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Grants Specialist (National CAPACD)

Company Name

National CAPACD

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Job Location

Oakland, CA or Washington, DC

Company Information

The National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development (National CAPACD) is a progressive coalition of local organizations that advocate for and organize in low-income Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities and neighborhoods. We strengthen and mobilize our members to build power nationally and further our vision of economic and social justice for all. National CAPACD’s core values of inclusion, respect, integrity, learning, performance, accountability, celebration, and hope for the future are at the heart of everything we do and we look for individuals who share our commitments.

Job Description

Each year, National CAPACD passes through approximately 40% of its budget to support
community development programming in the areas of housing counseling, tenant organizing, financial empowerment, small business and other place-based initiatives. The Grants Specialist will provide support for these grant-making activities, as well as assist with deployment of other capacity building resources and implementation of network building opportunities. Altogether, the Grants Specialist will coordinate the administration of over 100 different sub-grant contracts to approximately 60 different organizations (based on 2022 estimates). The Grants Specialist will work closely with other agency and program staff toward fulfilling programmatic and organizational strategic plans. This is an exempt, full-time position based in our Oakland, CA or Washington, DC office, and reporting to the Deputy Director.

The Grants Specialist is a full-time, exempt position based in either our Oakland, CA or Washington, DC office. Annual salary range is $65,000 – $75,000

Job Qualifications

At least 3 years of experience in a non-profit or other related organization;

  • Working knowledge of issues facing low-income, immigrant and Limited English Proficient (LEP)
  • Experience with fundraising;
  • Exceptional written and verbal skills;
  • Strong analytical and data skills;
  • Strong organizational and project management ability;
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to prioritize and multi-task;
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and interpersonal skills;
  • Willing to work in a fast-paced setting;
  • Must be committed to supporting the community development needs of low-income and
    immigrant AAPIs;
  • Must be a team player who has demonstrated an ability to work well in a small, highly
    collaborative environment;
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

How to Apply

Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Please email cover letter and resume to
, with Grants Specialist Application as the subject line. Only complete applications will be considered.

National CAPACD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. People of color, members of the LGBTQ
community, people with disabilities, and women are strongly encouraged to apply. Accommodations for applicants may be available upon request. No calls, please.

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