Grants Manager

Jumpstart envisions the day when every child in America enters kindergarten prepared to succeed. A national early education organization with operations in 14 states plus Washington, DC, Jumpstart drives outcomes for young children in three critical ways. Jumpstart provides language, literacy, and social-emotional direct service programming utilizing an evidence-backed curriculum for preschool children from underserved communities, workforce programming to expand the pipeline of qualified, diverse talent pursuing careers in early education, and policy advocacy to support the early childhood field and promote high-quality early learning for all. By leveraging nearly 30 years of experience serving over 133,000 children with the support of more than 58,000 college students and community volunteers, Jumpstart executes these three objectives to improve the quality of the early education workforce and increase opportunity for young children to succeed across America. Learn more at and join us in transforming the lives of young children!


The Grants Manager is responsible for overseeing all financial aspects of the execution of Jumpstart’s private and public funding sources, including all local and federal AmeriCorps awards. This position addresses tight deadlines and multiple activities related to data processing of a large volume of transactions each week, internal review to verify strict adherence to policies and procedures, general ledger updates, year-end audit schedule preparation and support, and serving as a customer service presence to both external and internal partners. This is a highly collaborative role that requires strong relationship building, systems building, and project management skills. This role reports directly to the Senior Financial Analyst.   


Salary - $68,000 - $72,000 commensurate with education and experience; along with excellent benefits and a great mission-driven work environment


Click here for more information or to apply. Please complete an online application at Both a cover letter and resume are required to complete your application.  Applications without a cover letter may not be considered.  Candidates will be reviewed on an on-going basis.  Please upload/attach your resume to your applicant profile as well as your cover letter. 

Jumpstart for Young Children, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital or parental status, amnesty, political affiliation, veteran status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws with respect to employment opportunities.  Please visit our website at

Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act, applicants may request accommodations needed to participate in the application process