Program Coordinator, Henry County Community Foundation

Title (Position): 
Program Coordinator
Organization Name: 
Henry County Community Foundation

The Henry County Community Foundation program coordinator is a full-time position responsible for the administration of the community foundation’s grantmaking program and scholarship services. Qualified individuals must possess excellent organizational, computer, and people skills. Nonprofit experience is preferred. A bachelor’s degree is required. 


  • Employed by: The Board of Directors of the Henry County Community Foundation, Inc.
  • Responsible to: President
  • Status: Full-time; Exempt
  • Purpose of the Position: Responsible for all facets of Grant Management for the Foundation

Principal Responsibilities

  1. Manage grantmaking and distribution functions for funds of the Foundation, including working with grant committees, local board leadership, applicants, grantees, and donors.
  2. Oversee, implement, and maintain computerized information managements system’s grant tracking module and database as it relates to grants and scholarship programs.
  3. Maintain communication with boards, donors, grantees, and communities-at-large concerning grantmaking.
  4. Maintain a working knowledge of and professional working relationship in grantmaking. Identify critical issues. Encourage proposals that address these issues and that also advance related Foundation grantmaking goals.
  5. Monitor grantee performance and conduct post-grant evaluations to ensure the accountability of the grantmaking process.
  6. Develop scholarship information, application forms and processes which assure access and accountability, as well as innovative methods to publicize the scholarship program and serve potential and existing recipients.
  7. Distribute grants from all designated funds.
  8. Notify fund representative, annually, of spending policy allocation.
  9. Inform donor advisors of grant opportunities available from competitive grant cycle.
  10. Assist in the collection of grant and scholarship data for the annual report
  11. Prepare articles and press releases on the grantmaking and scholarship distribution of the Foundation.
  12. Fulfill other duties as assigned by the President.
  13. Adhere to the ethical and Operational Standards for Indiana Community Foundations.



  • Minimum: Bachelor’s Degree
  • Preferred: Three years’ work experience in charitable field

Skills and Attributes

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Proficient knowledge of computers and current software programs
  • Ability to work with diverse groups of people
  • Ability to effectively work independently and as a team member
  • Record of integrity and dependability
  • Understand and maintain confidentiality
  • Interest in improving the quality of life in Henry County


  • Five (5) days paid vacation per year; Ten (10) days paid vacation after two years;
  • Fifteen (15) days after five years
  • Five (5) days paid sick leave per year
  • Ten (10) paid holidays per year:
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance

Expenses paid for: Job related meetings, conferences, seminars, Registration fees, meals, lodging and mileage. 

How To Apply

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter & resume with references by mail or e-mail to: HCCF Program Coordinator, PO Box 6006, New Castle, IN –

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.