Grant Analyst

Dallas CASA
March 14, 2024
Dallas, Texas
Job Type


Dallas CASA is a Court Appointed Special Advocate for children assigned to the Dallas County Courts due to abuse or neglect. Our mission is to protect children, restore childhoods, and help child victims of abuse and neglect achieve their full potential.


The Grant Analyst will be responsible for all aspects of the Federal, State, and County Government grants, which includes all aspects of grant compliance, reporting agency activities and grant reporting. This position is also responsible for maintaining statistical information for Dallas CASA. While grant management is the key role and responsibility, the incumbent would be expected to also be responsible for the Accounts Payable function for Dallas CASA.


  • Prepare all government, National CASA and Junior League grant applications, including budget creation, and maintain the government grants files.
  • Prepare all government grant requests for reimbursement, and required reports, includes pulling information from and creating ad hoc reports in case management system and financial software.
  • Prepare any necessary budget revisions for the government grants by analyzing current spend and forecasting future costs.
  • Ensure all activities charged to grants are compliant: procurement of expenses, timekeeping of staff, allowable vs. unallowable costs etc.
  • Working with other staff, provide accurate, timely, and clear reports to the President and CEO, Board and other staff as requested, including the quarterly dashboard.
  • Be knowledgeable of other non-government grant awards/purposes to ensure no duplicate requests.
  • Deposit cash and checks the agency receives daily.
  • Perform accounts payable duties weekly, including entering invoices and printing checks, policy enforcement, and audit trails for employee expense reimbursements.
  • Research financial policies as requested.
  • Manage and assist with projects relating to Finance.
  • Gather the Agency’s and other child welfare statistical data and create a repository database of all of Dallas CASA’s current and historical data for grant requests, the annual report, the budget, and other board reporting.
  • Design and create reports and charts to best report on Dallas CASA’s statistics.
  • Assist with documentation for agency organizational and financial audits as requested.
  • Attend Finance Committee and Dallas Endowment Fund Board meetings and take minutes.


  • Cross train on other Finance and Development positions.
  • Assist with front desk reception and incoming calls as needed.
  • Assist with special events and attend staff meetings.
  • Participate in programs of public recognition for volunteer advocates.
  • In accordance with the Dallas CASA team philosophy, the person filling this position may occasionally be required to carry out or assist with other tasks in addition to the duties listed in this job description.


  • A college degree is required in finance or a relevant discipline.
  • Experience with finance/development/accounting is a plus.
  • Proficiency in the following: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Experience with Blackbaud and Financial Edge preferred.
  • Experience with Optima or other case management system and/or Salesforce preferred.
  • Possesses exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Possesses excellent proofing and editing skills.
  • Flexible and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast paced, changing environment.
  • Performs with a high degree of accuracy. Is consistent, dependable and accurate and demonstrates a high level of initiative.
  • Ability to maintain highest levels of confidentiality when dealing with proprietary, volunteer, donor, client, and staff information as well as sensitive situations.
  • Impeccable organizational and communication skills, including a positive, professional attitude and demeanor.


This position has no direct supervisory responsibility.


  • This would require the ability to lift 20 pounds minimum for lifting files and office supplies, open filing cabinets and to transport materials to and from meetings, presentations and to other locations as needed.
  • Intermittent physical activities that include driving, bending, reaching, sitting and walking during working hours.


This position may require some travel. Must have reliable transportation with a current valid Texas driver's license and state mandated automobile insurance for travel to and from meetings and presentations.


PLEASE NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.

Application Instructions

Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Mandi Navarro.

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