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Maine Farmland Trust

Grants Officer (full time)

Job Description

Maine Farmland Trust (MFT) is seeking a Grants Officer to support and further our fundraising and development work.

The successful candidate will:

1) prospect, identify, and track funding opportunities for grants from private foundations, corporate foundations, and municipal, state, and federal sources;
2) coordinate grant-writing activities across the organization;
3) track grant reporting deadlines and coordinate report compilation;
4) manage ongoing relationships with a portfolio of donors and funders, and cultivate new relationships in coordination with other Development staff; and,
5) assist with other donor outreach and fundraising activities as needed.

More information about this position can be found here: Maine Farmland Trust is a highly respected nonprofit organization that protects farmland, supports farmers, and advances the future of farming.

Applicants with prior experience in fundraising and grant writing are encouraged to submit an application package consisting of a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples (collated as a single PDF) by Friday, March 2, 2018. Email: