The Maine Community Foundation, in partnership with the Maine Historic Preservation Commission’s New Century Grant Program, is seeking proposals to its Belvedere Fund for Historic Preservation.

Grant awards up to $25,000 are available for the preservation and reuse of historic buildings in rural areas that serve as civic, cultural or economic hubs for communities.

The next application deadline is Sept. 15. For more information, guidelines, and an application, visit the “For Nonprofits” section at

A statewide foundation with offices in Portland and Ellsworth, the Maine Community Foundation partners with donors and nonprofits to strengthen Maine communities through philanthropy and leadership.