January 18, 2018
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Camden Rotary seeks grant applications for 2018

Community Author: Joan Phaup
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CAMDEN — Each year the Camden Rotary Club provides financial support in the form of grants to organizations that work to improve the lives of people in Knox County and Lincolnville.

The club’s charitable grants committee is now seeking grant applications from registered nonprofit 501c3 organizations.

The grants will be divided into the following categories: one $10,000 large gift for a specific project or program that directly benefits a community organization; one  $5,000 large gift for a specific project or program that directly benefits a community organization; five small gifts of $1,000 each for specific projects or programs that directly benefit community organizations; and one $5,000 youth-oriented grant for a specific project or program that benefits the youth (under the age of 20) in Knox County and Lincolnville.

 Applicants may apply for more than one type of grant in a given year but may only win one grant.

Organizations interested in applying for grants should visit the Camden Rotary Club web site www.camdenrotary.org and click on the Applications and Forms Link. Applications may also be obtained from any member of the club.

Applications are due no later than February 17, 2018. Mail to Camden Rotary Club, Attn Charitable Grants Committee, P.O. Box 602, Camden, Maine 04843 or email to Charitable Grants Committee Chair Richard Householder, mapanollie@gwi.net.

Winning applicants will be notified by the club by mid-April 2018.