Grants managers generally work in nonprofit and academic organizations, since the job is focused on generating grant funding for research and/or nonprofit work. As the name implies, a grants manager works with internal staff to determine funding needs and how funds will be - and are being - used; they also work with external organizations such as foundations and government agencies to acquire funding.
Grants Manager Tasks
Oversees the timely completion of financial reports to funders.
Maintains the support of existing grantors.
Identifies and establishes new sources for grant funding.
Manages the coordination and compilation of grant inquiries and applications.