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Posted: 05/08/2010

National Trust for Historic Preservation
Federal & State Grants Management

The National Trust for Historic Preservation provides leadership, education, advocacy and resources to a national network of people and organizations committed to saving historic places, revitalizing older neighborhoods, and creating diverse, sustainable neighborhoods.

Manager of Federal & State Grants
Professional Opportunity
Washington, DC

Job Summary:

Manage the administration of federal and state grants and cooperative agreements that support National Trust programs and projects, identify potential funding opportunities, and coordinate grant proposal submissions with Trust programs and historic sites. Monitor and ensure compliance with all applicable federal and state regulations (OMB Circulars A-110, A-122 and A-133). Ensure that grant funds are disbursed according to approved budgets and proper financial documentation is maintained.


  • Serve as the Trustís liaison for all grant activities with federal and state agency officials. Act as a subject matter expert on federal and state funding for entire organization.
  • Administer in cooperation with program staff all aspects of federal and state awards, including the preparation and submission of the application; development of the applications budget and indirect cost rate agreements; negotiating of agreements, amendments, and extensions with agencies; monitoring the awards financial and programmatic performance; drawdown of reimbursement funds; submission of the interim and final reports; and maintenance of appropriate documentation for audit.
  • Identify federal and state sources of funding for Trust programs and historic sites. Work closely with program and development staff to coordinate application efforts and with Presidentís Office to ensure pre-approval of application concepts.
  • Monitor compliance with OMB Circulars A-110, A-122, and A-133, and other applicable federal and state regulations. Prepare all grant-related schedules for the annual audit of federal expenditures and negotiate and respond to audit resolution issues. Maintain a current knowledge of state and federal regulations and recommend necessary changes to existing systems to Director.
  • Other miscellaneous duties: Help Contracts attorney with review work on an as-needed basis. Help develop standard templates for various contracts. Maintain and enhance contracts and grants information postings on intranet. Other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelorís degree in Business Administration or Finance.
  • Minimum of 5 years hands on experience with federal and state grants management and administration. Knowledge of federal and state regulations as they relate to not for profit organizations receiving grants.
  • Some knowledge of contracts administration at the supervisory level.
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience with governmental entities indirect cost recovery and financial issues related to not for profit organizations; experience with Lawson financial software preferred.
  • Self starter with attention to detail. Willing to help attitude. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Technologically savvy.
  • OPen until
    none given

    How to apply
    Please include your cover letter in the body of a message and email your resume as a Word or PDF attachment to: 51834-CS-1121@nthp.hrmdirect.com

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