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Hospice Fund

Grants to Maine Nonprofits and Agencies to Provide
End-of-Life Care for Residents of Eligible Regions

Agency Type:

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Funding Source:

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Maine Community Foundation (MaineCF)

Deadline Date:

02/15/20 11:59 PM

Description:

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Grants to Maine nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and tribes in eligible regions to provide and enhance end-of-life care in local communities. Funding is intended to support projects that heighten awareness of the available hospice and bereavement services within the general community, improve hospice care and services, and provide recruitment of hospice volunteers, including training, outreach, and recognition. Particular emphasis is placed on services in York and Cumberland Counties.


GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177590

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations providing hospice services in southern Maine, particularly with programs that support volunteer and bereavement services in Cumberland and York counties may apply.

General Eligibility:
- Nonprofit 501(c)(3) federal tax-exempt organizations, including most municipalities
- Public schools
- Public agencies working for the State of Maine
- Indian tribal governments (or political subdivisions) recognized by the Department of the Interior
- Non-exempt groups with a fiscal sponsor that is a 501(c)(3) organization, public school, or public agency.

Limitations:
- The fund is not intended to support general operations.
- Grants cannot pay for program expenses that have already been incurred.
- Grants will not be made for capital projects or to individuals or endowments.
- Expenses already incurred
- Political campaigns
- Lobbying in the form of calls to action on a specific vote
- Religious activities: including, but not limited to, religious services, promotion of religious beliefs, or activities that are restricted to church or religious group membership

Pre-Application Information:

Online applications must be completed by February 15 at 11:59 p.m.

All applicants receive a letter through regular mail notifying them if their request has been funded or declined. If there is an award, a check will accompany the letter.

Grant programs vary, but notification typically occurs within 10-12 weeks from the deadline date.

General Guidelines: https://www.mainecf.org/apply-for-a-grant/help-for-applicants/grant-guidelines/

Contact Information:

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

Register and apply online: https://maine-grants.fluidreview.com/

Laura Lee, Senior Program Officer
llee@mainecf.org
(207) 412-0838

Ellsworth Office
Maine Community Foundation
245 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605
(207) 667-9735

Portland Office
Maine Community Foundation
50 Monument Square, Sixth Floor
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 761-2440

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