Reports to: Assistant Director
Full Time, Exempt

Association’s Mission:

To lead and position community clinics, health centers and networks through advocacy, education, and services as key players in the health care delivery system to improve the health status of their communities.

Purpose of Position:

This position will manage and oversee the organization’s complex grants portfolio which includes federal, state, and private foundation funding. Working in concert with program leads and the Association’s finance department, this position will be responsible for ensuring that all required activities, deliverables, and outcomes are executed effectively. This position is responsible for leading the administration of sub-grant awards, managing grantee reporting, preparing and analyzing grant data, helping to ensure compliance with funder requirements and federal rules and regulations, and providing technical assistance to sub-grantees as needed.

Primary Responsibilities:

Grants Management & Development

  • Manage CPCA’s grants portfolio including tracking of all programmatic and administrative deliverables.
  • Monitor and track progress towards grant deliverables. 
  • Conduct prospect research for potential new funding opportunities. 
  • Assess new funding opportunities brought forward by staff for feasibility for CPCA and/or community health centers. 
  • Produce and track Letters of Support. 
  • Manage CPCA Grant Opportunities webpage. 
  • Manage grant reporting process including data collection, synthesizing, drafting and submitting. 
  • Work with the Director of Development & External Relations to develop Letters of Intent (LOIs) and proposals for new grant opportunities and engage staff in the planning process of potential and funded projects. 
  • Train staff on internal grants management software, Grant Tracker, as part of their onboarding process and provide ongoing user technical assistance as needed.
  • Identify opportunities to streamline the grants management process through continuous improvement.
  • Provide technical assistance to CPCA staff to ensure programmatic compliance.

Subgrant Development & Oversight

  • Develop and execute re-granting funding methodology as needed based on grant deliverables.
  • Coordinate with funders in developing grant agreements as necessary.
  • Work with sub-grantees to ensure grant reporting metrics, programmatic compliance, and deadlines are met.
  • Coordinate with CPCA’s finance department on the disbursement of funds to sub-grantees as necessary. 
  • Provide technical assistance to sub-grantees to ensure programmatic progress and compliance.
  • Identify opportunities to streamline the subgrant process through continuous improvement.
Skills and Abilities Required:
  • Strong project and program management expertise including implementation and evaluation.
  • Solid interpersonal and professional skills when engaging with Association membership and Board of Directors, vendors and partners.
  • Effective problem solving, organizational and time management skills. 
  • Deliver accurate and concise written and oral communication. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and web based applications and platforms.
  • Work collaboratively with leadership and multi departmental teams.
  • Anticipate and resolve problems on own initiative.
  • Experience and/or knowledge of basic grants management principles

Additional Responsibilities:
  • Attends and participates in required Association meetings. 
  • Travel for national and regional meetings, training and site visits by air and ground transportation.
  • Reports regularly to supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience. Minimum five years of development and/or grant management experience. Experience with community health centers, member-driven associations or non-profit organizations is also preferred. Experience managing federal, state, and private foundation grants.

Remote Office Expectation:
In response to COVID19 all CPCA personnel began telecommuting in March of 2020 to minimize the spread of the virus. This position may return to work at the CPCA office in Sacramento, but date is to be determined. This position does require the employee to have a cell phone with a data plan and home internet service, both are reimbursed at a set rate each month. All hires are required to maintain residence in California.


 $81,401 + Excellent benefits

To Apply:

Submit cover letter indicating where you heard about this position, resume, and professional references in MS Word format to

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