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Job Announcement: Heartland Fund Program Officer

The Heartland Fund, in partnership with the Rural Victory Fund under the Rural Democracy Initiative, is seeking an experienced, creative, detail-oriented leader for the Program Officer position in our growing team. Top priorities for this position include creating efficient grant making processes and supporting an engaged grantee network with the collective power to change outcomes in their rural communities, supporting a diverse advisory team of top rural field and thought leaders, representing the organization in coalition spaces, and communicating program accomplishments and trends to our funders and grantees and through our digital platforms. This is an exciting and dynamic job in a stable but growing startup nonprofit funding collaborative, with plenty of opportunities for advancement and leadership. The successful candidate will be an excellent writer and communicator with the ability to create order and systems in a fast-paced environment, and a people-person with an organizer’s approach and strong racial equity skills. We are looking for a self-starter with a knack for strategy and evaluation, and an upbeat team player who shares our vision of connecting leaders and building civic and political infrastructure in rural areas.

To Apply: To apply please email a cover letter and resume to


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