Grant Manager (Economic Development), Community Initiatives
We are seeking a Grant Manager to join the Community Initiatives Team. This position provides strategic direction for and direct engagement on achieving the goals of the Foundation related to economic development grant making and capacity building. This position reports to the Director, Community Initiatives (Grants).
The Canadian Women’s Foundation is a national leader in the movement for gender equality in Canada. Through funding, research, advocacy, and knowledge sharing, the Foundation works to achieve systemic change that includes all women. By supporting community programs, the Foundation empowers women and girls to move themselves out of violence, out of poverty, and into confidence and leadership.
Launched in 1991 to address a critical need for philanthropy focused on women, the Canadian Women’s Foundation is one of the largest women’s foundations in the world. With the support of donors, the Foundation has raised more than $130 million and funded over 2,500 programs across the country. These programs focus on addressing the root causes of the most critical issues and supporting women and girls who face the greatest barriers.
We strongly encourage applications from women, Two Spirit, trans, and/or non-binary people who identify as Black and/or racialized, First Nations, Métis, and Inuit, those living with disabilities, and/or Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, questioning, intersex, pansexual, androgynous, and asexual (2SLGBTQI+) peoples.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
University degree in related field (management, public policy, social sciences or humanities) or an equivalent combination of education, training, and expertise.
Minimum 3 years’ experience working on gender equality issues in the economic development or related community sector.
Nice to Haves:
Expectations and Conditions
The chosen candidate will be able to start work immediately and would complete a six-month probation period.
The salary range for this position is $55,000 to $75,000. Comprehensive health and dental benefits, long-term disability insurance and RRSP contributions are included, as well as professional development opportunities.
NOTE: This is a full-time permanent position.
HOW TO APPLY:
The Canadian Women’s Foundation is strongly committed to equity in employment and seeks to attract, select, and hire a diverse team with a high level of professional skills, passion for and belief in our vision and mission. If comfortable, we encourage candidates to share information about their identities, lived experiences, and the communities they are part of in their covering letter.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for a first interview will be contacted. We anticipate 2 rounds of interviews before the successful candidate is selected.
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