Nonprofit and public organizations seeking funding for projects that draw on the strengths of the community and foster collaboration are encouraged to apply to the Penobscot County Fund, part of the Maine Community Foundation’s Community Building Grant Program.
A volunteer committee of Penobscot County residents and business leaders reviews grants and makes recommendations for funding. The deadline for applying is February 15, 2015. Application and guidelines are available at www.mainecf.org.
With offices in Ellsworth and Portland, the Maine Community Foundation works with donors and other partners to improve the quality of life for all Maine people. To learn more about the foundation, visit www.mainecf.org.
Southwest Harbor Public Library and the Mount Desert Island Women's History Project call for artists for the March 2015 exhibit is open! This year's theme is “Journey”. It can be a journey of Fantasy, a journey of the soul, a journey you are on or a journey's you wish to take. Artists should contact the library of their choice for more details and to sign up. Online registration for the Southwest Harbor Public Library is due Saturday February 7th. Information can be found on www.swharbor.lib.me.us.