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Maine Systems Improvement and Innovation Responsive Grants

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Maine Health Access Foundation
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 24, 2024
Application: Mar 20, 2024

Program details: Charles Dwyer
207.620.8266 Ext. 103

Technical questions: Holly Irish
207.620.8266 Ext. 115


Systems Improvement and Innovation Responsive Grants (SIIRG) provide Funding for organizations in Maine working to improve or innovate services to be more responsive to the health needs of their communities in the areas of:

  • Rural health
  • Aging/older adults
  • Behavioral health/substance use disorder
  • Maternal and child health

Projects should focus on addressing systemic inequities and changing systems, services, policies, practices, and perceptions that create barriers to access and care. Proposals that can demonstrate meaningful community participation will receive stronger consideration.


Eligible Maine-based applicants include:

  • Nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organizations
  • Nonprofit organizations without 501(c)(3) status with a suitable fiscal sponsor
  • State, local, and tribal governments
  • Educational institutions
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Applicants may apply for a one-year planning grant of up to $30,000 or an implementation grant of up to $50,000 per year for 1-2 years .

Application process

Links to additional guidance and the application instructions are available on the program website.

Submit an online letter of intent by January 24, 2024. Selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal, with a deadline of March 20, 2024.

Email Holly Irish to register for the applicant informational webinar:

  • January 10, 2024
    1:00 p.m. Eastern
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Access · Aging and aging-related services · Behavioral health · Community engagement and volunteerism · Culture and cultural competency · Maternal health and prenatal care · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Policy · Substance use and misuse · Maine

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