The Maine Humanities Council is honored to distribute more than $580,000 of funding for general operating support and project support to assist non-profit humanities and cultural organizations as they prepare for, respond to, and recover from the coronavirus pandemic. Funding for these grants is made available through the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) initiative Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan (SHARP) as part of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan of 2021.

General Operating Support

Abbe Museum
Abyssinian Meeting House
Art at Work
Bonney Memorial Library
Bremen Library
Dorcas Library
Frenchman Bay Library
Gateway Community Services Maine
Guilford Memorial Library
Houlton Museum
Indigo Arts Alliance
Ladder to the Moon Network
Liberty Library
Lincoln Memorial Public Library
Literacy Volunteers of Franklin and Somerset Counties
Literacy Volunteers of Greater Augusta
Long Lake Public Library
Lyman Community Library
Machias Bay Chamber of Commerce
Maine Inside Out
Milbridge Public Library
Musée culturel du Mont Carmel
Naples Public Library
Ogunquit Memorial Library
Passamaquoddy Tribe - Indian Township
Peavey Memorial Library
Pejepscot History Center
Robbinston Historical Society
South China Public Library
Speaking Place
Springvale Public Library
Stonington Public Library
Turner Public Library
Wabanaki Cultural Preservation Coalition - Nibezun
Wabanaki REACH
Whitefield Library Association
World Affairs Council of Maine

Project Support Grants

Carver Memorial Library
Freedom Community Historical Society
Women for Healthy Rural Living
Cary Library
Maine Adult Education Association
Wesserunsett Arts Council
Bucksport Historical Society
Island Readers & Writers
Museum L-A
Dennys River Historical Society
High Peaks Creative Council
Center Theatre for the Performing Arts
Maine Forestry Museum
The History Trust
WTA Hansen Memorial Library
Friends of L.C. Bates Museum
Bates Dance Festival
Milbridge Historical Society and Museum
Denmark Arts Center
Soldiers Memorial Library
Together Place Peer Run Recovery Center
Bridgton Public Library
Foundation for Portland Public Schools
Victoria Mansion
Portland Media Center
Survivor Speak USA
Marti Stevens Interactive Improvisational Theater
The Telling Room
Penobscot Bay Language School
Center for Arts and Humanities
Maine State Museum
Arts Are Elementary
Maine Access Points
I'm Your Neighbor Books
Kennebunk Free Library
Mugadi (Women in Need) Foundation
Tate House Museum
Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance
Biddeford Historical Society
First Amendment Museum
Hardy Girls Healthy Women