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Maine COVID-19 Community Resilience Grant Funding Opportunity for Community Based Organizations

Sponsor
Maine Department of Health and Human Services
Deadlines
Jul 15, 2022
Contact

Brittany Hall
brittany.hall@maine.gov

Purpose

The Maine Department of Health and Human Services is offering one-time funding to community-based organizations (CBOs) in Maine for new and existing programs and services that help to prevent COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths through vaccination and/or address the root causes of COVID-19 disparities.

The program has two funding areas:

  1. Component A: Healthy Communities: Community-based programs and services that address the root causes of COVID-19 disparities and address the social determinants of health
  2. Component B: Vaccine Equity: Programs that increase equitable vaccine access and confidence through education, outreach, and partnerships

Applicants must be working to directly address racial/ethnic COVID-19 disparities and/or addressing social determinants of health in communities that experience COVID-19 disparities. Proposals that target additional health disparity populations are encouraged, including LGBTQ+ individuals, immigrants/asylum seekers, people with disabilities, people experiencing homelessness, people living in rural communities.

Priority is given to programs that utilize community health workers and that provide a career path for staff that includes full-time employment with living wages and comprehensive benefits.

Eligibility

Community based organizations in Maine may apply as:

  • An organization representing itself
  • A lead organization with subcontractors
  • An organization represented by a fiscal sponsor

Applicants must provide services at no less than one physical location within the public health district to be served.

Geographic coverage
Maine
Amount of funding

Up to $250,000 under each component. Applicants may apply for funding under both Component A and B, with a maximum award of $500,000. The project period is 2 years.

At least one grant will be awarded in each of the 9 public health districts in Maine.

Application process

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

Email the completed application to Proposals@maine.gov.
Tagged as
Community and faith-based initiatives · Community health workers · Health disparities · Housing and homelessness · Immigrants · Infectious diseases · LGBTQ+ · People with disabilities · Poverty · Racial and ethnic groups · Social determinants of health · Vaccination · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Maine



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