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BICENTENNIAL GRANTS | MAINE 200

The purpose of the Maine Bicentennial Grants program is to support the interests, needs, and local creativity of communities as they plan local commemorations of the Bicentennial and to ensure that citizens throughout Maine have the opportunity to participate in Maine’s Bicentennial commemoration. Projects can be on any scale. All funds must be expended no later than March 30, 2021. Complete information is at: https://www.maine200.org/

Project Grants (Minor) 

Maximum Award: $500. Required Match: None. Award Cycle: September 1, 2019 - March 30, 2021   

Maine’s Bicentennial commemoration offers a unique occasion to draw residents, visitors, public servants, and private businesses together to commemorate 200 years of statehood, celebrate Maine’s present, and inspire a healthy and prosperous future. The Maine Bicentennial Commission exists to plan, administer, and coordinate programs and projects that commemorate Maine’s 200th anniversary of statehood, with three major goals:

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Project Grants (Major) 

Maximum Award: $10,000.Required Match: 1 to 1 cash or in-kind match is highly encouraged .Award Cycle: September 1, 2019 - March 30, 2021

Maine’s Bicentennial commemoration offers a unique occasion to draw residents, visitors, public servants, and private businesses together to commemorate 200 years of statehood, celebrate Maine’s present, and inspire a healthy and prosperous future. The Maine Bicentennial Commission exists to plan, administer, and coordinate programs and projects that commemorate Maine’s 200th anniversary of statehood, with three major goals:

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Agency staff are always here as a resource for you. We recommend contacting the correct staff person a minimum of two-weeks prior to submitting your application.

For general questions about the application or review process please contact Kerstin Gilg, Director of Grants and Accessibility, at kerstin.gilg@maine.gov or 207/ 287-6719 .

Grant information is available in large print format by request. All Maine Arts Commission programs are accessible to people with disabilities. All programs funded by the Maine Arts Commission must also be accessible.

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Need More Help?

For General Questions:
Director of Grants & Accessibility
Kerstin Gilg: 287-6719
Help by Discipline:

Performing Arts & Media Director
Brita Wanger-Morier: 287-2750

Visual Arts Director
Julie Horn: 287-2790

Arts Education Director (Interim) 
Martha Piscuskas: 287-2713

Traditional Arts Specialist
Kathleen Mundell: 236-6741

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