Welcome to the Albany County Grant Manager’s webpage.
The main duties of the Grants Manger is to develop, prepare, and submit grant proposals to federal and state agencies for the various departments of Albany County by working with prospective county grant project directors to develop and write proposals. The Grants Manager also has to manage and keep in compliance the various grants including, report writing, file maintenance, preparation for payment of grant expenditures and tracking of grant revenues. The Grants Manager coordinates training of grant program and project directors in policies and practices relating to personnel fiscal purchasing, and other resource management requirements; facilitate improvements in procedural efficiencies and effectiveness. The Grants Manager conducts research on various federal and state grant programs as well as providing technical assistance for other grant proposal writers.
Most of us know what grants are, how they work and how they can benefit our organization. Most people also know that they are time-consuming to write, can cause a lot of anxiety during the writing process, and can be difficult to manage. People that are new to the grant writing process can get confused easily in the process and wonder where they go to get those grants that they hear about, and how they are supposed to find the time to manage them? Learning some valuable tips and rules in the grant writing process will help you become more comfortable and familiar with the process of writing and managing grants.
Every year, millions of dollars are set aside by the federal agencies for grants and loans to City, County, State and Tribal Governments as well as non-profit organizations, schools, and other entities. The links below will assist you in the grant writing process as well as give you very helpful information on what types of grants are available.
Provides information on writing a grant proposal, including the basic components of a proposal, initial proposal development and information on guidelines and literature.
Provides information on general sources of funding including websites and books.
Grant Writing Sample Materials
Provides samples in the grant writing process including the inquiry letter, request for proposal, grant proposal, and letter of support.
This is a profile on Albany County’s demographics, economics, and housing.
Upcoming Grants Events
This link gives the dates and times of upcoming grant events in Albany County.
Provides information on where the grants department is at the current moment which includes the number of grants currently being processed.