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Creative Aging Grant

Grants to Maine Nonprofits and Agencies
for Arts Programs Serving Older Adults

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Maine Arts Commission

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Grants of up to $1,000 to Maine nonprofit organizations and local government agencies to develop participatory arts programming targeting older adults. Funding will support high-quality programs that involve teaching artists working with seniors in a broad range of community settings. Possible settings include senior centers, libraries, arts organizations, and assisted and independent-living centers.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 170977

Estimated Size of Grant:

Maximum award: $1,000

Term of Contract:

This funding cycle for this program is July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. Funds will not be available until after July 1, and cannot be spent for activities outside the funding cycle dates.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Your organization is eligible to apply if it meets all of the following criteria:
-Is a nonprofit organization, legally established in the state of Maine.
-Has a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status from the Internal Revenue Service or is a unit of municipal, county or tribal government.
-Is in compliance with final reports required for any previous Maine Arts Commission awards.

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline is October 19, 2018.

There is a required 1:1 in-kind or cash match for this grant.

Agency staff are always here as a resource for you. We recommend contacting the correct staff person a minimum of two-weeks prior to submitting your application.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

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For general questions about the application or review process, contact:
Kathy Ann Shaw, Senior Director for Grants and Arts Accessibility

Julie Richard, Executive Director

Maine Arts Commission
193 State Street
25 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333-0025

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USA: Maine