MaineCF’s Southern Midcoast Committee awards $98,000 in grants

Thursday, July 1, 2021

The Southern Midcoast Committee of the Maine Community Foundation has awarded $98,612 in community-building grants to 13 nonprofits through the Community Building Grant Program. The committee awards grants from MaineCF’s Lincoln County Fund and Sagadahoc County Fund.

Grant recipients include:

  • Lincoln County Dental, Wiscasset, to optimize patient health and minimize the risk of viral spread through the sanitization of operatory spaces using UV light systems and air filtration
  • Midcoast Community Alliance, Bath, to expand the Merrymeeting Support Collaborative for at-risk youth and youth experiencing homelessness
  • Veggies to Table, Newcastle, to grow the capacity to feed and educate community members experiencing hunger

MaineCF donors made an additional six grants totaling $41,610 from donor-advised funds.

The Lincoln and Sagadahoc county funds are permanent endowments that support projects and nonprofits that strengthen communities in the counties. Proposals are submitted through MaineCF’s Community Building Grant Program and are reviewed by a committee of local leaders. The next proposal deadline is February 15, 2022. The application, guidelines and a complete list of 2021 grants can be found at

MaineCF’s county funds are built through donations from the community. If you would like more information about the funds, please contact Maggie Drummond-Bahl, MaineCF senior program officer, at (877) 700-6800 or by email at

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