The Maine Theater Fund of the Maine Community Foundation has awarded 17 grants totaling $76,829 to support professional and community theaters in the production and presentation of live theater. Local grantees include Rockport’s Everyman Repertory Theatre, Marsh River Theater in Brooks, Midcoast Actors Studio in Belfast, and Waldo Theatre in Waldoboro. The next deadline for applications is September 15. Guidelines, the application and a list of recent grants are available at