Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Grant Manager in Villanova, Pennsylvania

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Grant Manager

Villanova/King of Prussia, PA

The Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health External Affairs office, located in Villanova, Pa., has an immediate opening for an experienced, enthusiastic and creative professional to join our team as a Grant Manager. The Grant Manager will pursue an ambitious grant-seeking agenda and will have direct

r esponsibility for identifying, preparing, submitting and stewarding all external grants, both through private foundations and corporate/government sources, for regional (Pennsylvania and New Jersey), as well as national needs. At the direction of the National Director of Development, the Grant Manager will support the acquisition of grant funding to support other Devereux regional initiatives.

Essential functions and responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with Devereux leadership to identify strategic priorities of interest to the grants community and leads multi-disciplinary teams of high-level professionals (internal and external) to acquire the necessary program, budget and outcomes information to develop successful grant proposals.

  • Identifies potential opportunities for Center collaboration, as well as funding sources that support program initiatives that cross over geographic locations.

  • Coordinates and maintains an annual calendar of planned and ad-hoc grant development activities, as well as stewardship and reporting deadlines.

  • Responsible for the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of submitted grants, including adherence to relevant federal, state and local regulations.

  • Monitors changes/trends in the grant development environment (regulatory, political, higher education, economic, etc.) and determines resulting implications for Devereux.

  • Serves as internal resource/expert regarding grant development trends, models and best practices.

  • Conduct the foundation and competitive grant application process from start to finish, researching and cultivating grant sources; researching and writing grant applications, stewarding completed applications; and helping to implement and close out all grants.

  • Provide technical assistance, research and guidance to National and Center development staff in identifying potential opportunities for grant preparation and funding sources to support program initiatives.

  • Manage, create, monitor and refine systems to track submission of grant proposals, maintain donor/prospect information.

Organization Profile

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental Health, and child welfare.

We employ more than 7,000 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.

Additional Details

The primary purpose of Devereux is to provide quality service to those entrusted to our care by their families, guardians, agencies, and other designated parties. The most critical resource we have to accomplish this task is our employees. No intervention can be implemented without the assistance of competent employees who are physically and mentally prepared to carry out this tremendous responsibility.

For this reason, in addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare benefits program to eligible full-time employees, family members, and domestic partners. Health and welfare programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services, and an Employee Assistance / Work Life Balance Program, as well as generous time-off policies, and a 403 B retirement plan. Additionally, voluntary, employee paid, Vision and Supplemental Life Insurance are available to FT employees.

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Grant writing, writing, development, fundraising, grant management, foundation, steward, donors, research, charitable giving, public relations

It is the intent of Devereux to continue to offer these benefits; however, we reserve the right to change or stop them at any time, with or without notice.


  • Bachelor’s degree is required.

  • Additional technical training in Grant writing, charitable giving and or Public Relations preferred.

  • A minimum of two to five years’ experience in writing grants, conducting research, establishing and monitoring systems to tracks grant proposals, and managing associated databases.

  • Experience working in a not-for-profit, health care environment preferred.

  • Must demonstrate ability to provide consultative services to National and Center Management and Development staff.