Grant Writer/Project Coordinator


Outstanding Clients, Diverse People, Growing Company

VAA, named one of the Top 200 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune, offers multi-discipline engineering services to owners, contractors and architects throughout the United States and Canada. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, we design commercial spaces along with agribusiness and industrial bulk-commodity processing facilities coast-to-coast for clients from the Fortune 500 to local cooperatives and brands.

Position Details

Grant Writer/Project Coordinator
Twin Cities Metro
Minneapolis, MN

VAA has an opening for an experienced Grant Writer/Project Coordinator to identify and apply for various grants that meet the organization’s needs and oversee the grant application process from beginning to end including writing proposals and reports, collecting data, and proposing budgets.


  • Research various types of grants available and the criteria to qualify for each. 
  • Discusses available sources of funding with administrative managers. 
  • Compiles necessary information for the application process through collaboration with other employees, database research, and other factfinding actions and meetings. 
  • Drafts and completes grant applications according to application requirements. 
  • Ensures grant is submitted on time and within application parameters. 
  • Completes all documents, forms, or reports required by the grant. 
  • Coordinates the monitoring and evaluation of programs and projects that are funded by grants. 
  • Develops and maintains master files on grants and paperwork connected to programs funded by grants. 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or equivalent. 
  • At least five years of experience in grant writing experience.


Flexible schedules, competitive compensation, medical, dental, vision, disability, 401(k), profit-sharing, paid holidays, PTO, wellness programs, LinkedIn Learning subscription, paid parental leave, professional development opportunities and more.

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