A grants research assistant typically has duties that include helping with the grant-making process and providing a smooth transition between the relevant program, administrative staff, and finances. This position also usually involves implementing and maintaining grants management software and the integrity of data, assisting with the preparation for committee meetings, developing a full understanding of each program’s strategies and what each program is funding, managing the data entry of each proposal received in a database. Other typical duties include coordinating correspondence with applicants and grantees, acknowledging receipts of proposals, maintaining a system to track said proposals, coordinating the planning and implementation of advisory committee meetings, distributing declination letters, and managing the disbursement of award letters.
Grants Research Assistant Tasks
Prepares reports as required by grant-funding organization.
Assists in researching and collecting information used to complete grant proposals.
Assists in researching grant funding.
Assists in developing grant application documents.