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Grant Coordinator Resume

Grant Coordinators are responsible for preparing grant proposals and acting as a liaison between the organization and funders. Grant Coordinators have to research foundations that offer grants and government funding opportunities and to determine the best fundraising source for the company.


Grant Coordinators are responsible for collecting and presenting data to potential funders and for making sure that the fundraising proposal matches the funder's requirements. In the review process of a fundraising proposal, Grants Coordinators have to maintain a strong contact with the funder and to provide him with additional information on the process. Among the duties mentioned above, Grant Coordinators also have to supervise the budget of the organization, how much money was spent and report the amount to funders. Other duties of a Grant Coordinator refer to making sure the organization has the required funding and for maintaining a strong working relation with the working staff and the board of directors.

When writing a resume, the first sections are the personal information, the summary and then the objective statement. In the summary you have to pinpoint the qualifications and skills you have that are relevant for a Grant Coordinator position. The objective statement needs to state what position you are looking for and what skills you have to obtain it. The following section in your Resume has to be about your training and education. Mention the schools, colleges and universities you followed. List your education in chronological order and mention just the highest degrees. You have to remember that Grant Coordinators are required to have at least a Bachelor's or a Master's Degree in Business.

The following section of the resume is the work experience. Start adding your work history from the most current to the least. Add the job title, the employer's name and the location of the company, dates of the employment and a description of your duties and responsibilities in every position. You can list duties like prepared grant proposals and acted as a liaison between the organization and funders. At the end of your resume you can add a list of extra-curricular activities that involve organizations, clubs or other professional affiliations.

Grant Coordinators are required to possess a strong knowledge of the methods and techniques used in grant preparation and implementation. They also have to be able to communicate ideas in an effective manner both orally, and in writing.

Grant Coordinator Resume Sample

Contact Information
Name: Jude Lake
Address: 273 Pike Street
Marital Status: Married
Birth date: 09.03.1979


Looking to obtain a challenging and rewarding position as a Grant Coordinator in a well-reputed company that will allow me to utilize my strong both oral and written communication skills, my exceptional customer service and follow-up abilities


Dynamic and enthusiastic Grant Coordinator with seven years of experience in planning, preparing and submitting grant proposals for an organization; who possesses a strong knowledge of the methods and techniques used in grant preparation and implementation

Skills and qualifications

  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills used to establish and maintain strong relations with funders
  • In-depth knowledge of the procedures and techniques used in grant preparation
  • Proficiency in using various computer programs and applications: Word, Excel, Power Point
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Familiarity and knowledge of non-profit agencies
  • Exceptional time-management skills

Work Experience

Grant Coordinator, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2007- present
Duties and responsibilities

  • Coordinated with the internal departments of the center in order to meet grant requirements
  • Researched and identified various funding sources
  • Provided recommendations for the fund raising proposals made to the center

Grant Coordinator, NYC Department of Education, New York, NY, 2003-2007
Duties and responsibilities

  • Prepared and handled project progress reports for the organization
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining an updated database of the organization
  • Verified the reporting requirements for grants

Bachelor's Degree in Business, New York University

Achievements and affiliations
Dean's Lister, New York University

References available upon request

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