MaineCF’s Equity Fund seeks grant proposals to support LGBTQ+ organizations

ELLSWORTH & PORTLAND — The Maine Community Foundation’s Equity Fund is accepting applications from nonprofits for project and capacity-building grants that address lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer issues and needs in Maine. The Fund helps strengthen LGBTQ+ organizations and supports initiatives that work toward inclusive, diverse, prejudice-free communities for the LGBTQ+ population and all […]

UMF receives grant to help adult learners pursue a career in teaching

FARMINGTON — University of Maine at Farmington faculty member Patty Williams, has been awarded an Adult Learner Grant of $10,000 from the University of Maine System to create a “Pathways to Teaching for Adult Learners” program. The program is designed to support adults interested in returning to school to pursue a career in teaching. Williams […]

Two gardens open to visitors Aug. 6

BELFAST — Two Court Street gardens are on display Friday, Aug. 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., as part of Belfast Garden Club’s Open Garden Day. The gardens are within a 5-minute walk of each other, at 35 Court Street and 64 Court Street, and a $5 donation admits visitors to both. Additional donations […]

SBA to recognize farmers and farmer’s markets during National Farmer’s Market Week

AUGUSTA — The SBA is pleased to celebrate the importance of farmers and farmer’s markets by participating in local farmer’s markets in Augusta on Aug. 3 and in Damariscotta on Aug. 6. “I am delighted to participate in this week’s events, which celebrate the hard work of our local farmers and farmer’s markets, and the benefits […]



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