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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

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:

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

The application deadlines are October 30, 2017 and April 12, 2018.

You are welcome to contact agency staff and discuss your ideas at any time prior to the application deadline. You may also request an informal consultation about your completed application narrative two weeks or more prior to the application deadline.

Contact Information:

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

Grants Management System:

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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Geographic Focus:

USA: Maine