Foundation / Corporation
Maine Community Foundation
Grants for up to $10,000 to utilize community strengths to improve the quality of life in Maine. The purpose of the available funding is to support organizations and programs that recognize and build on a community’s strengths and assets. Through this RFP, two types of funding opportunities are available: Project grants for new and expanding programs and grants to improve organizational effectiveness, also known as capacity building.
Applicant must meet the following core criteria:
Use of existing community resources: The proposed project uses the skills, services, materials, and/or time that people and organizations in the community can and will provide.
Ability to strengthen community life: The proposed project makes the community stronger by helping it address current or future challenges.
Sustainability: The proposed project will continue to affect the community after community foundation funding has been exhausted. This is because the project is designed to have long-term impact and/or because there are realistic plans to acquire future funding.
To be considered for funding, proposed projects must also meet one or more of the following priorities:
Develop community relationships: The proposed project uses new partnerships or collaboration between the applicant and other community organizations. These new partners will help plan and develop the project.
Involve community members: The proposed project engages community members who will benefit from the project. These community members are included in the planning, implementation, and/or evaluation of the project.
Advance community leadership: The proposed project fosters the development of community leaders. It includes opportunities for community members to improve or practice new leadership skills.
GrantWatch ID#: 127199
Up to $10,000
Up to 1 year
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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