Grants Analyst

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 that is interested in working with a fast-paced, dynamic team to identify and secure grant funding for critical projects in communities across the country.

Under the direct supervision of Senior Grants Team personnel, the Grants Analyst will have the chance to work directly 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 federal funding!

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 training a Grant Analyst and supporting their growth and advancement within the firm.

Position Objective:

Directly contribute to the overall success of the firm’s efforts to secure federal, state and foundation funding for communities across the country.

Basic Functions and Responsibilities, including, but not limited to:

  • Investigate and identify prospective funding sources and programs to support the Firms client base.
  •   Assist with the preparation and submission of applications to Federal, State and Foundation funders.
  •  Help determine prospective funding sources with client priorities.
  • 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.
  •  Support the development of weekly grant publications, funding guides and funding opportunity summaries.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Grants Team.

Education:

At a minimum, candidates will have earned a Bachelor of Arts or Science in political science, public policy, public administration, economics, English, history, environmental sciences, urban planning, or related disciplines. Preferred candidates will be working towards or have earned an MA/MPA/MPP or related disciplines. Candidates must be available to work full time.

Requirements:

  •  Accuracy in written correspondence, record keeping and ability to work under deadlines is critical.
  • 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, Power Point, Excel, Outlook, Adobe, and internet functions.
  • Ability to format and manipulate documents without guidance is essential.

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 the available TFG’s Grants Analyst position, please send your resume, cover letter, and writing sample to recruiter@tfgnet.com and indicate your availability. The subject line of your email should contain the words "Grants Analyst."  

 

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