and compliance, as well as the ability to envision, recommend, and implement process improvements. The grants management team oversees all compliance, analysis, and procedural aspects of grantmaking. The Grants Manager will be expected to lead efforts to build on the recent implementation of the foundationCONNECT grants management system by developing streamlined workflows, enhancing data reporting, and strengthening organizational performance. The Grants Manager will partner with the grant administrators and members of the Programs team to support efficient and effective grantmaking operations at the foundation.
Occasional domestic travel, primarily between foundation offices in Los Angeles and Oakland, California and other meetings/conferences.
The California Wellness Foundation is a private, independent foundation established in 1992 with a mission to protect and improve the health and wellness of the people of California. As one of the largest health-focused foundations in California, with more than $900 million in assets, Cal Wellness is a nationally recognized leader for its strategic core operating support for grantees; public policy grantmaking; and a focus on violence as a public health issue. It is Cal Wellness’ desire to promote equity and level the playing field so that everyone has access to good-paying jobs, healthy and safe neighborhoods, and quality health care services. The Foundation’s current Advancing Wellness grantmaking strategy includes three interrelated portfolios: Bridging the Gaps in Access and Quality Care, Promoting Healthy and Safe Neighborhoods, and Expanding Education and Employment Pathways. Since its founding, Cal Wellness has awarded nearly 9,000 grants totaling more than $1 billion. Its annual operating budget is approximately $13M, and its annual grantmaking is approximately $35M.
As the Foundation looks to the future, it is pursuing new and innovative strategies beyond its core grantmaking to advance its mission, including implementation of new technology systems, development of its public affairs capacity, and establishing mission- and program-related investment portfolios.
Cal Wellness has a diverse staff of approximately 40 located in our Los Angeles and Oakland offices and a diverse 11-member Board located throughout the state of California. The Foundation’s work underscores a belief that wellness requires social justice, a deep commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), and sustained efforts to eliminate systemic barriers that prevent access to health care, education, employment and safety.
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For this position, the selected candidates starting salary may range from $85,000 to $102,000, commensurate with skills and experience. Highlights from our benefit package include: a variety of health plans, a generous 401(k) retirement savings plan, paid time off, professional development and educational opportunities, matching gifts, and the opportunity to work at a mission and values driven organization.
Applications will be accepted from November 1, 2019 through November 30, 2019. Please upload your resume and letter of interest by November 30th! Apply link here:
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The California Wellness Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a diverse candidate pool.
The above job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed and is not intended to limit the scope of potential work assignments. This is only a summary of the typical functions of the job and duties may differ from those as outlined above.