CareQuest Institute for Oral Health

St. Cloud, Minnesota

Remote Position within USA

Date Posted

August 9, 2023

Job Category

The Grants and Program Associate is responsible for coordinating, managing and executing activities related to programs and initiatives of the grant making arm of the CareQuest Institute for Oral Health. The position will include implementation the current grants strategy, management of a specific grant making portfolio, and support of the OPEN network transition to self-sustainability.


  • Provide program support to the Foundation’s grantees and program partners.
  • Manage the grants portfolio.
  • Assist in developing and executing the annual program goals and objectives of the Foundation.
  • Balance the programmatic demands of each area and focus on creating the maximum number of successful products or outcomes possible.
  • Work with grantees to review and refine progress for which the grant was rewarded.
  • Develop a plan for next grant, review and assess needs (including helping them find the next source for their grants, transition – Community Center goal).
  • Support grantees through process of inputting their proposals into Fluxx.
  • Management Flux workflow – moves grants to proposal, internal review, final review, letters, reports and results.
  • Check-in calls with grantees.
  • Help to design and support convening’s (transitional in 2019 to business operations).
  • Other duties as needed or required.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Healthcare Administration (or related field) or equivalent, relevant work experience.
  • 3 years’ experience in Grants and Programs management.
  • Well-organized and superior organizational, written and oral communication skills, particularly presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of the health care industry.
  • Well-organized and superior organizational, written and oral communication skills, particularly presentation skills.
  • Proficient with general computer software including Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Proven problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to make good judgment conclusions based on data available with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize multiple tasks with tight deadlines.
  • Attends additional training as requested/deemed necessary

Application Process

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About the Organization

CareQuest Institute for Oral Health is a national nonprofit championing a more equitable future where every person can reach their full potential through optimal health. We operate as a catalyst for systems change, bringing forth ideas and solutions to create a more accessible, equitable, and integrated health system for everyone. We do this through our work in grantmaking, research, health improvement programs, policy and advocacy, and education, as well as our leadership in dental benefits, care delivery, and innovation advancements. But we don’t do it alone. Collaboration and partnership are key to achieving our mission — to improve the oral health of all. We collaborate with thought leaders, health care providers, patients, and local, state, and federal stakeholders to accelerate oral health care transformation and create a system designed for everyone.

As people with purpose, we solve problems in a flexible and efficient way, testing to create new solutions and delivering measurable outcomes for the people we serve. In this time of disruption, intense competition, and great opportunity, our leadership team is focused on reshaping the oral health system and improving the lives of millions of Americans.


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