Grants Analyst

Grand Rapids, MI, US
Feb 23, 2021
Join National Heritage Academies (NHA) as a Grants Analyst. You will be an active part of a high functioning, fast moving team and play a critical role in supporting school and student needs. This position will report directly to the Intervention Services Manager in the Financial Services group and will be responsible to apply for, track, and analyze federal and state grants on behalf of our schools. To be successful in this position, you will need to be a motivated and knowledgeable problem-solver, monitor spending and reporting as it relates to budget, have top-notch organizational and time-management skills, driven to actively seek out information, have a passion for customer service, and be possess a strong combination of both technical and interpersonal skills.

About Us

NHA is a charter school management company that operates 90 schools across nine states serving over 60,000 students in Kindergarten through 12th grade. Founded in 1995 and based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, NHA is one of the nation's leading for-profit charter school management organizations.

NHA's system of schools is designed to eliminate the achievement gap and provide a public school choice to families so their children are prepared for success in high school, college, and beyond. With a commitment to hard work, good citizenship, and personal responsibility, students experience a safe, secure learning environment where achievement thrives. A passion and dedication to the mission of serving children and partnering with communities to provide an excellent educational experience permeates the culture of our organization.

Your Role

  • Work collaboratively with schools and other departments to build intervention program budgets.
  • Create grant applications and amendments based on unique school and student needs for multiple schools and funding sources.
  • Evaluate and monitor grant budgets to ensure sustainability and program alignment.
  • Oversee coordination and monitoring of the allowable use of school intervention costs.
  • Evaluate, monitor, and provide guidance regarding grant compliance to ensure adherence to federal and state requirements.
  • Responsible for financial and programmatic report writing and submission to state departments of education.
  • Acquire and maintain expertise regarding applicable federal, state, local laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Advocate for schools' needs with departments of education, school boards and chartering authorizers.
  • Utilize multiple company and state data, financial, and grant systems and platforms.
  • Communicate clearly to teammates, schools, vendors, Service Center departments, and state departments of education while providing excellent customer service.
  • Support schools and teammates through federal and state programmatic audits.
  • Assess complex situations and provide solutions both independently and through a comprehensive team approach.
  • Adhere to strict confidentiality regarding sensitive information.


  • 1-3 Years of experience in business, accounting, or related field.
  • A minimum of a bachelor's degree is required; accounting or related field is preferred.
  • Self-directed and highly motivated.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience working in interdependent teams requiring strong collaborative skills.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office products, especially Excel.
  • Ability to analyze and summarize large amounts of data for customers.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at a time and adhere to strict timelines and due dates.

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National Heritage Academies is an equal opportunity employer.


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