Grant Funding Opportunities (RFAs)

The solicitations below are grant funding opportunities made available by various State agencies, most commonly in the form of Requests for Applications (RFAs).  

Archive
The table below lists all active RFAs. For archived RFAs, please see here

Appeals
To access appeal guidelines, rules, current appeal details, and past appeal hearing decisions, please see here.

Freedom of Access Act (FOAA)
Following announcement of an award decision, all submissions in response to a 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.).

For FOAA requests related to Request for Applications, please submit requests to FOAArequest.DAFS@Maine.gov.

The table below lists all current RFAs and may be sorted by clicking on the arrows next to the column headers. A copy of the RFA and any related documents (Q&A Summary, Amendments, Selection Packages) may be obtained by clicking on the links associated with the RFA.  

RFA Title RFA # Issuing Department Date Posted Q/A Summary and Amendments Application Due Date RFA Status Award Documents Next Anticipated RFA Release
School Based Mental Health Provider Scholarship and Incentives Grant 202404094 DOE Open N/A
Pre-K Expansion Pilot Grant 202405099 DOE Open N/A
First 10 Community School Pilot 202405100 DOE Open N/A
Career and Technical Education Equipment Bond 202402024 DOE Open N/A
Community Building Grant Funding Opportunity for Community Based Organizations 202403074 CRITP Open N/A
2024 Maine Out-of-School Time (MOST) Career Exploration 202404087 DOE Closed - Evaluation of Proposals N/A
Assertive Community Treatment Expansion Funding 202404086 DHHS Open N/A
Washington County Area Residential Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program 202404083 DHHS Open N/A
Adult Day Services Initiative Pilot Projects Grant Funding Opportunity 202404084 DHHS Closed - Evaluation of Proposals N/A
Farms for the Future Phase 2 202403069 DACF Closed - Evaluation of Proposals N/A
Grants for Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Projects Watershed-based Plan Implementation 202403076 DEP Closed - Evaluation of Proposals N/A
Resilient Food Systems Infrastructure Program 202403071 DACF Closed - Evaluation of Proposals N/A
McKinney-Vento Subgrants 202403070 DOE Closed - Evaluation of Proposals N/A
Clean Energy Partnership - Workforce Development 202402047 GOV Open N/A
Nonpoint Source Grant for Pollution Control Projects Watershed-based Plan Development 202403060 DEP Closed - Evaluation of Proposals N/A
Pre-K Expansion Pilot Grant 202403064 DOE Awarded Sanford School Department N/A
Maine AmeriCorps Standard Formula Grants Application Instructions and Guidelines 202403058 MCCS/DOE Closed - Evaluation of Proposals
Maine Rural State AmeriCorps Grants Application Instructions and Guidelines 202403063 MCCS/DOE Closed - Evaluation of Proposals
Climate Education Professional Development Grant 202402049 DOE Closed - Evaluation of Proposals N/A
2024 Waste Diversion Grants Program, Round I 202403057 DEP Awarded Multiple N/A
Supporting Community-Based Organizations Working Within Marginalized Communities 202402022 DOC Closed - Evaluation of Proposals N/A
FY 2024 Substance Use Disorder Assistance Program 202402039 DPS Closed - Evaluation of Proposals N/A
Specialty Crop Block Grant Program 202402032 DACF Closed - Evaluation of Proposals N/A
Community Schools 202401017 DOE Awarded Multiple N/A
Maine Grid Resilience Grant Program 202312239 GOV Closed - Evaluation of Proposals N/A
STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grant 202401020 DPS Awarded Multiple N/A
Housing Opportunity Program Municipal Grants 202312254 DECD Closed - Evaluation of Proposals N/A
Program Implementation and Workforce Recruitment and Retention to Support Children's Assertive Community Treatment 202401013 DHHS Awarded Sweetser N/A
Invasive Aquatic Plant Removal Cost Share Application 202311232 DEP Awarded Multiple N/A
Grant Funding Opportunity for Adolescent Substance Use Disorder Services 202312245 DHHS Closed - No Proposals Received N/A
First 10 Community School Pilot 202312243 DOE Awarded Multiple N/A
Washington County Expansion of Adult Residential Substance Use Disorder Treatment 202311234 DHHS Closed - No Proposals Received N/A
Community Resilience Partnership - Energy Efficiency Priorities Grant 202312241 GOV Awarded Multiple Awards N/A
2024 Maine Outdoor Learning Initiative 202311223 DOE Awarded Multiple N/A
Improving Access to Early Intervention Services Grant Funding Opportunity for Community-based Organizations 202310219 DHHS Awarded Multiple N/A
Comprehensive Electronic Health Record Pilot 202309208 DOE Open N/A
Maine AmeriCorps State Competitive Grants 202309196 MCCS/DOE Closed - Evaluation of Proposals N/A
Maine Rural State AmeriCorps Grants 202308187 MCCS/DOE Closed - Evaluation of Proposals N/A
Teacher Apprenticeship Pilot Program Grant Funding - FY 2024 Application 202307161 DOL Awarded Multiple N/A
First 4 ME Early Care and Education Program Pilot Sites Grant Opportunity 202306144 DHHS Awarded Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce Foundation N/A
Housing Opportunity Program Service Provider Grants 202306123 DECD Awarded Multiple N/A
STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grant 202306143 DPS Awarded Multiple N/A
Healthcare Disparities Funding for Community Paramedicine 202306130 DPS Awarded Multiple N/A
2023 Residential Expansion of Substance Used Disorder Treatment Grant Funding Opportunity 202305112 DHHS Awarded Multiple N/A
Community Resilience Partnership - Service Provider Grant 202305099 GOV Awarded Multiple
Community Resilience Partnership - Community Action Grant 202305100 GOV Awarded Multiple
Rural Workforce Recruitment and Retention Grant Program 2023040985 DECD Awarded Multiple N/A
STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grant 202304094 DPS Awarded Multiple N/A
Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Grant 20230365 DPS Closed - No Proposals Received N/A
First 4 ME Early Care and Education Program Pilot Sites Grant Opportunity 202211187 DHHS Awarded Multiple N/A
FY 2023 Substance Use Disorder Assistance Program 202302020 DPS Awarded Multiple
Healthcare Disparities Funding for Community Paramedicine 202301013 DPS Awarded Multiple N/A
Rural Workforce Recruitment and Retention Grant Program 202301010 DECD Cancelled Notice of Cancellation N/A
Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)- Innovation Grants Funding Opportunity 202301004 DHHS Awarded Multiple N/A
Health Equity Infrastructure & Capacity Building Grant Funding Opportunity for Community Based Organizations 202212199 DHHS Awarded Multiple N/A
Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Grant 202211186 DPS Closed - No Proposals Received N/A
Catalyst Funds for Adult Residential Substance Use Disorder Treatment Grant Funding Opportunity 202210164 DHHS Awarded Multiple N/A
STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grant 202207116 DPS Awarded Multiple N/A
Catalyst Funds for Residential Substance Use Disorder 202207122 DHHS Cancelled Notice of Cancellation N/A
Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)- Innovation Grants Funding Opportunity 202208125 DHHS Awarded Multiple N/A
Community Resilience Partnership - Service Provider Grant 202206101 GOV Awarded Multiple
Community Resilience Partnership - Community Action Grant 202207107 GOV Awarded Multiple
Expansion of Clinical Preceptorships and Rural Graduate Medical Education (GME Programs) 202206098 DHHS Awarded Multiple N/A
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Communities of Practice 202205086 DECD Closed No Award N/A
School Based Health Center Services 202206096 DHHS Awarded Multiple N/A
COVID-19 Community Resilience Grant Funding Opportunity for Community- Based Organizations 202206091 DHHS Withdrawn Conditional Award Withdrawn N/A
Capital Funds for Residential Substance Use Disorder Treatment Facilities 202205084 DHHS Awarded Multiple N/A
Maine Industry Partnerships for Workforce Development Initiative Grant Funding - FY 2022 Application 202204054 DOL Awarded Multiple N/A
Health Equity Infrastructure & Capacity Building Grant Funding Opportunity for Community Based Organizations 202204066 DHHS Awarded Multiple N/A
Maine Career Exploration Grant Funding 202203044 GOV Awarded Multiple
STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grant 202202022 DPS Awarded Multiple N/A
FY 2022 Substance Use Disorder Assistance Program 202202014 DPS Awarded Multiple N/A
Maine Apprenticeship Program Grant Funding 202111177 DOL Awarded Multiple
Community Resilience Partnership - Service Provider Grant 202111181 GOV Awarded Multiple
Community Resilience Partnership - Community Action Grant 202111178 GOV Awarded Multiple
School Based Health Center Services 202106085 DHHS Awarded Multiple N/A
COVID Response Services RFQ 2020072 DHHS Awarded Medical Care Development, Inc (MCD) N/A
Rapid COVID-19 Testing Services RFQ 2020066 DHHS Awarded Walgreens N/A
Efforts to Increase COVID-19 Testing Swab and Send Specimen Collection Sites 202006101 DHHS Awarded Multiple N/A