The Grants Administrator is responsible for the grants management process from application or recommendation through closing and evolving the ACF’s grants management systems and processes to higher levels of efficiency and maturity. The Grants Administrator provides management and direction, with guidance from the VP of Programs and Grants, in various research projects and duties to ensure alignment with the ACF’s grantmaking program and overall mission and goals. A special focus of this position is to transform data management from a manual process to an automated process to ensure accurate and efficient reporting of grant-related data. The Grants Administrator has primary responsibility to oversee the administration of the grants management databases including design, maintenance and oversight of workflow processes and procedures to ensure accurate and efficient collection and reporting of grants data; approves all templates related to the grantmaking process; and directs the generation of reports and statistics.
Under supervision of the Chief Financial Officer, the staff accountant performs accounting and financial management functions according to standard operating procedures. These tasks include processing accounts payable invoices, posting grant checks, posting cash receipts, creating donor records, posting gift records, filing and completing related documentation and reporting functions. This position also includes special projects related to the ongoing strategy of the financial department as required. Knowledge of basic accounting principles and accounting software required. Basic computer and extensive Microsoft Excel skills are required, as well as an aptitude and interest in developing these skills further. Must be flexible, organized, able to handle a fast pace, possess good communication skills, and have the ability to work well with the ACF team.
Anchorage Schools Foundation Program Administrator
The Alaska Community Foundation is seeking to hire a Program Administrator to support the ongoing work of the Anchorage Schools Foundation (ASF). The ASF Program Administrator provides administrative and strategic support to the ASF Advisory Board, and fills a critical role in supporting the operational needs, marketing and communications, and strategic initiatives of ASF. This is a part-time position that reports to ACF’s VP of Programs and Grants and the ASF Advisory Board.
Ketchikan Community Foundation Program Manager
The Ketchikan Community Foundation (KCF) is one of eleven local, geographic-based community foundations that comprise the Affiliate program at ACF. ACF empowers local groups of dedicated volunteer Advisors to grow their community’s endowment funds to support nonprofits and charitable projects, now and forever. Advisory Boards recommend grants to local nonprofits, lead efforts to support organizations within their communities, and encourage their communities to invest in themselves to build stronger and more vibrant lives for their residents.