Grants Coordinator

International Rescue Committee

About the organization

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) helps people affected by humanitarian crises to survive, recover, and rebuild their lives. We deliver lasting impact by providing health care, helping children learn, and empowering individuals and communities to become self-reliant, always with a focus on the unique needs of women and girls. Founded in 1933 at the call of Albert Einstein, we now work in over 40 crisis-affected countries as well as communities throughout the U.S., Europe and Latin America.


Research and identify new public and private funding opportunities in coordination with program focal points, Grants Manager and other development staff.
Support with proposal development activities including grant writing, budget creation, program design, internal reviews and submission.
Lead grant opening and closing meetings with program, finance, and other teams.
Maintain grant reporting calendar and ensure funder reporting deadlines are met.
Ensure pending and current opportunities are tracked and updated using grant tracking tools and IRC’s grants management database.
Participate in grant monitoring and budget vs actual meetings.
Support partnerships and sub-award activities in alignment with IRC’s Partnership Excellence for Equality and Results System (“PEERS”) system.
Maintain and improve organizational systems for grants administration in coordination with local leadership, program managers, development team and HQ.
Support adherence to internal standards and compliance for proposal development, reporting, HQ workflows, and donor compliance.
Participate in program design and other grant-related workshops.
Develop organizational tools for concept notes, boilerplate language, data collection, templates and other efficiency measures to streamline the grant processes.
Support the development of training resources to improve internal workflows, and ensure all programs follow grants management processes and business development standards.


2+ year of Grants management and administration work experience required.
Demonstrated writing and editing experience required.
Experience providing formal and informal training, developing tools, systems and processes preferred.
Bachelor’s Degree in Community Development, Nonprofit Management, or related field or demonstrated work experience equivalent.
Strong written and oral communication skills with a fluency in written and spoken English
Valid driver’s license, active insurance policy and access to reliable transportation.


23.41 - 26.41 Hourly

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