Grants Co-ordinator

About the job
CRY America is a 501c3 non-profit driven by its vision of a just world in which all children have opportunities to develop to their full potential. Our work ranges from enabling education and healthcare for underprivileged children and protecting them from child labor, child marriage & abuse. We have impacted the lives of over 700,000 children through support to 90 Projects in India and the USA.

CRY America provides an opportunity for you to use your professional skills and experience to create lasting change in the lives of underprivileged children. To send your resume or for clarifications, write to

Join CRY America and transform children’s lives forever!

CRY America Grants Manager – Role & Job Description
Job Description: Key Tasks and Responsibilities:
Qualifications, Skill Set & Person Profile Preferred:
● Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required with competency with numbers
● Minimum 3 years of non profit grants accounting or management preferred
● Experienced in setting up & managing online systems to co-ordinate grant documentation & processes
● Good oral & written communication skills, with ability to adapt writing/ reporting styles to meet specific funder needs
● Efficient Project management of multiple projects running simultaneously that involve multiple issues & teams from across multiple organizations across India & the USA
● Enjoys working with people as coordination with multiple people/ teams is required for successful management of grants
● Available for official travel for 5 days per quarter within the USA. One trip to India annually to visit select grantees, if required.
● Should be authorized to work in the United States
● An understanding of India and the cause of underprivileged children

Coordinate Grant Contracts between key parties: Funders, CRY America, CRY India & Individual Projects in India & the USA

Project plans, budgets & review reports:
● Coordinates program & financial evaluation and monitoring reports for all Projects on a half yearly basis
● Ensures financial utilization statements from Projects on a half yearly and annual basis
● Identify and reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing Project accounts information

Maintains master files on all Grants
● Monitors & maintains paperwork connected with all project grants
● Coordinates the life cycle of Project grants to stay abreast of deadlines
● Quarterly written summary report of overall grant activity, including summary grant reports for the CRY America Board regarding the progress of the grant.

Grant Disbursals & Statutory Requirements
● Ensure grant disbursals as per requirements and maintain disbursal status reports, including creating and improving systems to track the grantmaking.
● Coordination with the Bank on dispatch & receipt of funds by Projects
● Conduct half-yearly reconciliations on approved budget vs disbursed grants vs utilization with the Accounts Department.
● Preparation of Trustee notes and Board Resolutions for CRY America Board approvals of all India and USA grants on an annual basis
● Provide Year end Grant review data for Federal Filings
● Work closely with the Accountant to ensure Project financials and grant numbers are accurately entered into CRY America’s books of accounts.
● Understands and recommends financial legal compliance requirements [USA and India] for domestic & international grants by studying existing and new legislation, and advising management on needed actions.

Interdepartmental Coordination on Grants
● Coordinate regular cross-department/ organization meetings to check in on project progress and grant deliverables, especially with the CRY Kolkata Grant Consultants
● Share Project impact information with fundraisers and relevant staff

This is a full-time, remote, contract position for a fixed period from July 2023 till June 2024 based out of New Jersey or New York. Salary within the range $45,000 to $50,000 and will be commensurate with experience.

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