Grants & Data Manager

The Comer Family Foundation is a private family foundation dedicated to seeding ideas and supporting innovative programs that make a lasting and positive impact on the lives of individuals and their communities. For more than 35 years, the Foundation has continued to support organizations leading change in the areas of education, healthcare, environment, and culture. Its earliest grantmaking focused on the city of Chicago and syringe exchange programs nationwide. It remains committed to supporting organizations in Chicago and Madison and is the longest standing funder of comprehensive harm reduction programs that improve the health and wellness of people who use drugs. To learn more about the Foundation please visit


The Grants and Data Manager is a new position that will play a critical role on our small team. The position will be responsible for overseeing database management, the grant review process, researching new grantees, coordinating the annual Climate Conference, and providing administrative support to the Executive Director. The ideal candidate will have experience at a foundation or a relevant nonprofit, knowledge of Foundant software (or similar databases/tools) and Excel, as well as data visualization, communication, and basic finance skills. We are looking for candidates who are self-motivated, detail-oriented and consistently exhibit good judgment and integrity. As a Foundation rooted in harm reduction and racial equity, the Grants and Data Manager will also have a deep understanding of the importance of these values in the grantmaking process. This is a wonderful career opportunity for someone who is excited by data and analysis, enjoys bringing both creativity and efficiency to their work, and is interested in the field of grants management.

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  • Kevin Perez
    published this page in Job Board 2023-11-29 17:00:59 -0500