Foundation / Corporation
Maine Community Foundation (MaineCF)
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Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $20,000 to Maine nonprofits, municipalities, and quasi-municipal entities for the restoration and preservation of historic properties. Funding is intended for buildings of community value or historical significance. Eligible projects include capital restoration, energy audits, and energy efficiency implementation.
The Belvedere Historic Preservation and Energy Efficiency Grant Program invests in the preservation, restoration, and retrofitting of historic buildings in Maine. Grants from this fund focus on capital investments in historic buildings that serve as civic, cultural, or economic hubs for communities.
The grants committee looks for the following key components in proposals to the fund:
The Belvedere program supports three types of projects, and projects may combine these elements: capital restoration, energy audits, and energy implementation. For more information, see the URL for Full Text.
Grant requests may include the cost of labor, technology, materials, and equipment related to the restoration or energy efficiency work on the building.
GrantWatch ID#: 173988
The maximum total grant award is $20,000. The maximum amount awarded for an energy audit is $5,000.
Grants can only be used to support projects or activities that occur after the grant has been awarded, usually by September 1. This means that requests for support for any activities or expenses that occur prior to September 1 will be declined.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply Online: https://maine-grants.fluidreview.com/
For questions on technical aspects of historic preservation and the eligibility of proposed projects for this grant program, please contact:
For questions about the application or review process or the eligibility of proposed projects, please contact:
For assistance with all energy audit and efficiency-related proposals, please contact:
For questions about the online grant application, please contact:
Amy Pollien, Grants Manager
Maine Community Foundation
245 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605
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