Grants Processing Associate

Jewish Communal Fund | New York, NY, United States

Posted Date 7/25/2022

YOUR IMPACT: By facilitating our Fundholders’ grants, you are part of a collaborative team that sends over $500 million a year in donations to charities around the world.

Hours: 9:00-5:00 Monday-Thursday, 9:00-4:00 Friday. First three months will be in the office, and then will move to a hybrid of remote and office work. 


Under the direction of the Vice President of Grants Administration, the Grants Processing Associate is responsible for supporting the administration and execution of JCF’s grant-making process by:

  • Processing Fundholder grant recommendations (data entry), reviewing and accurately inputting information into the database and editing resulting grant letter as necessary
  • Documenting and making corrections to approved grants and placing grants on hold for research
  • Participating in grant check related activities such as printing checks, stop and reissues, grant cancellations, outstanding and returned checks and completing research related to check activities
  • Correcting errors on grant check and/or letter
  • Contacting Fundholders directly regarding grants and responding to calls and emails from Fundholders and charities

Required Skills and Experience

  • BA/BS required, and 2-3 years of office experience including data entry and high level administrative support
  • Attention to detail and proven ability to perform administrative tasks independently with a high degree of accuracy
  • Strong computer skills with database experience, as well as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Capacity to multitask in a high-volume environment, and proactively manage work processes to meet deadlines
  • Experience with customer service
  • Strong sense of office protocol and discretion in handling highly sensitive and confidential information
  • Knowledge of Jewish Communal organizations and the New York Jewish community a plus

The position is open for immediate hire. Annual salary range: $60-65,000, plus a robust benefits package. Candidates must show proof that they are fully vaccinated and boosted. Interested candidates should send a resume and thoughtful cover letter describing your specific qualifications and interest in the position to: [email protected]. Submissions without cover letters will not be considered.  Applicants who best match the position needs will be contacted.  Please do not direct inquiries to our staff.


The Jewish Communal Fund does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military status, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran or any other characteristic protected by law.



Salary60000.00 - 65000.00 Annual
Full Time
Organization Type
Retirement Plans | Dental | FSA | Leave Early for Shabbat | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Parental Leave | Sick Days
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