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It is MFT’s practice to set compensation amounts that align with the successful candidate’s experience. We offer a possible salary range describing the level of compensation we’d expect to offer for the advertised position. In addition to competitive pay, MFT offers several benefits to its employees, including a group health plan, group vision and dental plans, 2 weeks of paid vacation at the start of employment, 14 paid holidays/year, a 401(k) Retirement Plan, wellness and farm share benefits, and other forms of paid time-off. This benefits information corresponds to full-time employment with benefits also offered to part-time employees on a pro-rated basis.


The Grants Officer’s primary duties are to prospect, identify, and track funding opportunities for grants from private foundations, corporate foundations, and municipal, state, and federal sources; lead grant-writing activities across the organization; track grant reporting deadlines and coordinate report compilation; oversee a portfolio of donors and funders to maintain and/or cultivate relationships with; and assist with other donor outreach and fundraising activities, as needed.

This position can be based out of either of Maine Farmland Trust’s offices, in Belfast or Portland; however, most MFT staff are working remotely during the current pandemic. There is also the possibility that a permanent remote arrangement could be considered.

Salary range is $45,000-$55,000.

Please find the full job description HERE.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and a list of 3 professional references. Please email all materials to Rachel Grant ( by September 25, 2020.

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