Maine COVID-19 Community Resilience Grant Funding Opportunity for Community Based Organizations
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Maine Department of Health and Human Services
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:
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
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
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
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.
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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