Community Development Manager

Community & Economic Development

Concord, NH


In partnership with the New Hampshire Community Development Finance Authority (CDFA), we are seeking a skilled individual to administer Community Development Block Grant funding and act as a relationship manager with those applicants and managers of approved projects. Working with a dedicated team committed to one another and the mission to serve New Hampshire communities, the Community Development Manager will manage grant making, contract process, compliance, and respond to customer needs.


Key Responsibilities:

-Respond to questions and needs of potential applicants, grantees, the general public, and internal staff.

-Perform analysis of applications for funding/financing, including organizational capacity, community development purpose, assessment of financial viability, impact of proposed project, relative scoring, and conduct site visits.

-Prepare and present written and oral analysis and recommendation for decision-making boards or committees.

-Ultimate responsibility for securing needed information and for the completeness and accuracy of required grant documentation.

-Review and approve requests for disbursements.

-Review and report on project monitoring, managing contract amendments as needed.

-Monitor critical information such as compliance deadlines, funding changes, and reporting.


Contact Jen Campanaro, or 207-289-3136, for more information or to have a confidential conversation about the opportunity.

Smith & Wilkinson