New Mini Grant awards

Summer 2021

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Over $9,000 to 10 projects

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 “375 Years of Cooking in Kittery” – Kittery Community Center


$1,000 for “Collectively Enhancing Adult Literacy – Literacy Volunteers of Greater Augusta


$1,000 for “Cross Currents: Science, History, and the Human Experience” – Maine Jewish Film Festival


$1,000 for “Dying/Laughing Video Essay SeriesDying/Laughing


$977 for “Learning, Healing & Growing through Literature– AMHC Sexual Assault Services


$1,000 for “Multicultural Community Forum”– Maine Multicultural Center


$1,000 for “RVM Virtual Tour App– Railway Village Museum


$1,000 for “Traditional Arts Virtual Showcase– United Society of Shakers


$1,000 for “Traveling Exhibit About the Leaders of Maine’s Immigrant Communities– Portland Adult Education


$1,000 for “Unsolid Frequency”– Maine Center for Electronic Music