Grants available for nonprofits

ELLSWORTH — Nonprofit and public organizations seeking funding for projects that strengthen communities are encouraged to apply to the Hancock County Fund, part of the Maine Community Foundation’s Community Building Grant Program.

A volunteer committee of Hancock County residents and business leaders reviews grants and makes recommendations for funding. In 2018, the committee awarded more than $118,000 in grants to 24 nonprofits.

The deadline for applying is Feb. 15. Application, guidelines and a list of 2018 grants are available

To learn more about the foundation, visit

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