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Bangor Rotary fundraiser ‘Music Off Broadway’ seeks RFPs

Posted July 21, 2014, at 11:55 a.m.

BANGOR, Maine – The Rotary Club of Bangor announced a grant opportunity for nonprofits in the greater Bangor area serving youth and seniors. The application deadline is Aug. 29. The complete RFP will be available online at www.bangorrotary.org.

In early 2015 the Rotary Club of Bangor will sponsor “Music Off Broadway,” the club’s annual major fundraiser.  The net proceeds will benefit local 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations benefiting youth (age 0-18) or seniors (age 65+) in greater Bangor-Brewer.

The Rotary Club of Bangor will accept grant applications through Aug. 29. Grants will be awarded in June 2015 and funds may not be used for programs taking place prior to June 30, 2015. Applications that demonstrate how the program builds leadership skills, promotes community service, and/or engages Rotarians as volunteers are preferred.

Grant recipients will be expected to publicize “Music Off Broadway” and promote ticket sales, and will work with the Rotary publicity co-chair to that end. This will help to raise additional funds and further support the selected organizations.

Applicants are asked to submit a brief summary of the project (not to exceed one page) outlining its purpose, expected results, total project budget, and the amount  requested from the Rotary Club of Bangor. Applications exceeding one page will not be considered.

Electronic submissions are preferred. Email a one page narrative as a PDF to Alicia J. Nichols:bangorrotarycharities@gmail.com. Submissions exceeding one page will not be considered. The email should include your contact information, including name, address and phone number.  Paper submissions for those who cannot email applications should be sent to Bangor Rotary Charities, P O Box 2787, Bangor, ME 04402-2787 postmarked on or before Aug. 29. Late submissions will not be accepted.

Rotary International is the world’s first service club organization. Its more than 1.2 million members volunteer their time and talent to further the Rotary motto, service above self. The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise. The Rotary Club of Bangor meets at noon on Tuesdays at Wellman Commons, 300 Union St., Bangor, ME. For more information visit www.bangorrotary.org.

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