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.), unless, and to the extent provided by statute, the applicant requested information be designated as confidential pursuant to: Chapter 33

All applicable laws, whether or not herein contained, shall be included by this reference.  It shall be the Applicant’s responsibility to determine the applicability and requirements of any such laws and to abide by them.

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

 

Department of Education (DOE)

McKinney-Vento Subgrants: COVID-19 Emergency Mini-Grant

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202004072
May 6, 2020 by
11:59 PM Local Time
Amelia Lyons
 

McKinney-Vento Grants

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFA 202004079
July 1, 2020
11:59 PM Local Time
Amelia Lyons
 
 

 

Maine AmeriCorps Planning Grants

Grant Document
Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Misc. Files
RFP 202005086
June 11, 2020 by
11:59 PM Local Time
Maryalice Crofton
 
 

 

Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (DACF)

Agricultural Development Grant

Grant Document
Next Application Submission Date
RFA Contact
Current Application
Misc. Files
Agricultural Development Grant
 
Grant Awards
2020 Awards    
 
 

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    
 
 

Specialty Crop Block Grant

Grant Document
Next Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Current Application
Misc. Files
2020 Grant RFA Document
March 31, 2020
by 11:59 PM Local Time
 
Grant Awards
2017 Awards 2018 Awards 2019 Awards
2020 Awards
2021 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
 
 
 

Maine Farms for the Future Program

Grant Document
Next Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Current Applications
Spring 2020
Misc. Files
RFP 201904076 - Maine Farms for the Future Program
May 12, 2020 by 11:59 PM Local Time
Stephanie Gilbert
No Phase 1 for Spring 2020
Phase 2 Application
Grant Awards
Spring 2019 Awards
Fall 2019 Phase 1 Awards
Fall 2019 Phase 2 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)

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 
Denise Blanchette
2020 Application
UPDATED 12/6/2019
Grant Awards
2018 Awards 2020 Awards  
 
 

 

Waste Diversion 

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
Grant Awards
2019 Awards    
 
 

 

Grants for Stream Crossing Public Infrastructure Improvements

Grant Document
Next Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Current Application
 Current Misc. Files
RFP 201903060 Grant Documentation
Round 1 - First Monday of June 2019
Round 2 - Second Tuesday of November 2019 
John Maclaine
 
Older Documents
(These are documents 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

   

 

Grant Awards

2019 Round 1 Awards

2019 Round 2 Awards

   
 
 

 

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

Grant Document
Next Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Current Application
Misc. Files
RFA 202002031
April 22nd, 2020 no later than 11:59 PM local time
 
 
Grant Awards
2017 Awards 2018 Awards 2019 Awards
 
 

 

Grants for Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Projects Watershed Plan Implementation

Grant Document
Next Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Current Application
Misc. Files
RFA 202003056
Annually on the 3rd Friday in May by 11:59 PM local time
Grant Awards
2017 Awards 2018 Awards 2019 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
 
 

 


Department of Public Safety (DPS)

STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grant

Grant Document
Next Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Current Application
Misc. Files
STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grant
August 20, 2019
Dale Gilbert
2019 Application
 
Grant Awards

2017 Awards - A

2017 Awards - B

2018 Awards - A

2018 Awards - B

2019 Awards
 
 

 


Child Development Services (CDS)

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
 
 

 


Maine AmeriCorps Grants

Maine Rural State AmeriCorps Grants

Grant Document
Next Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Current Application
Misc. Files
RFP 201905082 - 2019-2021 Maine Rural State AmeriCorps Grants
May 31, 2019 by 4:00 PM local time
 
 
 
Grant Awards
2018 Awards    
 
 

 

Special Federal Competition

Grant Document
Next Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Current Application
Misc. Files
Maine AmeriCorps State Grants: Special Federal Competition
TBD - 2022
2018 Application
 
 
Grant Awards
2018 Awards    
 
 

 

Standard Formula Grants

Grant Document
Next Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Current Application
Misc. Files
RFP 201905081 - 2019-2021 Maine AmeriCorps Standard Formula Grants
May 31, 2019 by 4:00 PM local time
 
 
 
Grant Awards
2019 Selection Documents    
 
 

 

State Competitive Grants

Grant Document
Next Application Submission Date
Grant Coordinator
Current Application
Misc. Files
Maine AmeriCorps State Competitive Grants
TBD - 2021
2018 Application
 
Grant Awards
2018 Awards