Grants Analyst

Position Overview

The Ferguson Group (TFG) is a bipartisan government relations consulting firm headquartered in Washington, DC, that represents the largest number of local governments of any firm in Washington. We are searching for a motivated Grants Analyst interested in working with a fast-paced, dynamic team to identify and secure grant funding for critical projects in communities across the country. This position can be based in Washington D.C. or remotely throughout the United States.

Under the direct supervision of Senior Grants Division personnel, the Grants Analyst will have the chance to work alongside TFG partners and staff with decades of experience in public service and government relations who are working to make a direct and meaningful impact in communities across the U.S. The Grants Analyst will experience all aspects of the federal funding process, from identifying funding opportunities to securing grants!

This position’s contributions are critical to helping us achieve objectives such as providing needed water, wastewater and transportation infrastructure; supporting public safety and health efforts; protecting waterways and endangered species; addressing various environmental issues; rejuvenating neglected industrial areas into sustainable, vibrant economic communities; developing economic revitalization plans for blighted cities or neighborhoods; and aiding communities with disaster response and recovery. TFG values its employees and is committed to providing training and support for growth and advancement within the firm.

Responsibilities

Overall, the Grants Analyst will directly contribute to the overall success of the firm’s efforts to identify and secure federal, state and foundation funding for communities across the country. Responsibilities of the Grants Analyst will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Investigate and identify prospective funding sources and programs to support the Firm's client base.
  • Prepare general and customized funding reports for clients.
  • Prepare daily grant alerts.
  • Maintain grant database and assist with implementing efficiency efforts.
  • Assist with the preparation and submission of applications to Federal, State and Foundation funders.
  • Search previous and current appropriate bills for critical information pertaining to Federal grants.
  • Monitor and track the release of funding opportunities.
  • Maintain grant calendars for clients.
  • Develop relationships with funding agency staff.
  • Support the development of weekly grant publications.
  • Other duties as assigned by members of the Grants Division.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science in political science, public policy, public administration, economics, English, history, environmental sciences, urban planning, or related disciplines.
  • Must be available to work full-time.
  • Preferred applicants will have 1-2 years’ experience researching and identifying federal funding.
  • Must be able to meet competing deadlines and adhere to project schedules.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in a remote work environment.
  • Demonstrates willingness and desire to take initiative and problem-solve.
  • Accuracy in written correspondence and record keeping.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex documents and instructions.
  • Excellent grammar and strong research skills.
  • Ability to understand and analyze project budgets.
  • Must be highly detail-oriented, organized and able to work effectively under pressure.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple competing deadlines.
  • Proficient in researching, interpreting, and analyzing diverse data. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently to achieve stated goals. 
  • Ability to use independent judgment effectively. 
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Adobe, and Internet functions.
  • Ability to format and manipulate documents without guidance is essential.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary commensurate with work experience and qualifications.
  • Robust benefits package including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off.
  • Professional development opportunities to enhance skills and advance career growth.
  • A collaborative and supportive work environment dedicated to making a positive impact in the community.
  • Ample remote working opportunities.

How to Apply

TFG requires all applicants to submit a policy-related writing sample or an excerpt from a previously submitted successful grant application. Sample not to exceed two pages. If you are interested in TFG’s Grants Analyst position, please send your (1) resume (2) cover letter and (3) writing sample to recruiter@tfgnet.com. The subject line of your email should contain the words "Application - Grants Analyst."

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Suite 700 
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