Grants Manager

  • 750 Kearny Street, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Jun 12, 2018
Full time Admin-Clerical Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco (also known as Chinese Culture Center or CCC) is seeking a Manager, a dynamic leader who is committed to arts in advancing social justice and economic development.


The Grants Manager will work with program and development teams to meet programmatic and fundraising goals. S/he possesses two main overlapping skill sets, including:

  1. proven track record in cultivating grant opportunities and securing grants,
  2. competence in grant compliance from initial application process to completion, including reports and reimbursements.


Grants Manager reports to the Program Director.


Grant Management:

  1. Grant development: research, identify, develop grant application strategy to support exhibitions and art programming.
  2. Grant writing:  write and submit applications.
  3. Grant compliance: ensure grant compliance for all programs including meeting grant deliverables, reporting, and evaluation, working in collaboration with Program Director.
  4. Grant management:  manage grants and contracts from initial application process to completion, including reports and reimbursements.
  5. Grant stewardship: cultivating and stewarding relations with funders as part of the management team.
  6. Developing multi-year funds in collaboration with Program Director.
  7. Cultural Data Project: manage and complete CDP and other grant related documents.
  8. CCC archive, manage surveys and internal data:  Oversight in archiving feedback, audience, attendance and engagement of CCC events and public art.
  9. Build the CCC family: Identifying and cultivating relations with strategic partners in the arts, including artists, volunteers and donors.
  10. Relations: Build a network of partnerships across sectors with funders, community partners, businesses, artists, and other strategic partners to build a family to support our mission.
  11. Other duties as assigned.


The successful candidate possesses a proven record in grant writing and management, a minimum of three years in nonprofit management, knowledge and experience in earned income, donor stewardship, philanthropy, foundations and government.   Bilingual ability in Chinese preferred.


About the Chinese Culture Foundation/ CCC

CCC is a multi-disciplinary arts organization and a cultural community builder dedicated to elevating the underserved  with a vision to strengthen the social, physical and economic fabric of the community. The organization’s full calendar of programming is driven by the vision to build a museum without walls with public art opportunities, education endeavors and performing art events reaching to young audiences.


CCC’s curatorial strength connects its Visual Art Center with over five hundred artists and has commissioned hundreds of original artworks. Its mission to promote the most innovative artists can be seen in its highly regarded visual art series, including XianRui, Present Tense, and Episode. The Him Mark Lai Learning Center is our education and engagement hub engaging 6,000 young people of all backgrounds.

Celebrating its 53rd anniversary this October, CCC recently adopted an ambitious strategic plan that renews the organization’s commitment to creativity, social justice and community building.  The 5-year strategic plan outlines its next phase of growth, including neighborhood place-keeping, citywide programming, regional impact, global collaborations and fund development goals.

To apply, please send resume, cover letter, 2 references and a 2 page English writing sample to

Position is open until filled.

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