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Come work at MVCA! Grant Manager position available (contract)

MVCA is looking for a contract grants manager!

Job Opening: Grants Manager (contract position)

Michigan Venture Capital Association

Ann Arbor, MI

We seek a self-directed and detail-oriented grants manager to work with MVCA to identify and complete grant applications for a contracted period.  This position is part-time, contract position.  Current university students will be considered.

The grants manager will work with MVCA’s team of four and will be responsible for identifying and creating responses to a variety of qualified grants.  This position reports to MVCA’s associate director.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with MVCA to identify target areas of activity that could qualify for grants.
  • Evaluate and add to MVCA’s fundraising matrix to create an exhaustive list of target grants.
  • Work with MVCA to create submission language and meet applications deadlines.

Key skills and attributes include:

  • Superior writing and editing skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Some experience with successful identification and submission of grants preferred but not necessary; documented grant wins preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Exceptional organizational skills

Educational and other requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree obtained or pursuing – marketing, journalism, communications, or English degrees preferred

Competitive contract offered commensurate with experience.

To Apply:

If interested in applying, please send a resume along with cover letter to Emily Heintz at [email protected]


About MVCA

The Michigan Venture Capital Association is a catalyst for building a strong, diverse, and vibrant entrepreneurial and investment community in Michigan.  MVCA members are venture capitalists, angel investors, economic development organizations, higher-education institutions, and industry service providers – all working together to build this community.

Bucking national trends toward declining entrepreneurial activity, Michigan has enjoyed consistent, steady growth in venture capital investment, number of venture capital firms, and numbers of investment professionals.  Michigan’s burgeoning community of entrepreneurs, venture capital firms, and angel networks has created an environment ripe with demand for the programs and services the MVCA offers.

MVCA helps build the Michigan entrepreneurial and investment community through advocacy, events, outreach, research, and programs.


Posted January 25, 2017 in MVCA NEWS | Uncategorized