Grant RFPs and RFAs

The following are Grant RFPs (Requests for Proposals) and RFAs (Requests for Applications) sorted by Issuing Department

Many of these Grant RFPs/RFAs offer enrollment at varying times of the year.  Any interested parties who would like to apply for a grant should check the document for that grant and submit the required documentation within the noted timeframe.  Any and all questions should be directed to the Grant Coordinator listed here, or within the relevant documentation. 

Most, if not all of these Grant RFPs/RFAs have multiple documents that prospective applicants will need to read in order to properly respond to the solicitation.  Please check the entire listing for the Grant Document and Application Document, as well as any and all Q&A Summaries and Amendments that may be posted.

Following announcement of an award decision, all submissions in response to this Request for Applications will be considered public records available for public inspection pursuant to the State of Maine Freedom of Access Act (FOAA) (1 M.R.S. §§ 401 et seq.).

Please Note: Enrollment periods listed here are for quick reference, but all interested parties should read all relevant grant documents to determine submission requirements.

 

Governor's Office of Policy Innovation and the Future

Community Resilience Partnership

Request for Applications
Submission Due Date
Contact
Application
Misc. Files
RFA 202207107 - Community Action Grant September 20, 2022 by
11:59 PM local time
Brian Ambrette Community Action Grant Application Q&A Summary  
RFA 202206101 - Service Provider Grant August 31, 2022 by
11:59 PM local time
Brian Ambrette Service Provider Grant Application Q&A Summary Selection Package
RFA# 202111178 - Community Action Grant
March 22, 2022 by
11:59 PM local time
Brian Ambrette

Q&A Summary

Amendment #1 & Q&A Summary #2

Selection Package
RFA# 202111181 - Service Provider Grant February 15, 2022 by
11:59 PM local time
Brian Ambrette Service Provider Grant Application Q&A Summary
Q&A Summary #2
Selection Package

Children's Cabinet

Request for Applications
Submission Due Date
Contact
Application
Misc. Files
RFA 202203044 - Maine Career Exploration Grant Funding
May 26, 2022 by
11:59 PM local time
Ana Hicks
See RFA Document
Informational Meeting Recording

Q&A Summary
Selection Package

Department of Labor (DOL)

Peer Workforce Navigator Pilot

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202112198
February 4, 2022
11:59 PM Local Time
Samantha Dina
 

Maine Apprenticeship Program Grant Funding

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202111177
February 23, 2022
11:59 PM Local Time
Joan Dolan
 

Maine Industry Partnerships for Workforce Development Initiative Grant Funding
FY 2022 Application

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202204054
June 28, 2022
11:59 PM Local Time
Christopher Quint Selection Package
 

Department of Administrative and Financial Services (DAFS)

Request for Responses: Program Design, Reporting and Compliance Services for Maine state allocations from the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)

Request for Responses
Submission Due Date
Contact
Misc. Files
Documentation
May 25, 2021 by
5:00 PM local time
John Spier

 


Department of Transportation (DOT)

Maine Infrastructure Adaptation Fund

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
Maine Infrastructure Adaptation Fund Documents
First Round Applications will be accepted between
April 22nd and May 31st, 2022
Anne Carter
Email: Adaptation.DOT@maine.gov
Tel: (207) 624-3011
 
 

Department of Public Safety (DPS)

Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Grant

Grant Document
Next Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202211186
December 15, 2022 by 11:59 PM Local Time
Mary-Ellen Savage
 
 

FY 2022 Substance Use Disorder Assistance Program

Grant Document
Next Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202202014
April 7, 2022 by 11:59 PM Local Time
Lisa Bosse
 

STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grant

Grant Document
Next Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202207116 September 16, 2022 by 11:59 PM Local Time Lisa Bosse

Amendment #1

Q&A Summary

Selection Package
RFA 202202022
April 6, 2022 by 11:59 PM Local Time
Kendra Coates

Department of Economic & Community Development (DECD)

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Communities of Practice 

Application
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202205086
August 12, 2022 by
11:59 PM Local Time
Julia Trujillo Luengo Q&A Summary
Amendment #1

No Award

Early Adopter Pilot Program

Application
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
Pilot Program Description and Application
October 30, 2021 by
4:00 PM ET
DECD Business Awards
 

Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
 

Catalyst Funds for Adult Residential Substance Use Disorder Treatment Grant Funding Opportunity

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202210164 October 24, 2022 by
11:59 PM Local Time
Brittany Hall

Q&A Summary

 

Catalyst Funds for Residential Substance Use Disorder Treatment

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202207122 October 11, 2022 by
11:59 PM Local Time
(as amended)
Brittany Hall

Q&A Summary
Amendment #1
Amendment #2

Notice of Cancellation

Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) - Innovation Grants Funding Opportunity

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202208125 November 8, 2022 by
11:59 PM Local Time
Brittany Hall

Expansion of Clinical Preceptorships and Rural Graduate Medical Education (GME) Programs

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202206098 October 11, 2022 by
11:59 PM Local Time
Brittany Hall Selection Package

COVID-19 Community Resilience Grant Funding Opportunity for Community-Based Organizations

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202206091 July 15, 2022 by
11:59 PM Local Time
Brittany Hall Withdrawal of Award
Selection Package

Selection Package - Amended

Capital Funds for Residential Substance Use Disorder Treatment Facilities

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202205084 July 14, 2022 by
11:59 PM Local Time
Brittany Hall

Health Equity Infrastructure & Capacity Building Grant Funding Opportunity for Community Based Organizations

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202204066 June 24, 2022 by
11:59 PM Local Time
Brittany Hall

School Based Health Center Services

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202206096 August 17, 2022 by
11:59 PM Local Time
Brittany Hall Q&A Summary
Q&A Summary #2
Selection Package
RFA 202106085
August 13, 2021 by
11:59 PM Local Time
Brandon Martin

Efforts to Increase COVID-19 Testing Swab and Send Specimen Collection Sites

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202006101
(Amended June 25, 2020)
Closed Effective 
October 27, 2020
Debra Downer

Rapid  COVID-19 Testing Services

RFQ Document
Quote Submission Date
RFQ Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFQ 2020066
(Request for Quote)
October 26, 2020 by
2:00 PM Local Time
Debra Downer

COVID Response Services

RFQ Document
Quote Submission Date
RFQ Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFQ 2020072
(Request for Quote)
November 20, 2020 by
2:00 PM Local Time
Debra Downer

Department of Education (DOE)

Restorative Practices for System Involved Youth in Maine Schools

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202211180
December 15, 2022
11:59 PM Local Time
Bethany Cunningham
 
 

Pre-K Expansion Grant

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202207106
October 14, 2022
11:59 PM Local Time
(as amended)
Jane Kirsling

Amendment #1
Clarification

Amendment #2

Q&A Summary

Amendment #3

 

Competitive Grants for Adult Education

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202206089
July 25, 2022
11:59 PM Local Time
Megan Dichter Selection Package

Statewide Expansion of Extended Learning Opportunity (ELO) Programming

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202204057
May 12, 2022
11:59 PM Local Time
Rick Wilson Selection Package

CTE Personnel Infrastructure and Equipment

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202203042
May 5, 2022
11:59 PM Local Time
Dwight Littlefield Selection Package

Community Schools

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202202018
April 28, 2022
11:59 PM Local Time
Julie A. Smyth

American Rescue Plan - Homeless Children and Youth I

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202106083
July 9, 2021
11:59 PM Local Time
Amelia Lyons

McKinney-Vento Grants

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202106080
July 16, 2021
11:59 PM Local Time
Amelia Lyons Selection Package

Adult Education Continuity of Service Grant

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202005093
June 23, 2020
11:59 PM Local Time
Amy Poland

Adult Education Workforce Innovation Grant

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFP 202012177
February 25, 2021
11:59 PM Local Time
Amy Poland

Higher Education Workforce Grants
Work-Based Learning Experiences

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202204069
June 8, 2022
11:59 PM Local Time
Updated 5/20/2022
Angel Loredo

Experiential Maine! - Summer Coastal Ecology - New Programs

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202205074
June 1, 2022
11:59 PM Local Time
Page Nichols Selection Package

Experiential Maine! - Summer Coastal Ecology - Expansion

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202205075
June 1, 2022
11:59 PM Local Time
Page Nichols Selection Package

Higher Education Workforce Grants
New or Expanded Programs

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202205071
June 16, 2022
11:59 PM Local Time
Angel Loredo Selection Package

CTE Infrastructure

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202204059
September 22, 2022
11:59 PM Local Time
Steven Airoldi

Maine Commission for Community Service

Maine AmeriCorps State Competitive Grants

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202210173
November 17, 2022 by
11:59 PM Local Time
Maryalice Crofton Information Session  

Maine AmeriCorps Public Health Competitive Grants

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202210172
November 17, 2022 by
11:59 PM Local Time
Maryalice Crofton Information Session  

Maine Climate Corps

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202208128
September 23, 2022 by
11:59 PM Local Time
Kirsten Brewer

Information Session Recording

Q&A Summary

Selection Package

Maine AmeriCorps Planning Grants

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202207118
August 25, 2022 by
11:59 PM Local Time
Maryalice Crofton Information Session Recording Selection Package
RFP 202202015
April 19, 2022 by
11:59 PM Local Time
Maryalice Crofton

Maine Rural State AmeriCorps Grants

Grant Document
Next Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202207123 September 15, 2022 by 11:59 PM Local Time Maryalice Crofton

Information Session Recording   Part 1

Information Session Recording Part 2

Q&A Summary

 
Grant Awards
Spring 2021
Selection Package
   
 
 

Maine AmeriCorps Formula Grants

Grant Document
Next Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFP 202102030
April 20, 2021 by 11:59 AM local time
Grant Awards
2021 Spring
Selection Package
   
 
 

Maine AmeriCorps State Competitive Grant

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFP 202010156
November 19, 2020 by
11:59 PM Local Time
Maryalice Crofton
 
 

 


 

Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (DACF)

Maine Farms for the Future Program

Grant Document
Next Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFP 202109150- Maine Farms for the Future Program Phase 1
December 6, 2021
Alexander Redfield
RFP 202109151 - Maine Farms for the Future Program Phase 2 January 10, 2022 Alexander Redfield Q&A Summary Selection Package


HR-133 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program

Grant Document
Next Application Submission Date
RFA Contact
Current Application
Misc. Files
RFA 202106095
August 17, 2021
by 11:59 PM Local Time
Leigh Hallett
Grant Awards
     
 
 

Agricultural Development Grant

Grant Document
Next Application Submission Date
RFA Contact
Current Application
Misc. Files
RFA 202102018
April 22, 2021
Grant Awards
2020 Awards 2021 Awards  
 
 

Specialty Crop Block Grant Program

Grant Document
Next Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Current Application
Misc. Files
RFA 202201008
March 8, 2022
by 11:59 PM Local Time
Grant Awards
2017 Awards 2019 Awards 2020 Awards

Previous Grant Documents

Please note that the following documents are for transparency and archive purposes only, as they are from previous iterations of this grant. All current documents are found above.

Previous Grant Document
Misc. Files
RFP 201901012 - Specialty Crop Block Grant
 
 
 

Agricultural Direct Technical Assistance Grant

Grant Document
Next Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Current Application
Misc. Files
Agricultural Direct Technical Assistance Grant
N/A
 
 
 
Grant Awards
2018 Awards    
 
 

Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (DIFW)

For Existing DIFW Grant Opportunities that do not come through the Division of Procurement Services, go to their website:

DIFW Grants Webpage

Coming Soon

Grant Document
Next Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Current Application
Misc. Files
Placeholder
TBD - 2019
2019 Application
 
 
Grant Awards
2017 Awards 2018 Awards 2019 Awards
 
 

 


Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

Grant Funding to Establish PFAS Laboratories in Maine

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202206103
September 7, 2022
by 11:59 PM Local Time
Kelly Perkins

Invasive Aquatic Plant Removal Cost Share Application

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202111188
February 1, 2022 by
11:59 PM Local Time
Denise Blanchette

Competitive Grant Program for Invasive Aquatic Plant Removal

Grant Document
Next Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Current Application
Misc. Files
RFP 201810212 - Competitive Grant Program for Invasive Aquatic Plant Removal
Annually by 4:00 PM on the first business day of February beginning in 2020 
2021 Applications Due 2/2/2021 per Amendment
Denise Blanchette
2021 Application
UPDATED 12/7/2020
Grant Awards
2018 Awards 2020 Awards 2021 Awards
 
 

 

Waste Diversion Grants Program

2022

Grant Document
Next Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFP 202111169
2022 Waste Diversion Grants, Round I
February 11, 2022 by 11:59 PM local time
Mark King
RFP 202208135
2022 Waste Diversion Grants
Round II
September 14, 2022 by 11:59 PM local time Mark King  

Round II Selection Package

2021

Grant Document
Next Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Current Application
Misc. Files
RFP 202103040
2021 Waste Diversion Grants, Round I
April 19, 2021 no later than 11:59 PM local time
Mark King
See RFP Document for application instructions
RFP 202009145- Waste Diversion Grants Program II November 16, 2020 no later than 11:59 PM local time  Mark King See RFP Document for application instructions Q&A Summary Selection Package

2020

 
Grant Document
Next Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Current Application
Misc. Files
RFP 202002039 - Waste Diversion Grants Program
May 19, 2020 no later than 11:59 PM local time 
Mark King
See RFP Document for application instructions

 

Grants for Stream Crossing Public Infrastructure Improvements

Grant Document
Next Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
 Current Misc. Files
RFA 202208126
November 10th, 2022 no later than 11:59 PM local time
John Maclaine Q&A Summary  
Older Documents
The documents below are from the earlier rounds, and are kept here for reference purposes. The most recent Round's documents will be posted above.
Round 1
(Ended 6/3/19)
Q&A Summaries
Q&A Summary 1
Q&A Summary 2

Round 2
Q&A Summary 1

2020 Q&A Summaries
Q&A Summary #1
Q&A Summary #2
Q&A Summary #3
2021 Q&A Summary
Q&A Summary

 

Grant Awards

2019 Round 1 Awards

2019 Round 2 Awards

2020 Round 1 Awards 2021 Awards
 
 

 

Grants for Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Projects Watershed-Based Plan Development

Grant Document
Next Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202203024
April 27th, 2022 no later than
11:59 PM local time
Previous Grant Awards
2017 Awards 2018 Awards 2019 Awards 2021 Awards

 

Grants for Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Projects Watershed Plan Implementation

Grant Document
Next Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202203023 May 20, 2022 no later than
11:59 PM local time
Alex Wong Q&A Summary
Grant Awards
2017 Awards 2018 Awards 2019 Awards 2021 Awards

 

Grants to Support Recycling and Organics Management Initiatives

Grant Document
Next Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Current Application
Misc. Files
Grants to Support Recycling and Organics Management Initiatives
TBD - 2019
Carole Cifrino
2019 Application
 
 
Grant Awards
2018 Awards 2019 Awards  
 
 

 

Grants for Wetlands Restoration

Grant Document
Next Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Current Application
Misc. Files
Grants for Wetlands Restoration
TBD - 2019
William Longfellow
2019 Application
 
 
Grant Awards
2017 Awards 2018 Awards 2019 Awards
 
 

 


 

State of Maine Judicial Branch (SMJB)

Development of Programs and Services for Parents Divorcing, Separating or Living Apart

Request for Applications
Submission Due Date
Contact
Misc. Files
RFA 202207117
August 15, 2022 by
11:59 PM local time
Joanna Davis Q&A Summary Selection Package


 

Department of Corrections (DOC)

Supporting Community Based Organizations Serving Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) including Immigrant and Refugee Communities in Maine

Request for Applications
Submission Due Date
Contact
Misc. Files
RFA 202210174
November 30, 2022 by
11:59 PM local time
Linda Barry-Potter