The Maine Community Foundation in partnership with the Maine Historic Preservation Commission’s New Century Grant Program, is seeking proposals to its Belvedere Fund for Historic Preservation.

Grant awards up to $25,000 are available for the preservation and reuse of historic buildings in rural areas that serve as civic, cultural, or economic hubs for communities.

The next application deadline is Sept. 15. For more information, guidelines, and an application, please visit the “For Nonprofits” section at