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Our Vision: Thriving people and abundant land.
Theory of change: Inspire and empower the people of Molokai to restore ʻāina momona by demonstrating pilina-focused sustainable solutions to ensure relevance and comfort of the staff and board.

Sustʻāinable Molokai is a 501c3 non-profit community development organization and an equal opportunity employer.


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Manager - Grants

Location: Molokai
Employment Status:
30-40 hrs/wk
This position is a temporary 1-year position with the potential to renew.
Wage Classification: Exempt
Program: Admin
Reports to: Executive Director
Compensation: $30-$39 Salaried

Job Summary:
Work with Sustʻāinable Molokaiʻs Executive Director, Admin Team, and other staff to ensure compliance with grant regulations. Design efficient grant management tools, systems, and workflows that will benefit the organization long-term as we continue to secure funding, build a positive relationship with grantors/partners, and execute meaningful programs for our community.

Desired Qualifications & Skills:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement comprehensive grant strategies, including identification, selection, proposal writing, deliverables, financial reporting, etc.
  • Assess and review each grant opportunity to determine its suitability and alignment with organizational goals.
  • Work with program leads and relevant team members on grant design, including proposals, budgets, and deliverables.
  • Create a comprehensive tracking system with program leads and finance team.
  • Review reporting requirements for each grant.
  • Regularly assess project activities with program lead to ensure compliance with legal, ethical, and regulatory requirements.
  • Monitor the submission and reporting deadlines for each grant.
  • Prioritize delinquent grants that require corrective action.
  • Submit status reports to the Executive Director and the Executive Board.
  • Ensure that contractors and reimbursements are being paid in accordance with grant agreements.
  • Formulate strategies for the long-term sustainability of project outcomes beyond the grant period.
  • Track grantee results and impact.
  • Maintain relationships with current and prospective grantors through effective communication.
  • Maintain a good understanding of the organization's financial statements.
  • Maintain relationships with current and prospective grantors through effective communication.
  • Determine budget revisions, including fund reallocation or extensions, as needed.
  • Develop protocols for grants management, outlining procedures for tracking expenses, timely reporting, and grant submission.
  • Collaborate closely with the Executive Director to scope and finalize policies and procedures.
  • Identify clear roles and responsibilities for staff involved in grant management.
  • Recommend accounting procedures to better support grant monitoring and accountability.
  • Collaborate with the finance team to work within the annual budget and support program staff in researching funding opportunities.
  • Identify capacity-building needs and additional services required for effective grantsmanship, such as grant writing and funder relations.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Please email your resume and cover letter to Jesica Parker at