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Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Maine Grant

Grants to Maine and New Hampshire Nonprofits
to Promote the Health and Well-Being of Children

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Foundation / Corporation

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Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Maine

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Grants to Maine and Northern New Hampshire nonprofit organizations to improve the lives of children. Applications are invited for programs that directly improve the well-being and health of children residing within the funding source’s service area. Qualifying grantees are nonprofits that have demonstrated an ability to respond to the needs of children and youth up to the age of 21.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 174315

Term of Contract:

The funds must be used within one year from receipt.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Extending the reach and impact of donation dollars to designated 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, as defined under IRS codes, grants will be considered for review to organizations based on their execution of past and current projects by the following outcomes:
- Demonstrated ability to address specific needs that benefit children ages 0 to 21 years of age.
- Program performance / community outreach
- Management effectiveness / measurable results
- Broad base of funding support / strong partnerships with key stakeholders
- Financial sustainability

RMHC does not fund:
- Requests from individuals, intermediary funding agencies or for-profit organizations.
- Capital or endowment campaigns, fundraising drives or capital investment costs.
- Advertising, general or administrative costs, on-going salaries, or travel expenses.
- Partisan, political or lobbying program/issue/campaign.
- Organizations that promote a particular faith, creed or religious program.
- Organizations that discriminate with respect to membership, and/or the provision of services or use of facilities.
- Organizations under investigation or reported to be under investigation by any state or federal authority.

Pre-Application Information:

The 2019 online grants application will be available Monday, June 3 through Friday, August 30. All required materials must be included at the time of submission. An incomplete application will not be considered for a grant. RMHC Maine will not accept handwritten applications. Upon submission of the grant application an email will be sent confirming the receipt of the grant application.

Each proposal submitted will be reviewed by RMHC Maine. All funding decisions are reported by mail. An applicant whose proposal has been approved will receive a Grant Awarded / Letter of Agreement outlining the terms and conditions of the grant.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Online application:

Alicia Milne, Development Director

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Maine
Administrative Office
250 Brackett Street
Portland, ME 04102

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Maine;   New Hampshire: Northern New Hampshire