ELLSWORTH & PORTLAND—The Maine Neighborhood Basis’s Neighborhood Constructing Grant Program is open and accepting purposes from nonprofit and public organizations in search of funding for initiatives that strengthen communities.
The 2021 Neighborhood Constructing Grant Program will give attention to funding to construct group resilience through the COVID-19 pandemic, with adjustments to program standards, priorities, and varieties of funding. Precedence will likely be given to initiatives or organizations that help folks at greater danger to be negatively impacted by COVID-19.
Two informational Zoom classes for grantseekers will assessment program adjustments for community-building grants: Tuesday, Dec. 8 12-1 p.m. and Thursday, Jan. 14 2021 12-1p.m. Electronic mail email@example.com to enroll.
The deadline for making use of is Feb. 15, 2021. A volunteer committee of Lincoln and Sagadahoc residents and group leaders evaluations grant purposes and makes suggestions for funding. Utility, tips, and an inventory of 2020 grants can be found at http://www.mainecf.org.
In 2020, the Southern Midcoast Committee awarded $96,683 in community-building grants to 16 nonprofits, together with:
• Habitat for Humanity/7 Rivers Maine, Topsham, to boost all areas of Habitat’s administration, fundraising, volunteer administration and reasonably priced housing work by means of using extra present, dependable and versatile expertise
• Veggies to Desk, Newcastle, so as to add a volunteer coaching program to extend the produce grown and donated to feed and educate meals insecure group members whereas creating lasting group connections
• Waldo Theater Inc., Waldoboro, to outfit the theater with a contemporary projection system.
MaineCF’s county funds are constructed by means of donations from the group. If you need extra details about the funds, please contact Maggie Drummond-Bahl, MaineCF senior program officer, at (877) 700-6800 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Headquartered in Ellsworth, with further personnel in Portland, Dover-Foxcroft, Rockport and Mars Hill, the Maine Neighborhood Basis works with donors and different companions to offer robust investments, customized service, native experience, and strategic giving to enhance the standard of life for all Maine folks. To be taught extra concerning the basis, go to http://www.mainecf.org.