Job Opening: Grants and Financial Coordinator 


Posting date: June 27, 2024

Grants and Financial Coordinator (Full-time, Hybrid), Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP)

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP), a research-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is seeking a highly organized self-starter to fill the position of Grants and Financial Coordinator. The position combines the functions of grant administration, financial administration, and office management. The position is based in Washington, DC with a flexible, hybrid schedule. UHRP strives to maintain a diverse and welcoming work environment, and welcomes applications from people from a variety of backgrounds.

Key responsibilities of the Coordinator include:

Grant administration 

  • Coordinating grant reporting, including narrative and financial reports
  • Supporting development of grant proposals

Office and financial management

  • Ensuring smooth functioning of office systems, Google Workspace, software subscriptions, and office equipment 
  • Administering payroll and other accounts payable as well as accounts receivable
  • Working with an outside accounting and bookkeeping firm, to administer monthly account reconciliations, budget projections, and tax filings
  • Maintaining donation records and issuing donation receipts
  • Other administrative duties supporting UHRP’s research, communications and advocacy  

Additional responsibilities

  • Tracking activities and achievements for reports to donors and the Board of Directors
  • Preparing budget and financial reports for the Board of Directors
  • UHRP welcomes candidates with additional skills and experience that can contribute to supporting UHRP research, communications and advocacy


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Ability to coordinate team efforts and ensure that deadlines are met
  • Proficiency in Google Workspace functions or willingness to obtain intensive training 
  • Ability to quickly gain competence in other software applications as needed

Additional desirable qualifications (one or more):

  • One to five years experience in non-profit or small business environments
  • Experience in grant administration and developing funding proposals
  • Experience in managing budgets and financial systems

To Apply: The position starting date is on or after June 30, 2024. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Please provide a letter of interest, describing your reasons for wishing to work with the UHRP team, along with a resume, addressed to “Hiring Manager,” at Thank you for your interest!