Grants Coordinator

The Stryker Johnston Foundation (SJF) is a private family foundation based in Kalamazoo, Michigan. We partner with organizations and groups that work to strengthen and build thriving, equitable communities. We aim to foster a more just, equitable, and compassionate world where everyone can live a healthy and fulfilling life. Currently, we invest in and partner with organizations and groups working to end intergenerational poverty in Kalamazoo County, Michigan. We follow a trust-based philanthropy model. This model is driven by values. It is centered on relationships. It is aware of how power works. It prioritizes equity, trust, and ongoing partnership. We’re working with our partners to end the cycle of poverty in Kalamazoo County. We are using our power as a foundation to support, champion, and raise up the work of people who are making real change in our community. Please visit our website at to learn more about our funding priorities and grantmaking program.


We are hiring a full-time Grants Coordinator to join our small, close-knit, nimble team. The Grants Coordinator will support SJF’s grantmaking program and help monitor its grant portfolio. They will help ensure the grantmaking process is equitable, effective, and aligned with the SJF’s  mission, vision, funding priorities, and guiding principles. The Grants Coordinator will help with monitoring the grant pipeline, grant compliance review, scheduling and coordinating meetings, developing meeting materials, tracking internal processes,and organizing/synthesizing notes. This person will also provide administrative and technical support to grantseeking organizations throughout the grant application process, and will respond to general grantmaking inquiries. They will help remove barriers to SJF’s application process by being an accessible resource.




Click here for more information or to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage applicants with diverse identities, backgrounds, and life experiences to apply. Please email a resume and cover letter highlighting your experience and interest relevant to the position to 

[email protected] with the subject line “Grants Coordinator.” Applications will be accepted until January 27, 2023.

Please let us know if you require accommodations to apply for this position. To request an accommodation, please call 269-488-8484 or email [email protected]


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  • Deanna Norcross
    published this page in Job Board 2023-01-20 11:12:19 -0500