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Blue Hill Peninsula Community Food Grant

Grants to Maine Nonprofits, Schools, and Individuals
for Health, Wellness, and Food Sustainability

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Maine Farmland Trust (MFT)

Deadline Date:

03/31/20 Midnight

Description:

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Grants of up to $3,000 and grants of up to $10,000 to Maine nonprofit organizations, community groups, individuals, and schools to promote health, well-being, and food sustainability in eligible regions. Applications will be considered for programs and projects implemented in the towns of Sedgwick, Blue Hill, Castine, Penobscot, Orland, Surry, Deer Isle, Stonington, Brooksville, and Brooklin.

In addition to meeting the grant program goals, successful applications will be those that place an emphasis on creating a more just and sustainable local food system through food production, education or related projects. High priority is placed on projects that can also demonstrate benefit to the community.

Grants will be awarded based on the merits of the proposal and the likelihood of project completion. Award priority will be given to first time grant recipients.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 168178

Estimated Size of Grant:

Applicants can apply to receive grants of up to $3,000. Applicants can also apply to receive a grant of $10,000, which will be a one-time award in 2020. This application will be highly competitive and awarded based on the same merits, likelihood of project completion, accuracy of proposed budget, and quality of the proposal.

Applicants are encouraged to ask for the minimum award needed to complete a project, so as to allow the maximum number of grants to be awarded.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants are available for nonprofit organizations, schools, community groups, or individuals. Projects or programs must be carried out in the towns of Blue Hill, Sedgwick, Penobscot, Castine, Orland, Surry, Deer Isle, Stonington, Brooksville, or Brooklin.

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline is Tuesday, March 31 at midnight.

Decisions and grant awards will be made by April 30, 2020.

Contact Information:

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

Apply Online:
https://www.mainefarmlandtrust.org/blue-hill-penninsula-community-food-grant-application-2020/

Or email the application to:
Alex Fouliard, Farm Viability Associate
(207) 338-6575
alex@mainefarmlandtrust.org

To mail the application:
Blue Hill Peninsula Community Food Grant Review Committee
97 Main St.
Belfast, ME 04915

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Maine: Towns of Blue Hill, Sedgwick, Penobscot, Castine, Orland, Surry, Deer Isle, Stonington, Brooksville, or Brooklin

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