Maine Community Foundation theater grants application deadline is Sept. 15

ELLSWORTH —The Maine Community Foundation’s Maine Theater Fund is accepting grant proposals from local, regional and statewide nonprofit theaters or theater groups in Maine.
Money will be awarded for programmatic, capacity-building, operating and capital support. Awards typically are between $2,500 and $5,000, although larger awards may be considered.
The deadline for grant applications is Sept. 15. An online application, guidelines and a list of recent grants are available at
An anonymous couple, who recognized the connection between vibrant communities and support for the arts, established the Maine Theater Fund in 2005.
For more information about the fund, contact MaineCF Senior Program Officer Leslie Goode at 207-412-2002 or

PHOTO: Rehearsal for “Almost, Maine” at the Waldo Theatre, a recipient of a Maine Community Foundation Theater Fund grant. (Anna Finocchiaro photo)