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TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineMarch 11, 2024
College Degree Required?No
Salary RangeStarting at $50,000
Phone(434) 296-4118


Grants and Relationships Manager – Full Time, 40 Hours per week

Responsible for the following job duties:

  • The Philanthropy team serves to advance the mission of the agency using a myriad of strategies and activities.
  • As a critical member of the Philanthropy team, works closely with the Director of Philanthropy and the Lead Communication Specialist to design and implement a comprehensive fundraising and outreach plan.
  • Works in collaboration with the Executive Director, Deputy Executive Director, and Director of Finance and Operations to coordinate fundraising efforts and grant submissions.

Successful candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. Minimum of two years experience and fundraising/nonprofit sector preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to express and transmit ideas in a clear and organized manner, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to analyze grant proposal requirements to cull critical components and effectively and comprehensively address those critical components in completing the grant.
  • Possess strong people skills, be able to work independently with minimal supervision, exercise sound judgment in completing tasks of the position and enjoy a varied work schedule and job tasks.
  • Ability to represent the organization in public and individual settings.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within and outside the agency in a professional manner.
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office and experience with fundraising CRM suites (ex. Keela).


  • Salary: starting at $50,000
  • ReadyKids pays 100% health, dental, and life insurance premiums for employee only plans
  • Voluntary vision and supplemental insurance
  • Generous paid vacation and sick leave; paid holidays
  • Employer-matched retirement plan

Open until filled. ReadyKids is seeking a diverse pool of applicants; all are encouraged to apply. Go to for full position description and application procedures. ReadyKids is a drug-free workplace. EOE/ADA/AA.

ReadyKids is committed to a diverse and equitable workplace. We believe diversity of identity, thought, approach, and experience provide the optimal environment for our growth, learning, and success. We aim to create a safe space where everyone belongs and can contribute to the organization in a way that is authentic and genuine to them.