Community Partner Grants
THE CARIGNAN FUND FOR COMMUNITY PROGRAMS will provide grants of up to $2000 to community organizations to support programming that fosters new and strengthens existing connections between Bates College and our community.
Applications will be accepted from new or established not-for-profit organizations and public agencies serving the communities of Androscoggin County, that work with Bates students in partnership with the College. Funds are intended to support new or existing public-service projects and programs of those organizations. Successful applications will demonstrate a commitment to substantive and sustainable partnership. Funds should not be used primarily for short-term costs, but rather for capacity-building purposes such as research, infrastructure, or resources necessary to the initiative’s growth. For more information, contact Marty Deschaines at the Harward Center for Community Partnerships (207-786-8273) or click here to download an application.