The Boston Area Rape Crisis Center’s growing team has an full time position open for an experienced  Grants and Contracts Manager.  This position is an opportunity for a professional to bring their talent to an organization with an incredible mission and staff, working in partnership with department directors, managers, and other stakeholders to ensure grants are managed effectively across their life cycle.

The Grants and Contracts Manager will  manage grants from foundations, governments, local county/state agencies, as well as revenue contracts for fee for service work. This position is responsible for researching new opportunities for government funding, preparing applications and grant reports, tracking reporting requirements/deadlines, and stewarding funders. We envision that the successful person in this role will excel at working collaboratively and building partnerships that foster a culture of effective information sharing.  


Manage all pre- and post-award activities for public and private grants and contracts, including the review, delegation, coordination and submission of all proposals and reports, including the following:

  • Monitor and other government funding websites for appropriate opportunities.

  • Identify program-specific strategies to meet funding needs in collaboration with programs, Development, and Communications teams that align with ongoing BARCC projects and new initiatives.

  • Collaborate with program staff to align award budgets with outcomes and support the preparation, review and submission of proposals;

  • Ensure complete documentation and invoices for awards are generated and sent according to award agreements;

  • Ensure compliance with funders’ terms and conditions and that appropriate controls are established;

  • Monitor spending progress and highlight over / under spending on awards and prepare and request amendments and adjust payroll allocations as necessary

  • Collaborate with the Director of Finance and Operations to manage the grant allocation process to ensure awards are accounted for properly in the financial system;

  • Collaborate with the Data Manager during the pre and post award process to ensure capacity for required data collection and reporting is in place. 

  • manage sub-award risk assessment reporting and monitoring;

  • ensure awards are closed out accurately and timely

  • Manage strategic cultivation and stewardship efforts for existing funding agency relationships and assist program and development staff to identify new award prospects.

  • Stay current on new program needs or initiatives to inform grant prospecting and grant writing.

  • 20% of effort will focus on pre-award work. 


  • Minimum of 5 years experience in grant management and financial administration; preferably in a non-profit or social services organization.

  • Demonstrated experience with foundation, local county/state, federal, and corporate awards management., 

  • Ability to manage high volumes of work in fast-paced, deadline-driven environments.

  • Excellent comprehensive and interpretive research skills.

  • Excellent project management skills with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with a focus on customer service.

  • Ability to exercise good judgment in determining priorities for grant submission.

  • Ability to work assertively, but collaboratively and lead teams of contributors.

  • Proficiency with the Google Suite environment (Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Slides, etc) as well as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), Adobe Acrobat Pro and contact management systems.

  • Must be committed to BARCC’s mission and philosophy.

Starting salary range and benefits

$48,000 - $70,000 depending on experience and skills. Total compensation package includes generous benefits options, including health, dental, vacation and retirement plan. 

Hiring process and timeline

Please submit your resume and cover letter via our online application system stating your interest and related experience for this position. No phone calls please. We are accepting initial applications on a rolling basis as we search for the best person and fit for this role. The full hiring process will include video intro/ interview, writing sample review, first-round panel interview, final interview and reference checks. 


Since 1973, the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC) has been a leader in the movement to end sexual violence. BARCC empowers survivors of sexual violence to heal and provides education and advocacy for the social change needed to prevent sexual violence. BARCC provides free, confidential support to survivors of sexual violence and their families and friends. It also works with high schools, colleges, police, organizations, and communities to advocate for change by providing training in how to respond to survivors and create cultures that prevent sexual violence in the first place. For more information, please visit

BARCC strives to represent the community we serve and strongly encourages qualified candidates who are bicultural, people of color, people with disabilities, and/or LGBQ/T to apply for this position.

BARCC is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender identity, age, disability, mental illness, genetic status or predisposition, sexual orientation, marital status, active military status, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.