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CLOSED - Safe and Clean Grant Coordinator - Keep Cincinnati Beauitful

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Green Umbrella

Posted on Tuesday, July 4, 2023

Organization: Keep Cincinnati Beautiful 

About the position:


Keep Cincinnati Beautiful (KCB) is seeking a Safe and Clean Grant Coordinator to join a forward thinking, growing Cincinnati non-profit that makes our region cleaner, safer, healthier and more connected. KCB’s mission is to empower all Cincinnatians to build community and create a positive future through revitalization, education, and mobilization.

Job Description:

Keep Cincinnati Beautiful seeks an enthusiastic, inclusive, community-minded individual to conduct community outreach and administer the Safe & Clean Neighborhood Fund. The City of Cincinnati Safe & Clean Neighborhood Fund is designed to support and encourage community-based efforts to improve safety, eliminate blight, and increase livability through neighborhood-level problem-solving approaches and projects. Historically these resources are dispersed as grants to neighborhood groups four times per year. Note: This position is contingent upon the annual City of Cincinnati budget, fiscal year running July 1st-June 30th.


The Safe and Clean Grant Coordinator is a full-time position (32 hours/week), with benefits. The pay range is $22-24 per hour, based on experience and they report directly to the Development Manager. Keep Cincinnati Beautiful staff are currently working in a hybrid remote/in-person setting. This position includes mileage reimbursement.

Non-monetary benefits:

● Sick leave accrual of approx. 1 day per month, up to 90 days

● Flexible work schedule & hybrid setup (Work from home, office, and in the field) ● Networking opportunities with professionals and community organizations ● Some KCB-branded attire provided

Key Responsibilities

Administration of Safe & Clean Funds:

● Market, coordinate, disperse, and manage ~$500,000 of grant funding annually for community driven projects.

● Provide support for grantees and prospective grantees, maintain communication and conduct site visits throughout the grant period.

● Maintain organized records of grant applications, awards, invoices, and reports.

● Coordinate reviews of grant applicants with the Safe & Clean Committee following application deadlines.

● Ensure that grant projects comply with program guidelines for expenditure, funding, and accountability.

Organization-Wide Support:

● Collaborate with fellow team members to implement cross-program initiatives.

● Assist with organization-wide fundraising and volunteer events including Cincy Block Party, Love Thy ‘Nati Celebration, Breakfast of Champions, and volunteer cleanups.

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience:

● Bachelor’s Degree is recommended, but not required.

● At least 1-2 years of experience in grant-making, nonprofit sector grant management or administration.

● Preferred: Experience working with City Council, City Administration, and grass-roots organizations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

● Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

● Ability to build inclusive relationships with a wide range of people, including community, government, and corporate partners.

● Organized, detail-oriented, and the ability to multi-task.

● Ability to manage and balance complex budgets.

● Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite.

● Driven self-starter dedicated to making everything they touch the best it can be.

● Familiarity with submission management systems.

● Ability to work flexible hours, with occasional evening and weekend engagements.

● Knowledge of the principles and practices of public and business administration.

● Knowledge of the organization, functions and activities of the various sectors of the City, and those of other governmental agencies.

● Ability to prepare meaningful and informative special and regular financial and statistical reports.

Characteristics of a KCB team member:

● Clear Communicator – We value open and honest communication as a means of creating efficiency, understanding and progress.

● Respectful – We take great pride in our team, starting with a foundation of trust and respect.

● Problem Solver – We anticipate problems, seek new solutions, and always do our best.

● Community Minded – We take great pride in our work and community.

● Mindful – Practice warmth and genuine connection with others.

● Relentless – We love life and work and know our purpose in it.

● Team Player – We step up and ask, “How can I help?”.

● Reliable – We hold ourselves and others to high standards and are serious about our culture.

● Inclusive – We celebrate diversity and welcome inclusivity to foster belonging.

● Trustworthy – We say what we mean and do what we say.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until July 21st.

Send a PDF of your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:


As an equal opportunity employer, Keep Cincinnati Beautiful is strongly committed to growing and retaining a diverse team that creates an inclusive workplace which harnesses each voice to collectively advance KCB’s mission.

More information can be found here.