Fund & Grant Development Officer at Great River Arts



Great River Arts is seeking an experienced development officer, with a proven ability to conduct prospect research for individual and business sponsorships, as well as foundation support for arts-based grants. This body of work includes partnering with GRA’s staff on writing, evaluating and reporting for all grants awarded to GRA.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for the arts, be self-directed, possess excellent written and oral communications; and have a proven track record of securing grant awards and/or a successfully history in sales.

This is a new, limited-term (exempt) position starting at approximately 16 hours/week for one year – renewable upon successfully reaching organizational goals established at the initial hiring stage. Remote work may be considered for a more experienced candidate.

Great River Arts (GRA) is a small nonprofit organization located in the heart of downtown Little Falls. Annually, GRA hosts more than 45 live performances; including two dinner theater productions and four summer camps. We offer private rentals, facilitate more than 98 arts education opportunities and curate 22 visual arts shows – both onsite and offsite. In addition, GRTV - public access channel 180 is managed under the GRA umbrella. To learn more about our organization, visit us online at

All GRA staff are offered holiday pay, Personal Time Off (PTO), access to live performances and the opportunity to attend art classes at no cost (materials fees may apply). GRA is a proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Interested candidates for any positions should submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Michelle Kiley, interim executive director at [email protected]. Resumes will be reviewed, beginning Friday April 19 and will continue until the position is filled. Contact our offices should you have additional questions about the current job openings at GRA (320-632-0960).

Opportunity Opens

Monday, Apr 29th 2019

Opportunity Closes

Monday, Jul 29th 2019, 3:30pm

Application Location

MN Artists