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Maine Charity Foundation Fund

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Sponsor
Maine Community Foundation
Deadlines
Sep 15, 2020
Contact

Laura Lee
207.412.0838
llee@mainecf.org

Purpose

The Maine Charity Foundation Fund provides grants for community-based transportation programs, including changes in response to the pandemic, and efforts to keep older community members socially connected during a time of physical distancing. Projects in rural areas are a priority.

Additional priorities are projects that:

  • Address inequities and engage a diverse range of older residents, including those with low incomes, disabilities, mental health conditions, limited English proficiency, people of color or racial minority groups, immigrants and/or refugees, and those who identify as LGBTQ
  • Meet gaps in services/programs or provide service/programming where there is none currently
  • Creatively use existing resources
  • Are clearly laid out and ready to implement
Eligibility

Eligible applicants include:

  • Nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations
  • Municipalities
  • Public schools
  • Public agencies working for the State of Maine
  • Tribal governments recognized by the Department of the Interior
  • Non-exempt groups with a fiscal sponsor that is a 501(c)(3) organization, public school, or public agency
Geographic coverage
Maine
Amount of funding

Up to $10,000.

Application process

A link to the online application is available on the program website.

Tagged as
Community and faith-based initiatives · Elderly population · Emergency preparedness and response · Immigrants · LGBT · Limited English proficient · Migrants · Minorities · People with disabilities · Poverty · Racial and ethnic groups · Transportation · Maine



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