Spurwink Services and 10 other nonprofits in western Maine will get a combined $68,083 in grants from the Maine Community Foundation.
Grants were awarded though the foundation’s Western Mountains Fund, a permanent endowment that supports projects and nonprofits that strengthen communities in Franklin and Somerset counties.
Applications go through the foundation’s Community Building Grant Program and are reviewed by a committee of local leaders.
The next proposal deadline is February 15, 2020. Application, guidelines and a list of recent grants can be found online.
- Spurwink Services, to build a therapeutic community garden at Spurwink’s Cornville campus to build community and help students develop social, practical, and vocational skills: $7,500