Director – Grants
Requisition Number:2023-CA/PL-002
Employee Type:Regular
Hours Per Week:35


Action for Boston Community Development is a nonprofit human services organization that each year provides more than 100,000 low income residents in the Greater Boston region with the tools and resources needed to transition from poverty to stability and from stability to success. 

Duties Include:

  • Responsible for the coordination and oversight of proposal development processes and other grant-related activities.
  • Write funding proposals and related materials, as needed.
  • Develop and manage systems for identification of grant funding opportunities.
  • Coordinate grant funding plans with agency strategic aims. 
  • Develop and manage systems for tracking and processing grant proposals.
  • Develop and manage tools and processes for effective coordination of grant-writing activities across ABCD departments and programs.
  • Develop strong working relationships with funders with special reference to private corporate and foundation sources.
  • Assist in management of donor records systems.
  • Assist in assessment of fundraising needs for ABCD Departments and Neighborhood Network agencies.
  • Assist in technical assistance and support to ABCD Departments and Neighborhood Network agencies, as requested.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Job Qualifications:
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in management or relevant social science discipline, and five to ten years’ of progressively responsible experience in grants management and/or development is required.
  • Knowledge of Boston social service systems and of funding sources for human services.
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work effectively in a busy, multi-tasking environment which requires self-direction and good judgment.
  • Exceptional research, analytical and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in use of donor records systems.
  • Supervisory experience in a professional office setting. 
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to deal sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse economic and cultural backgrounds.


  • Make an impact on the community
  • Free professional development opportunities and trainings
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Long-term and Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 403B Retirement Plan with employer match and vesting
  • Paid Time Off
  • 13 Observed Holidays