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Grants Officer, U.S.

Grants officer, U.S.

Location: San Francisco, CA

About Energy Foundation

The Energy Foundation’s nonprofit mission is to serve the public interest by building a strong clean energy economy. The foundation supports education and analysis to promote pragmatic, non-partisan policy solutions that advance renewable energy and energy efficiency, building markets for clean energy technology and opening doors to greater innovation and productivity—growing the economy with dramatically less pollution.

For more than 25 years, Energy Foundation has supported grantees to help educate policymakers and the general public about the health and economic benefits of a clean energy economy. Grantees include business, health, labor, environmental, faith, equity, free-market, and consumer groups, as well as policy experts, military organizations, think tanks, and universities.

Energy Foundation’s comprehensive approach advances energy efficiency and renewable energy in the power, transportation, and buildings sectors. Working together, our Policy and Public Engagement programs focus on developing innovative policies and campaigns to help propel clean energy development in these sectors, while our Strategic Communications Program develops powerful narrative and communications strategies designed to build support for our work regionally and nationwide. Our States and Regions Team is a cross-disciplinary team of policy, communications, and campaign experts dedicated to advancing strong state and regional climate and clean energy policies.

Energy Foundation’s founding office is in San Francisco, CA, with additional offices in Raleigh, NC; Chicago, IL; Washington, DC; and Las Vegas, NV.

Position summary

Energy Foundation seeks a Grants Officer to manage and execute the tactical and strategic aspects of grantmaking and contracting for Energy Foundation in the U.S. This role reports to the Senior Director of Grants and is part of the Grants Management team based in Energy Foundation’s San Francisco office.

The Grants Officer, U.S. joins Energy Foundation at a transformative moment for its grants management function. The team has selected GivingData as its new grants management system (GMS), and the system migration project is in early stages. Throughout the implementation process and beyond, the Grants Officer will take a consultative approach to tailor the policies, procedures, systems, and processes to the needs of the grantmaking across all offices while remaining attentive to the compliance needs of U.S. laws and regulations.

As an expert in, and advocate for, grants management best practices, the Grants Officer, U.S. will ensure efficient and effective grantmaking while documenting and assessing current practice. Building on existing expertise, systems, and processes, this individual will optimize processes and policies to tailor grantmaking to Energy Foundation’s evolving needs.

Learn more about this position and how to apply here.

How to Apply

Energy Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. For more information and to learn how to apply, please see the position profile on the Waldron website.