USA

Grants Analyst

locationNew Britain - Connecticut (CT),

atCommunity Mental Health Affiliates

Estimated salary $20 - $22 an hour

Job Description:

Reports to: Planning and Performance
Improvement Officer

Department: Performance Improvement Program:

Job Code: GRANLT Job Grade: 21

Titles
Reporting Into:

None FLSA Exemption:
X Exempt

NonExempt
Work Location: New Britain EEO Category:

Professionals (2B)

Summary:
Researches state and federal grant opportunities to identify funding matched with agency needs
and strategies. Develops state and federal grant applications to support agency programs and
capital projects in concert with program leadership. Prepares grant reports for funders, as
needed.

Essential Responsibilities and Target Outcomes:
Researches state and federal grant opportunities to identify funding matched with agency

needs and strategies
 Attends bidders’ conferences and webinars, as needed, to inform grants pursuit and writing. 
Conducts literature review and analyzes community and agency data to support grant

applications.
 Collaborates with program leadership and managers to develop grant applications based on

agency strengths, past program outcomes and innovative program design. 
Maintains a grants data base with grants submitted, awarded, and reporting requirements. 
Works with managers to assure consistent outcome data collection and tracking in order to

comply with grant related reporting requirements 
Provide timely, accurate grant reports to

funders 
Attend community meetings as required to collaborate with other agencies on projects and

grant proposals. 
Other duties as assigned.

Community Mental Health Affiliates ‐ Job Description

Job Description: Grants Analyst Effective: December 2020

Principal Customers: CMHA leadership and managers to develop grant applications/reports. Agency
Quality and MIS staff to gather and assemble data for grants. Funders such as DCF, DMHAS and CSSD.

Critical Work Relationships: CMHA leadership and management.

Minimum Requirements:
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science required.

Credentials and
Licenses:

Valid Connecticut driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Experience: 3-5 years of successful experience in grantwriting, preferably with state and
federal sources.

Advanced experience with Microsoft Office products including Word, Outlook,
Excel and PowerPoint.

Competencies:
Behavioral Skill Sets

 Proven track record in grantwriting. 
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
 Ability to manage and balance a variety of time sensitive projects

simultaneously by assessing workload and conflicting timelines.
 Ability to ensure the security and confidentiality of client information and

records in a manner consistent with professional and agency codes of
ethics.

 Awareness/sensitivity to all types of issues related to client diversity.

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