Grants Manager

DVAA is seeking dynamic candidates for the regular part-time position of Grants Manager

This is an exciting time for arts programming in the Upper Delaware Valley/Sullivan Catskill region. With immense talent that is both locally based and engaged in the area, the arts are central part of our area’s identity. Our audiences are informed and curious, with a strong interest in high-caliber offerings.

As DVAA’s Grants Manager you will administer DVAA’s two re-grantmaking programs in Sullivan County – Arts for Sullivan and the Sullivan County Arts and Heritage Grants program – you will actively engage with artists and arts organizations across Sullivan County to cultivate a diverse pool of applicants and ensure an equitable and inclusive grant review process.

Additionally, you will administer DVAA’s advocacy of the grantee and the broader area’s cultural activities and coordinate DVAA’s “Technical Assistance” offerings which serve to support artists and the cultural community of our region and provide access to best practices. DVAA’s two donor-funded scholarships for graduating high school students in the areas of visual art and music are also overseen by the Grants Manager.

So if you are excited about contributing to a creative collaborative environment and have a background in grants management or community arts programming, we should talk!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

As Grants Manager, you will be responsible for:

Other responsibilities include:


You are right for the job if you possess strong skills in the following areas:

Familiarity with the following areas will be an even bigger plus:


This position is on average 22 hours per week.

Compensation commensurate on experience, plus reimbursements for work-related travel and expenses.

Flex time is additionally offered to meet key deadlines and/or provide support at essential public events.

The position is performed on-site at DVAA’s 37 Main Street location where safety guidelines pertaining to COVID-19 are followed. DVAA maintains a virtual work environment to accommodate for interruption of in-person workplace.  

About DVAA

Founded in 1976, DVAA is a 501(c)3 nonprofit arts organization. Located in Narrowsburg, NY, DVAA supports artists and arts organizations in the Upper Delaware Valley and throughout Sullivan County, NY. DVAA presents engaging programs in the visual, performing, literary, and media arts.

Through year-round exhibitions and performances in the Tusten Theatre and Krause Hall as well as popular annual community arts events including the Big Eddy Film Festival and Riverfest, DVAA provides access and exposure to the arts amidst engaged and passionate audiences.

As the Arts Council of Sullivan County, DVAA is committed to advocating on behalf of and strengthening the County’s cultural community.

How to Apply

Please submit a letter and resume or C.V. (electronic submissions preferred) with a summary of demonstrable accomplishments. A portfolio demonstrating past relevant experience is also welcome.

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and will continue until a successful candidate is identified and selected. DVAA seeks to fill this position as soon as possible.

All applications and inquiries should be directed to

The Delaware Valley Arts Alliance provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.


Delaware Valley Arts Alliance


Narrowsburg, NY

Job Type:

Regular Part-time


Bachelor’s Degree


$20-$22 per hour, commensurate with experience.

Part-time staff receives a paid week off between Christmas and New Year’s Day in addition to federal and observed holidays, and two paid sick days.

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