Compliance Analyst, International Grants


We believe global grantmaking should be accessible. Paragon Philanthropy helps break down the barriers to international grantmaking by empowering U.S. private foundations, donor advised funds, and public charities to make direct, affordable, informed, and effective cross-border grants.

We are seeking a detail-oriented individual committed to global development and interested in playing an active role in catalyzing international grantmaking. The Compliance Analyst, International Grants oversees and conducts due diligence on foreign grantees to ensure compliance with U.S. grantmaking requirements. This is an hourly, part-time, primarily virtual position based either in the Denver/Boulder metropolitan area or the San Francisco Bay Area.


Working closely with Paragon’s U.S. grantmaking clients and their foreign grantees, the Compliance Analyst, International Grants implements due diligence and vetting steps required for international grantmaking.

The Compliance Analyst, International Grants:

  • Fields vetting and due diligence requests from Paragon’s grantmaking clients and responds to client questions

  • Implements compliance-related steps to ensure grants meet U.S. charitable giving requirements

  • Liaises with foreign grantees to secure requested information

  • Conducts final review of project deliverables prior to their submission to Paragon’s clients.

  • Maintains project-related communications and information in a grants management system/CRM

  • Collaborates closely with other Paragon team members, including the Compliance Associate(s) and the Principal

  • On an ad hoc basis, implements or assists with Grantee Credibility Assessments or other client requests.

Note: Because of foreign grantee time zone differences, work is occasionally conducted outside of standard business hours.

Qualifications and Experience

Requirements include:

  • Close attention to detail

  • Outstanding written and oral communications skills

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Professionalism, responsiveness, integrity and confidentiality

  • Ability to respond to time-sensitive requests Monday-Friday

  • Sensitivity to foreign cultural norms

  • Competency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel

  • Experience using a CRM/database

  • Experience in grants administration, grants compliance, institutional fundraising, or nonprofit operations/program management

  • Preferred: Experience with Equivalency Determination, Expenditure Responsibility, and watchlist screening/OFAC compliance

  • Proficiency in one or more of the following languages highly desired: French, Spanish, Portuguese or Mandarin Chinese


Compensation is on an hourly basis commensurate with experience. This is a part-time, primarily virtual position. Hours will range from 10-20 hours per week.

To Apply

Please apply by submitting a personalized cover letter and resume to Andrzej Kozlowski via In your cover letter, please be sure to include your hourly compensation expectations.