Corporate Responsibility, Global Philanthropy – Associate Grants Manager

JP Morgan Chase - New York, NY3.9

JPMorgan Chase strives to be a catalyst for meaningful, positive and sustainable change in communities across the globe. JPMorgan Chase annually invests more than $250 million to create pathways to opportunity so that individuals have access to the knowledge, skills, resources, and capital they need to secure their futures and compete in the global economy. Our programs seek to address key drivers of economic inequality experienced by vulnerable populations around the globe through four key focus areas: Community Development, Jobs and Skills, Financial Capability, and Small Business. Please visit JPMorgan Chase & Co. Corporate Responsibility for more information.

The Corporate Responsibility (CR) Division is responsible for the development and implementation of the firm's CR agenda by crafting goals, policies and initiatives that align with and support the firm's business strategies, reflect our values and support the communities where we do business. The Division includes Global Philanthropy, Global Government Relations and Public Policy, the JPMorgan Chase Institute and Sustainable Finance.

The Global Philanthropy team is comprised of the JPMC Foundation which deploys the firm's philanthropic investments, Employee Engagement and Volunteerism which manages programs to promote employee engagement through matching gift and extensive volunteer program and the Office of Nonprofit Engagement which supports long-term relationships with stakeholders involved in advocacy, thought leadership and service to low- and moderate-income and other economically vulnerable communities.

Global Philanthropy is seeking to fill the role of Grants Associate, who will be located in its headquarters office in New York City. The Grants Associate will provide support to the Head of Grants Management and support various grant making teams globally. S/he will work on a team to implement the Foundation’s grantmaking processes.

Specific Responsibilities:
Work with the Grants Management team to manage the grant making process for Global philanthropy’s regions including those outside the United States (EMEA, LATAM, APAC). This includes:
Manage the Letter of Inquiry and Full Application
Support proposal development
Support with grant budget management and reporting (including payments)
Draft grant agreements and manage the grant agreement process
Manage day-to-day records in the firm’s grants database (Cybergrants)
Work with grantees on annual reports and financials
Help with grant materials
Provide insight and review on nonprofit organizations: review financials, tax status, project budgets and grant structure
Collaborate to improve Global Philanthropy’s grantmaking process and procedures
Lead short-and-long term projects to support the Foundation’s overall grantmaking goals
Support reporting and metrics
Manage SharePoint site (for grant agreements) and communications to grantmaking teams
The Grants Associate position requires a minimum of 4-7 years of experience in a grants management-related role.
Experience in a position requiring knowledge of grantmaking rules and regulations and private or corporate foundation policy is preferred.
Strong project management experience;
Prior knowledge of grants management software;
Demonstrated experience working with many teams;
Ability to implement grantmaking policies and processes;
Excellent written and oral communication skills;
Strong computer skills and attention to detail, demonstrated proficiency in PowerPoint and Excel ;
Experience and background in a similar position, and interest in the nonprofit and philanthropic sector;
Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment and initiative, to prioritize and accurately complete multiple tasks, and to work under deadlines and changing priorities;
Experience and/or inclination to work in a team-oriented environment;
Bachelor’s degree required