Grant Administrator

Company Overview:

TruFund was established in 2005 as a national nonprofit organization that advances economic opportunity for people, businesses, and communities in need.  As a nonprofit, mission-driven entity, TruFund offers affordable loan capital to small businesses and nonprofit organizations that are financially viable but have difficulty accessing capital from banks or other conventional lenders.  TruFund offers more than a loan – we provide an opportunity for underserved small businesses and low-income communities to thrive.

TruFund Financial Services, Inc. (“TruFund”) is a 501(c)(3) Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), certified by the U.S. Treasury Department’s CDFI Fund. Headquartered in New York City, our mission is to promote and foster economic development within underserved communities and among disadvantaged populations. As a not-for-profit, mission-driven entity, we offer access to affordable loan capital and business development services to small businesses and not-for-profit organizations that are financially viable but have difficulty accessing affordable capital from banks or other conventional lenders. We also have field offices in Louisiana (New Orleans and Baton Rouge), Alabama (Birmingham), Georgia (Atlanta) and Texas (Dallas & Houston).

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the SVP National Market Operations the Grant Administrator will provide administrative oversight, operational and financial management for market level program grants across TruFund’s footprint.  The Grant Administrator will act as liaison with multiple functions of the organization such as fiscal, compliance, market leadership, impact/data and resource development.  The successful candidate will provide fiscal management, invoice and billing of all market level government, bank, and foundation grants. The position is also responsible for ensuring that all grant reporting is done in a timely and accurate manner to include writing grant report narratives and gathering all needed fiscal support documents and impact data for report.  The oversight of these grants may also include the management of affiliated consultants and vendor contracts and the management of sub-awards.

Primary Job Functions:

  • Keep relevant staff informed about upcoming deadlines and deliverables, thereby ensuring smooth completion of work responsibilities.
  • Ensure timely vendor payment of all invoices related to programming and office management
  • Collaborate with multiple departments to provide detailed reports to the funders and management with respect to the organization’s progress.
  • Collaborate with the Compliance and Finance teams on any special audits conducted by grantors.
  • Produce monthly reports to management and stakeholders on all grant activities and provide additional reports/information as needed. This includes writing grant narratives for funder reports for market program related activity.
  • Provide training to appropriate staff on grants management and reporting requirements.
  • Identify and develop strategies to optimize the grants administration process
  • Work with fiscal team to accurately report and invoice to granting agencies
  • Act as liaison between Director of Impact & Measurement, Compliance Manager, Fiscal, market leadership and program team to ensure impact measurement and proper data collection and provide relevant information to support national grant reporting


Knowledge & Skills:

  • Ability to complete projects accurately and within deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Proficient with CRM databases

Education and Related Work Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience grant administration, reporting, and management (non-profit grant administration a plus)
  • Experience in program data collection
  • Project Management Experience and/or certification (PMP) a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management, Finance or Accounting.


Salary:  Grant funded position.  Salary commensurate with experience.



The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position. The position will be subject to adhoc request as needed.


TruFund Financial Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer