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Missouri Organizing and Voter Engagement Collaborative

Independent Contractor for Grant Writing Support

Organization Description: The Missouri Organizing and Voter Engagement Collaborative (MOVE) is a 501c(3) public education nonprofit with a 501c(4) advocacy arm, MOVE Action. We are a coalition of Missouri-based grassroots organizing and civic engagement groups.

Scope of Work: The selected candidate or consultant will be responsible for providing development and project management support, including grant writing foremost.


The ideal candidate or consultant should have the following qualifications:

  • 3+ years of grant writing experience, including proposals, reports, and budgets.
  • 3+ years of experience working with 501c(3) and 1+ years of experience working with 501c(4) grassroots advocacy and organizing groups.
  • Ability to provide clear, impeccably organized directives from grant agreements and budgets to designated MOVE (Action) staff and accountant
  • Project management experience.
  • Proficiency in Google Docs, Google Sheets, and ability to navigate online foundation portals to submit reports, etc.
  • Commitment to work efficiently and ahead of deadlines.
  • Attention to detail.
  • A friendly and personable approach.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills
  • Being based in Missouri is a plus.
  • Hours and Rate: Approximately 10-15 hours a week, rate negotiable.

Term: Start ASAP through Dec. 20, 2024

Proposal Submission: Interested candidates or consultants should submit a proposal to Jess Podhola, Executive Director ( that includes the following information:

  • Overview of services offered
  • Pricing structure and fee schedule
  • Start date availability
  • List of references or clients

MOVE Action believes that a diverse, inclusive staff is a fundamental strength. We’re committed to hiring people of all races, ethnicities, religions, ages, sex, genders, sexual orientations, and gender identities. People of color, women, LGBTQ individuals, and members of other minority or marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.