Grant applications are available now on United Midcoast Charities’ website, unitedmidcoastcharities.org, for the organization’s 2019 grant cycle. Application information, eligibility requirements, sample qualified programs and the grant cycle schedule can all be found on the website. The deadline for all grant applications is Tuesday, March 5.

UMC encourages new applicants or those with new proposals or questions to call and speak with Executive Director Megan Williams. All submissions must be made through the online application. Applicants who lack access to a computer or the internet can reserve a time to use the in-office computer station for grant submission; call UMC at 236-2299.

United Midcoast Charities’ annual competitive grant program assists a wide range of nonprofit agencies that provide programming aimed at promoting the welfare of residents of Knox and Waldo counties within UMC’s focus areas of food, housing, health and safety, and economic security. UMC’s preference and history has been in funding projects or organizations whose main goal is to aid low-income residents.