Grants totaling $20,702 have been awarded to 10 Maine nonprofit organizations and municipalities through the Lifelong Communities Mini-Grant Program. The program helps communities be more supportive of older Mainers’ health, well-being, and ability to age in the community.
• Age-Friendly Georgetown, for educational, demonstration, and display materials for Assistive Technology devices and services
• Islesford Boatworks, to create a dedicated track for older community members in our boat building program, inaugurate a lecture series, and provide skill-building workshops based on community demand
• RSU 25, Bucksport, to use a multidisciplinary approach to create a tech literacy program for older adults to increase participation in telemedicine and social media
This grant program, part of MaineCF’s strategic goal on Thriving Older People, ends this year. For a complete list of 2021 grants, visit www.mainecf.org. If you have questions about this year’s grants, please contact Director of Grantmaking Laura Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org or (207) 412-0838.