The Grant Program Manager is responsible for creating and administering grants for DCF. This is a leadership role that will create the DCF grants program then subsequently manage the implementation. Work will include researching and identifying potential grant recipients, developing grant guidelines and criteria, managing the grant application and review process, and monitoring and evaluating the impact of the grants. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in grant administration, project management, and a solid understanding of technology.
- Develop and implement a grants program that aligns with the organization’s mission and strategic goals
- Develop grant guidelines and criteria, including eligibility requirements,
- Define the application process and selection criteria
- Research and identify potential grant recipients, including individuals, commercial organizations, non-profits, community-based organizations, and other eligible entities
- Manage the grant application and review process, including receiving and reviewing applications and making recommendations for funding
- Monitor and evaluate the impact of the grants, including tracking progress, collecting data, and conducting impact assessments
- Communicate with grant recipients to provide support and guidance, including providing training and technical assistance
- Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of grant activities, including grant awards, grantee reports, and evaluation data
- Prepare reports and presentations on the grant-making program, including performance metrics and success stories
- Bachelor’s degree in a related field (e.g. non-profit management, public administration, or philanthropy)
- At least 3 years of experience in grant program management for a non-profit organization, governmental entity, or foundation
- Knowledge of the grant-making process and best practices in grant making
- Excellent writing and editing skills, with experience in developing grant guidelines and criteria
- Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple grants and deadlines
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders
- Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation methods and experience in conducting impact assessments is preferred.
The Decentralized Cooperation Foundation (DCF) exists to build mechanisms for human cooperation from tools of secure computing, cryptography, and distributed systems. We are firm believers not just in the inherent promise of decentralization, but in its necessity as the world transitions into a more decentralized and cooperative future – the future often called Web3.
As an organization, DCF is an independent non-profit foundation founded in February 2022 and operating under the laws of the Cayman Islands. DCF is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. DCF does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal law.