Mid-America Arts Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity and to recruiting staff that supports our mission. We are currently seeking: a grant writer.

Grant Writer

Job Type: Full-time
Reports to: Director of Development
Status: Exempt
Supervises: N/A
Location: Remote Worker within the United States

M-AAA has an exceptional opportunity for an experienced and detailed oriented full-time Grant Writer. The Grant Writer works closely with the Director of Development and other staff to meet our annual fundraising goals. The ideal candidate will have the ability to set priorities, exercise sound judgment, and work intuitively. Priority will be given to candidates who have experience effectively managing several projects at the same time. The Grant Writer reports to the Director of Development.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience grant writing
  • Exemplary writing skills (work samples will be required upon interview)
  • Knowledge of Salesforce a plus
  • Experience working in the arts (in fundraising or any other capacity)
  • Ability to prioritize, work independently, and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Fastidious attention to detail and meeting deadlines

The salary range for this position is $53,000–$58,000. Read the full job description and submit your application online.

M-AAA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Frequently Asked Questions about Employment at M-AAA

What kinds of jobs are typically available at Mid-America Arts Alliance?
Mid-America Arts Alliance employs a diverse range of individuals, from arts curators to grant writers to creative designers to accounting and management professionals.

How do I apply for a position at Mid-America Arts Alliance?
Instructions for applying for a given position are included in the job posting. M-AAA does not accept unsolicited resumes.

May I apply for multiple positions at the same time?
Yes, you may, but please indicate the position you most wish to be considered for when applying, and the reason you feel you are most suited for that position, in your cover letter.

Will you contact me about the progress of my application?
When your application has been received, you will be sent an acknowledgment via email. If a hiring manager determines your skills match the need of the position, you will be contacted for further screening and consideration.

Where is Mid-America Arts Alliance, and what are the business hours?
We are located at 2018 Baltimore Ave., Kansas City, MO 64108. Our headquarters is in the heart of the Crossroads Arts District. Office hours are typically 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday. M-AAA has limited public hours only for visitors attending an exhibition installed in our space. Regarding employment, please arrange a visit in advance.

What about the confidentiality of my application information?
Your information is private and is not shared with anyone outside Mid-America Arts Alliance. It is only used for employment purposes.

I have additional questions. Who should I contact?
Contact Human Resources, hr (at)

Mid-America Arts Alliance

2018 Baltimore Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64108

Toll-free: 1-800-473-3872
816-421-1388 (tel)
816-421-3918 (fax)
800-735-2966 (TTY/TDD users)