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Pingree Announces Opening of Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Program to Support Local Jobs, Performance Venues

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Today, Rep. Pingree announced that more help is here for local businesses and workers as the Small Business Administration’s Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program begins accepting applications on Thursday, April 8th, 2021. Pingree helped secure additional funding for the program as part of the American Rescue Plan’s support for small…

Pingree Announces Maine Cultural Organizations to Receive $200,000 from National Endowment for the Humanities

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Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today announced the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded two projects in Maine a combined $200,000. The Maine Humanities Council and the University of Maine, Augusta will both receive $100,000 for public discussion programs. “As the co-chair of the Congressional Arts Caucus, I’ve seen how the arts can bring people together and…

FY 16 Coastal Ecosystem Resiliency Grants Program

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Deadline August 16, 2016. The principal objective of the National Marine Fisheries Service's (NMFS) Coastal Ecosystem Resiliency Grants solicitation is to implement projects that use a proactive approach to improve or restore coastal habitat to: 1) strengthen the resilience of U.S. marine and coastal ecosystems and decrease the vulnerability of communities to extreme weather and 2) support sustainable fisheries and contribute to the recovery of protected resources.

Our Town FY 17

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Deadline Sept. 12, 2016. Our Town offers support for projects in two areas: • Arts Engagement, Cultural Planning, and Design Projects that represent the distinct character and quality of their communities.

Refugee Agricultural Partnership Program

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Deadline July 6, 2016. Organizations funded under RAPP implement strategies that encourage the development of agricultural and food systems related services that will improve the livelihoods, physically and economically, of refugee families.

Preferred Communities (PC) Program

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Deadline Aug. 1, 2016. The twin goals of the PC Program are: The successful resettlement and integration of especially vulnerable refugees (and other ORR client populations); and The enhancement of refugee service providers’ capacity to serve such populations at new or established PC locations.

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