Arts fund seeks grant applications

ELLSWORTH — Small- to medium-sized organizations involved in indigenous, ethnic or rural arts programs or projects, particularly those that serve areas with limited access to arts activities, are encouraged to apply for funding from the Maine Community Foundation’s Expansion Arts Fund.

The deadline for applications is Sept. 15, 2013. Apply online at

Last year, the Expansion Arts Fund advisory committee awarded a total of $68,400. The nine grants ranged in size from $1,400 to the maximum award amount of $5,000.

For complete application guidelines and a sting of recent grants, visit or contact Cathy Melio at [email protected] or 877) 700-6800, ext. 1122.

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