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Maine Grants: 

State grants, state government funding and/or fee for service contracts may be available to support or supplement your organization's education, social welfare, science and other proposed program.

Number of Grants: 24

Grants to Maine Master Artists to Train Apprentices in Traditional Art Forms

Deadline 06/18/20

Grants of up to $3,000 to Maine master artists to train qualifying apprentices in a traditional art form. The purpose of this program is to help Maine communities pass on their cultural heritage. Applications must include artistic samples for both the master artist and the apprentice(s).

GrantWatch ID#: 180628

Grants to Maine Small Businesses to Promote Exporting and International Sales

Deadline 09/16/20

Grants of up to $15,000 per year to Maine small businesses to promote exporting and encourage the development of new international sales markets. Funding may be used for international business development, skills development related to exporting, and export marketing assistance.

GrantWatch ID#: 184883

Grants to USA Tribal Governments to Respond to Violent Crimes Affecting Women

Deadline 02/26/20

Grants to USA Tribal governments to address violent crimes against women within the criminal justice system. Funding is intended to promote the coordinated efforts of tribal criminal justice systems and victim service providers to ensure victim safety and offender accountability. Funding for FY2020 is for both new and con...

GrantWatch ID#: 178039

Grants to Maine Artists for Projects and Activities in Any Artistic Discipline

Deadline 04/02/20

Grants of up to $2,500 to Maine individual artists for artistic projects in any discipline. Funding is intended for the creation of new artistic work, for the continuation of existing arts activities, and for artist participation in programs and activities that will advance their careers. Projects can be on any scale.

GrantWatch ID#: 180143

Grants to Maine Organizations for Environmental and Wildlife Conservation

Deadline 02/20/20 LOI Date: 02/01/20

Grants to Maine non-governmental organizations to promote the conservation of open spaces and wildlife. Applicants must contact the appropriate sponsoring agency and submit an application summary prior to applying. Funding is intended for conservation of fish and wildlife habitat and endangered species, conservation law en...

GrantWatch ID#: 174451

Income Tax Credits to California Businesses to Encourage Economic Development and Job Creati...

Deadline 03/30/20

Income tax credits starting at $20,000 to businesses as an incentive to relocate or expand their business in California. This program is open to businesses that want to stay and grow in California or come to California. The purpose of this program is to increase the number of jobs with good wages and benefits by attracting...

GrantWatch ID#: 180343

Grants to Maine Nonprofits and Agencies to Assess and Plan Arts and Cultural Programs that W...

Deadline 03/26/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Maine nonprofits, municipal and county government units, and tribal governments to develop a plan for cultural programming to stimulate community economic development. Applicants must speak with program staff prior to the submission of an application. Funding is intended to help communities and r...

GrantWatch ID#: 153698

Grants to Maine Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribal Governments, and Public Schools and IHEs for Pu...

Deadline 02/01/20

Grants to Maine nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and public schools and IHEs for public cultural projects. Funding is intended for projects reflecting the themes of life and business in Maine, local leadership activities, and the local character. Projects should be relevant to the Maine Bic...

GrantWatch ID#: 187909

Grants to Maine Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Environmental Planning

Deadline 03/06/20 Conference Date: 02/12/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Maine nonprofit organizations, schools, and state and local government agencies for environmental planning activities. Applicants must attend a grant workshop prior to applying. Funding is intended to support projects and programs that help develop and maintain long-term community forestry progra...

GrantWatch ID#: 177767

Grants to Maine Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Community Planting Projects

Deadline 03/06/20 Conference Date: 02/12/20

Grants of up to $8,000 to Maine nonprofit organizations, schools, and state and local government agencies for community planting projects. Applicants must attend a grant workshop prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended to support projects that increase the health and livability of communities through sound ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177802

Grants to Maine Arts and Cultural Nonprofits and Agencies for Capacity-Building Activities

Deadline 03/26/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Maine nonprofit arts and cultural organizations and government agencies for capacity-building activities. Applicants must contact program staff prior to submitting a grant application. Funding is intended to address issues such as staff and board development, organizational positioning, financial ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179593

Grants to Maine Filmmakers for Skill Building and Career Development Opportunities

Deadline 04/02/20

Grants of up to $2,000 to Maine professional filmmakers to participate in educational events and opportunities. Funding is intended to help filmmakers develop their skills and stay current with industry standards and the latest technology by attending film seminars, workshops, conferences, and festivals.

GrantWatch ID#: 180162

Grants to Maine Local Agencies to Upgrade Business Buildings and Venues in Commercial Areas

Deadline 04/10/20 LOI Date: 01/31/20

Grants to Maine local governments, with the exception of certain entitlement communities, for exterior building improvements and street-level enhancements in commercial areas. Funding is intended to improve business façades and streetscapes in downtown and village locales. Assistance to businesses may be in the form of gr...

GrantWatch ID#: 187576

Grants to Maine Local Governments to Support Capital Projects and Building Improvements for M...

Deadline 04/24/20 LOI Date: 02/07/20

Grants to Maine local municipal governments in eligible regions to support capital projects and building improvements for qualifying businesses. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended for renovations, façade improvements, and planning activities. The grant pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 167239

Grants to Maine Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for PreK-12 Arts Education

Deadline 03/26/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Maine nonprofit organizations, public schools, and government agencies for PreK-12 arts education. Projects may involve high-quality visual and performing arts programs serving students or educators. Proposals must include best standards-based practices that reflect 21st-century teaching and learn...

GrantWatch ID#: 179073

Grants to Maine Local Governments to Increase Housing Availability

Deadline 05/01/20 LOI Date: 03/06/20

Grants to Maine local government agencies for housing projects to benefit residents in eligible regions. Applicants must submit a Letter of Intent prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended for a range of capital improvements on structures to provide housing for residents with low- and moderate-incomes. All un...

GrantWatch ID#: 177764

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Local Governments, and Native American Organizations to Benefit Na...

Deadline 03/02/20

Grants ranging from $150 to $10,000 to Oregon local governments and charitable organizations in eligible counties and to USA Native American organizations for programs that benefit Native American communities. Funding is provided for programs in the areas of alcohol and drug treatment, cultural activities, the arts, educat...

GrantWatch ID#: 145701

Grants to Maine Law Enforcement Agencies to Promote the Safe Use of Off-Road Vehicles

Deadline 03/01/20

Grants to Maine law enforcement agencies for activities to promote the safe use of off-road recreational vehicles. The purpose of the grant program is to improve policies, purchase equipment, and provide instructional programs for officers throughout the state. This program supports the maintenance, improvement, and ex...

GrantWatch ID#: 181474

Grants to Maine Cultural Nonprofits and Agencies to Enhance Local Communities and Economies ...

Deadline 03/26/20

Grants to Maine nonprofit cultural organizations, municipalities, or tribal governments to further the role of the arts in strengthening the state’s communities and enhancing local economies. This program offers unrestricted operating support to organizations, according to budget size, as well as a process for partnering...

GrantWatch ID#: 179590

Grants to Maine Local Governments for Community Services to Benefit Residents in Eligible Re...

Deadline 05/01/20 LOI Date: 03/27/20

Grants of up to $50,000 to Maine local governments for a range of community services to meet the needs of residents in eligible regions. Applicants must submit a Letter of Intent prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended for a wide range of programs to benefit low- and moderate-income persons. All units of ge...

GrantWatch ID#: 182881

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies to Enhance and Restore Wildlife Habitat in Eligible Ar...

Deadline 03/16/20

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and government entities to enhance or restore wetlands, forests, prairies, and habitats for game, fish, and wildlife in Minnesota. Funding is intended to support projects on public lands or waters or lands protected by a permanent conservation easement.

GrantWatch ID#: 184191

Grants to USA Historians, Students, Researchers, and Writers for Research Related to Iowa St...

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of $1,000 to USA historians, graduate students, and independent researchers and writers for original research and interpretative writing on a topic related to the history of Iowa or Iowa and the Midwest. Preference will be given to proposals about neglected topics or new approaches to previously explored topics.

GrantWatch ID#: 182956

Grants to Maine Nonprofits and Agencies for High-Quality Projects in the Arts

Deadline 03/26/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Maine nonprofit arts organizations and government agencies to support creative arts projects in various disciplines and on any scale. Funding is intended for the creation and development of new work, the continuation of established arts programs, and the production of high-quality creative activit...

GrantWatch ID#: 179592

Grants to Maine Local Municipal Governments for Projects that Promote Job Creation and Retent...

Deadline 05/22/20 LOI Date: 02/21/20

Grants to Maine local municipal governments (excluding entitlement communities) for projects that assist businesses with job creation and retention for the low-to-moderate income sector. Applicants must submit an Intent to Apply prior to applying. Funding is intended to prevent and eliminate slum conditions through increas...

GrantWatch ID#: 167238