Recent Grants: Lincoln County Fund

2018 Grants

  • LincolnHealth, for materials to improve and expand therapeutic gardening programs for elderly residents in LincolnHealth’s two, long-term care facilities: $3,250
  • Frances Perkins Center, to launch the Frances Perkins Traveling Exhibit, which includes an informative video and curriculum for middle and high school students: $4,276
  • Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, to increase the capacity and engagement of board members to solicit commitments from donors who provide operational support: $4,500
  • Harbor Theater (2017-current), formerly Friends of the Harbor Theater (2007-17), to purchase and install ADA equipment for sight- and hearing-impaired patrons attending movies: $4,714
  • Juniper Hill School for Place-Based Education, to create a concert series that highlights the diversity of Maine-based musicians: $6,400
  • Boothbay Railway Village, to create a fund development plan and case statement for the museum to ensure a sustainable financial future: $7,500
  • Central Lincoln County YMCA, to use handicap-accessible raised garden beds to teach people of all ages and abilities how to grow and cook nutritious foods to achieve a healthier lifestyle: $8,000
  • Great Salt Bay Community School, to purchase and erect a free-standing educational greenhouse at Great Salt Bay Community School in collaboration with Twin Villages Foodbank Farm: $8,000
  • Skidompha Library Association, to enhance Skidompha Library's ability to raise funds and plan community programming by hiring a part-time development officer: $9,000
  • Hearty Roots, Inc., to facilitate mindfulness and yoga programming at local nature preserves for Lincoln County youth: $9,500

2017 Grants

  • Boothbay Sea and Science Center, to fund Exploring the Science of Seaweed Farming, a 10-month classroom and seaside STEM program for grades 4, 5, and 6 at local public schools: $2,880
  • Lincoln Academy, for a garden and greenhouse program that will provide hands-on learning about sustainable agriculture: $5,000
  • Lincoln County Dental, to improve access to treatment for dental pain and infection and replacement dentures (if needed) for people in recovery from opiate addiction: $5,000
  • Medomak Valley Land Trust, to work with a facilitator to explore a merger with neighboring land trusts to have a larger conservation impact: $2,600
  • Midcoast Conservancy, to build community capacity to provide high-quality outdoor recreation and resources for youth and adults in the Midcoast region on conserved lands and waterways: $2,500
  • Twin Villages Foodbank Farm, to grow, distribute, and store nutrient-dense fresh food using organic practices for low-income residents of Lincoln County: $2,000
  • Waldo Theatre, to provide capacity building and training in sustainable fundraising, historic preservation, and arts-focused economic development for its board and other community organizations: $5,000

2016

  • Boothbay Region Health & Wellness Foundation, to improve parenting skills of parents and grandparents who take care of young children: $2,500
  • Boothbay Sea and Science Center, to foster a deeper understanding of the aquaculture industry and careers in the industry through a summer youth program: $3,000
  • Coastal Kids Preschool, to hire a development coordinator: $6,500
  • Twin Villages Foodbank Farm, to support the farm, digging in to feed its neighbors: $3,000