• Grant Coordinator - Tabitha Foundation

    Location US-NE-Lincoln
    Posted Date 1 month ago(8/7/2019 4:12 PM)
    Regular Full-Time
    Work Hours
    Hours Per Week
  • Overview


    Motivated by Christian compassion, Tabitha delivers a continuum of exceptional and innovative Senior Care services that promote the dignity, independence and well-being of older adults.  Tabitha’s love embraces a society where everyone is valued and empowered to live life to the fullest.  Each Tabitha TEAMember upholds the mission and standards of Tabitha.




    The Grant Coordinator contributes to the success of Tabitha by identifying grant opportunities and managing the development of the grant and proposal process.  This TEAMember strives to uphold Tabitha’s LIVE2Care Culture and actively embraces Tabitha’s Core Values. By doing so, the TEAMember supports Tabitha goals related to the dignity, respect, independence, competence, autonomy, personal comfort, safety and security of Seniors/clients/residents (hereinafter, “Seniors/clients”).  In addition, the TEAMember contributes to the success of Tabitha through ongoing collaboration with community members, family members, TEAMembers, management, volunteers and others in the organization.



    1. Coordinates all aspects of the grant writing process and develops long-term strategies for researching, identifying, and soliciting grant funding sources that match Tabitha’s funding goals.
    2. Conducts research and writes proposals to secure funded grants for services, general operations and capital projects that match with Tabitha’s funding goals.
    3. Researches opportunities for developing new grant development initiatives and innovations.
    4. Identifies and researches corporate, foundation and governmental sources of funding.
    5. Tracks funding sources proposal requirements and application deadlines.
    6. Develops and monitors grant and report annual due date calendar.
    7. Provides regular reports on the status of projects and the appropriation and use of funds to funding sources, private donors and foundations.
    8. Maintains the grant management database and hard files.
    9. Collaborates with programs and departments to identify new grant opportunities fitting Tabitha’s strategies.
    10. Develops and maintains working relationships with program and development TEAMembers.
    11. Monitors and assists program TEAMembers with program initiation and team coordination.
    12. Monitors and assists program TEAMembers in meeting Tabitha standards and compliance with grant and contract requirements.
    13. Creates grant development resources for Tabitha and educates TEAMembers about grants.



    1. Prioritizes work load to ensure that all essential functions are addressed effectively, making appropriate adjustments throughout each day and each work week to meet changing and/or competing priorities when necessary. May work more than 40 hours in any given work week, based on the needs of Tabitha, the department, projects and/or deadlines.
    2. Utilizes strength and stamina to carry out all essential functions safely and effectively. Willingly takes on additional duties and works as long as necessary during times of peak workload. Adaptable and flexible, capable of working collaboratively with TEAMembers to achieve overall goals and objectives.
    3. Demonstrates good judgement, excellent organizational skills and ability to adjust to changing work needs.
    4. Complies with HIPAA regulations regarding privacy by insuring that Protected Health Information (PHI) is safeguarded at all times. In addition, maintains a high level of confidentiality regarding any matter pertaining to any Tabitha Seniors/clients.
    5. Consistently uses strength, dexterity, agility and good body mechanics when performing essential functions. Follows appropriate safety and infection control policies and procedures of Tabitha and/or community and regulatory agencies.
    6. Assures reports of all broken and malfunctioning equipment are made in a timely manner.
    7. Follows disaster plans and uses strength and agility during participation in preparedness drills and actual emergencies. Maintains a safe work environment.
    8. Follows Tabitha protocol for submission of completed documentation as it pertains to time records, expense accounts, donor records, event records and all other similar documentation required by Tabitha.
    9. Completes required training and in-services promptly. Demonstrates understanding of the course content and implements training in daily activities. 
    10. Considers all factors and takes appropriate action, making good decisions that contribute to the success of the department. Makes decisions about matters of importance, including decisions regarding complex issues.
    11. Performs work duties within the assigned work environment related to the position, as assigned by Tabitha, regardless of TEAMember preference.
    12. Maintains courteous relationship with members of management, direct reports, peers, TEAMembers of other departments, other stakeholders and volunteers, providing leadership, support and assistance as needed to ensure achievement of departmental and corporate goals. Volunteers to assist others and seeks opportunities to serve Tabitha.
    13. Participates in meetings/in-services, both on a departmental level and on a company level.
    14. Maintains a good record of attendance and punctuality as defined by Tabitha’s policy pertaining to attendance and punctuality. Records all time worked accurately and consistently using the timekeeping method provided by Tabitha.
    15. Complies with Tabitha policies and procedures as published by Tabitha and which may be modified at Tabitha’s discretion. Contributes to quality assurance and performance improvement activities by identifying instances of non-compliance and taking appropriate action, including reporting violations of Tabitha policy or regulations as appropriate.
    16. Acts with integrity and in the best interest of Tabitha. Business relationships are conducted in the best interest of Tabitha, free of gifts, cash inducements, gratuities, favors, or other perceived improper inducements.
    17. Willingly completes other duties as assigned.




    Core Values
    As a member of the Tabitha team, I will…


    …extend unwavering Christian compassion


    …build relationships rooted in love, because love matters


    …identify, clarify and anticipate needs to exceed expectations


    …create an atmosphere of teamwork


    …nurture an environment of innovation and growth


    …demonstrate confidence, boldness and determination


    …devote our time, talent and treasures


    …recognize and encourage all accomplishments big and small



    COMMUNICATION: Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the English language as well as terminology and jargon specific to the job. Understands written and verbal instructions. Expert level written and verbal communication skills with strong presentation skills. Sufficient fluency to be able to train TEAMembers, explain complex problems to vendors, hold a conversation, conduct or participate in meetings, compose professional e-mails or other written communication, complete documentation requirements of the job and interact with donors, community members, management, vendors, state officials, TEAMembers, customers, volunteers and managers effectively. Ability to recognize and interpret non-verbal cues. Ability to respond calmly and clearly to emergencies and emotional situations. Ability to work with spreadsheets, software and perform complex mental tasks.  Ability to interpret and analyze data that includes financial, statistical and industry information.  Facilitates departmental meetings as needed to keep TEAMembers informed of business and department changes.


    WORKSITE CONDITIONS: Works indoors in a facility maintained by Tabitha that will typically be in good repair, clean, well ventilated and well lit.  Work is performed in a standard office setting. Works under daily and hourly deadlines, requiring uninterrupted periods of intense activity.  Frequent exposure to interruptions and changes in priorities. Works beyond normal scheduled hours and on weekends and holidays when assigned. Is subject to extended hours or callback during emergency conditions or based upon needs of the organization. Subject to ever changing work priorities and multiple conflicting deadlines/goals. 


    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to gain access to the work area and then safely perform the duties of the job while utilizing standard and specialized equipment, including but not limited to the equipment described below. Ability to move about the work area. Ability to work at a computer for hours at a time. Frequent periods of intense activity, but rare need for physical strength or physical exertion. Must have the ability to spot errors or to sense when data output contains an error. Vision and hearing within normal limits (with or without correction). Must have unrestricted lift/push/pull ability and pass a 25 - pound physical exam demonstrating strength and agility prior to employment and at Tabitha’s discretion.


    EQUIPMENT USAGE: Standard and specialized equipment including laptop, PC, tablet, photocopier, scanner, fax machine, elevator, projector, telephone, and television. 


    AGE REQUIREMENT: At least age 18.


    EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree required. 


    EXPERIENCE: Demonstrated experience in obtaining grants from non-profits, charities, and other philanthropic organizations.


    CREDENTIALS: Valid Nebraska Driver’s license (unless otherwise allowed by law) and a good driving record required. Must possess auto insurance at or above Nebraska statutory requirements.




    Tabitha Health Care Services is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, creed, gender, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all employment practices and decisions including recruitment, selection, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, compensation, benefits, and the termination of employment. 

    Furthermore, Tabitha Health Care Services will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship, safety, and/or health risk. Please contact Tabitha Health Care Services Human Resources Department to request an accommodation.

    As a government contractor, the organization has adopted written Affirmative Action Plans for women and minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. These plans will be revised on an annual basis. Tabitha Health Care Services is committed to making a good-faith effort toward achieving the objectives of the Plans. Any employee who would like to review the Plans may do so by scheduling an appointment with the Human Resources Department during normal business hours.


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