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11 western Maine nonprofits awarded $68K in grants

By July 23, 2019July 30th, 2019News

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