ELLSWORTH & PORTLAND — The Maine Neighborhood Basis’s Neighborhood Constructing Grant Program is open and accepting purposes from nonprofit and public organizations looking for funding for tasks that strengthen communities.
The 2021 Neighborhood Constructing Grant Program will give attention to funding to construct neighborhood resilience through the COVID-19 pandemic, with modifications to program standards, priorities, and forms of funding. Precedence shall be given to tasks or organizations that assist folks at greater danger to be negatively impacted by COVID-19.
Two informational Zoom periods for grantseekers will evaluation program modifications for community-building grants: Tuesday, Dec. 8 12-1 p.m. and Thursday, Jan. 14 12-1 p.m. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to enroll.
The deadline for making use of is Feb. 15, 2021. A volunteer committee of Franklin and Somerset county residents and neighborhood leaders evaluations grant purposes and makes suggestions for funding. Utility, tips, and a listing of 2020 grants can be found at http://www.mainecf.org.
In 2020, the Western Mountains Committee awarded $92,525 in grants to 11 nonprofits, together with:
• City of Madison, to implement the “Residing Effectively in Madison” Age-Pleasant Motion Plan
• Wesserunsett Arts Council, to create and set up banners and murals commemorating Skowhegan’s historical past
• Western Maine Play Museum, for an after-school program for teenagers grades 6-8 to make use of creativity and know-how to create quick movies.
The Western Mountains Fund is constructed by way of donations from the neighborhood. If you need extra details about the fund, please contact Lelia DeAndrade, Vice President of Neighborhood Impression, at 207-412-0843 or by electronic mail at email@example.com.
Headquartered in Ellsworth, with extra personnel in Portland, Dover-Foxcroft, Rockport and Mars Hill, the Maine Neighborhood Basis works with donors and different companions to offer sturdy investments, personalised service, native experience, and strategic giving to enhance the standard of life for all Maine folks. To study extra in regards to the basis, go to http://www.mainecf.org.