Senior Grants Manager

At the Foundation, we believe that keeping equity at the heart of our work will lead us to better health. That starts from within, including intentional application of diversity, equity and inclusion practices that guide how we operate and work in communities across Colorado. For example, our cornerstones are designed to help ensure that: 

  • We serve Coloradans who have low income and have historically had less power or privilege.
  • We do everything with the intent of creating health equity.
  • We are informed by the community and those we exist to serve. 


The Foundation is excited to announce the opening for Senior Grants Manager. This position ensures key activities of the grantmaking process are being accomplished, in alignment with organizational standards. The manager provides specialized knowledge in key topical areas pertaining to the Foundation's grantmaking and supports the community investment and impact team in grantmaking operations.  Additionally, the Senior Manager provides mentorship to other members of the grantmaking operations team, work and activities and implementing tasks related to the Foundation's grantmaking cycle. This position reports to the senior director of grantmaking operations, and works alongside another senior grants manager as well as two grants managers.

Ideal candidates will have passion and dedication for our mission and cornerstones along with meeting the following minimum requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in administration, non-profit management, finance or related degree
  • Eight years’ experience in finance, grantmaking, operations, auditing, managing an application process, managing an operational cycle, experience in foundations and/or philanthropy
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office suite with an emphasis in Excel
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new software packages
  • Working knowledge of grants management systems, with a preference for FLUXX.


It is an exciting time to join the Foundation whose assets include a complex investment portfolio valued at approximately $2.6 billion and whose annual grant making is in excess of $100 million. The Foundation provides a robust benefit and wellness package, 401(k) match, and generous paid leave programs. The starting range for this position is $95,872 – $112,600 per year, paid as salaried, exempt and is eligible for all CHF benefits.  


Click here for more information or to apply. This is a full-time in-office position in Denver, Colorado with the exception of required travel. The Foundation has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy in place for all staff. 

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual to have a meaningful impact through their professional contributions. Qualified candidates should submit their resumes and cover letters, stating which position(s) interest you, on the Colorado Health Foundation’s website (   

This position closes August 17, 2022

The Colorado Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and invites qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

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  • Kevin Perez
    published this page in Job Board 2022-07-26 16:24:05 -0400