Grants Manager

| USA | Remote
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Transfr is on a mission to create alternative pathways to career success. Our hands-on simulation-based training provides people with the skills they need to enter or reenter the workforce, enabling them to have a better quality of life. Our technology gives immersive training that the user absorbs much more readily than video tutorials, slide presentations, and other training methods.

We believe the future starts with innovative workplace training and hands-on skills development. We’re building bridges between schools, workplaces, and governments to make jobs more accessible and create a better tomorrow, today. 

This is an exciting time! Demand for VR skills-based training has never been higher. Our startup is in hyper growth mode, scaling in every direction. We are looking for people that possess a true love for learning and have a burning desire to contribute to outcomes that change the world.

In the role of a Grants Manager at Transfr, you will assist our workforce development, education and nonprofit partners with securing grant funding to bring exemplary programs to life. As a result, the work that you do will have a positive, measurable impact on both individuals and communities. 

The ideal candidate for this position is collaborative, curious, creative, compassionate, and accountable. This role requires a willingness to learn daily, a knack for developing organizational processes, the ability to receive and improve upon feedback, and the desire to serve others.

Note: This role is fully remote and offers opportunities for travel to NYC and Salt Lake City offices.


  • Manage the writing process through the submission of at least 60 grant applications annually
  • Provide expertise about regional and federal funding programs to teammates 
  • Responsible for pitching program models internally and externally that align with different funding models
  • Responsible for assisting clients with determining program goals according to the funding source 
  • Responsible for working closely with the Customer Success Team to ensure grant metrics are tracked and achieved and that the program is sustainable beyond the grant period
  • Provide superior customer service to organizations looking to collaborate on grant and/or funding opportunities 


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Experience securing federal, state, and private funding models for education and workforce development programs
  • Ability to communicate dense information in a compelling and succinct form to multiple different types of stakeholders
  • Excellent research, organizational, and communications skills with a demonstrated ability to write clearly, factually, and persuasively 
  • Ability to deliver initiatives from conception through completion
  • Ability to develop new ideas and creative solutions

What we offer

The base salary range for this position is expected to be between $65,000 and $75,000, with the actual base salary amount dependent on a number of factors, including but not limited to a candidate’s credentials, relevant experience, and primary job location. In addition to salary this role is eligible for additional company benefits such as stock options, 401(k), paid vacation and sick time, and medical/dental/vision insurance.

In Closing:

If you're looking to make a big difference in the lives of others, we invite you to join us on our mission to make learning more intuitive by helping individuals develop the skills they need for career success. 


Be a part of creating pathways to prosperity by helping to develop training simulations to teach skills that lead to well-paying jobs, for all.


At Transfr, we embrace diversity because it breeds innovation. Transfr is an equal opportunity employer that participates in E-Verify committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants, consultants, and employees, and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


**Must be authorized to work in the United States without restriction**

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Transfr operates in the Edtech industry. The company is located in New York City, NY. Transfr was founded in 2017. It has 180 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Hiring practices that promote diversity, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance and Health insurance. To see all 4 open jobs at Transfr, click here.
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