Mini Grant awards | Summer 2019

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MHC Mini Grants support a wide variety of public humanities projects, such as exhibits, lecture and film series, reading and discussion programs, symposia, and cultural celebrations.

$1,000 for “Bill of Rights Concert” – Youth Journalism International, Auburn

$1,000 for “Community Reflections on Inclusion and Social Justice – Heart of Biddeford, Biddeford

$1,000 for “Culinary Historian Michael Twitty Discusses ‘Kosher/Soul'” – Jewish Community Alliance of Southern Maine, Portland

$1,000 for “Environmental Writing as a Tool for Giving Voice to Marginalized Communities– Sierra Club Maine, Portland

$900 for Maine Film Series and Discussion”– Maine Film Association, Portland

$1,000 for “Public Lecture/Discussion Series – Becoming American in La Vallee St-Jean”– Assoc. culturelle et historique du Mont-Carmel, Lille

$1,000 for Smooth Feather Youth Film School – Live Stream”– Smooth Feather Youth, Gorham

$727 for “Talking Trash! A Community Education Project on Waste Management”– Coastal Rivers Conservancy, Damariscotta

$727 for The Odyssey: What Does YOUR Journey Look Like?”– Gardiner Area High School, Gardiner

$1,000 for “Writing Contest”– Solon Center for Research and Publishing, Solon