Grants Management Analyst

Washington, DC
Feb 21, 2023
Mar 02, 2023
Full Time

AARP Foundation works to end senior poverty by helping vulnerable people over 50 build economic opportunity. Our approach emphasizes equitable outcomes for populations that have faced systemic discrimination. We serve all people 50 plus and their families. Through vigorous legal advocacy and evidence-based solutions, and by building supportive community connections, we foster resilience, advance equity and restore hope.

The Grants Management Analyst assists with pre- and post-award funding activities for the organization's grants program. Ensures adherence to standards and deadlines for grant proposals and/or applications and reviews proposals or applications for completeness and compliance with grant terms. Works with staff to identify grant management processes and procedures that support the business unit/department.


  • Supports the application process for multiple grant programs and coordinates the development of Requests for Applications (RFA). Organizes the review and clarification processes and assists with the selection of applicants.
  • Drafts and facilitates approval of grant agreements and amendments, to include workplans, programmatic metrics, deliverables, and budgets.
  • Assists with grant and subgrantee monitoring activities, reviews grantee reports, and ensures compliance with grant terms and conditions.
  • Supports the capture, analysis, and communication of grant metrics and performance data.
  • Supports the development of private and government grant reports.
  • Assists applicants and grantees with use and troubleshooting of grants management system(s).
  • Implements streamlined grant management practices and procedures.


  • At least (3) years of directly relevant experience in the nonprofit sector or government sector with direct grants management (as grant recipient and/or grantmaker).
  • Completion of a Bachelor's degree.
  • Strong organizational skills and obsessive attention to detail.
  • Accounting, auditing, or compliance experience is a plus.
  • Experience with database systems, preferably Salesforce.
  • Proven ability to meet multiple deadlines, balance numerous projects, and work independently.
  • Creativity, flexibility, a proactive problem-solving approach, and strong relationship-building skills are essential to success.

Physical/Mental Demands:
  • Regular and reliable job attendance
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Exhibit respect and understanding of others to maintain professional relationships
  • Independent judgement and discretion requiring the employee to compare and evaluate various courses of conduct and make a decision (or recommend a decision to be made) after various possibilities have been considered.
  • In-office/open office environment with the ability to work effectively surrounded by moderate noise.

Flexible Work Arrangement (FWA)

AARP observes Mondays and Fridays as telecommuting workdays, except for essential functions. Remote work and telecommuting can only be done within the United States and its territories.

Compensation and Benefits

AARP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including a 401(k); 100% company-funded pension plan; health, dental, and vision plans; life insurance; paid time off to include company and individual holidays, vacation, sick, caregiving, and parental leave; performance-based and peer-based recognition; tuition reimbursement; among others.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.