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People of Color organization grants are available

Maine Community Foundation
Jan 15, 2020

Ellsworth — Grants of up to $10,000 from Maine Community Foundation’s People of Color Fund are available to organizations that are led by, and serve, people of Native American, Latino, African, Arab and Asian descent.

Established in 2007 with a gift from the River Rock Foundation, the People of Color Fund is designed to help people of color in Maine achieve greater equity. Grants to nonprofit programs or organizations focus on three areas: addressing health disparities, supporting youth and improving economic opportunities.

The deadline for applications is Feb. 15. The application, details of the grant program and a list of recent grants are available at For more information, contact Senior Program Officer Gloria Aponte C. at 412-0847, or by email at


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