Applicant Information

Be sure to read completely the Maine Youth Act Mini-grant information before submitting a proposal using this form. It is advisable to prepare narrative answers in a word processing format first and then cut/paste responses into this form.

If you have any questions or challenges with the form, contact the Maine  Commission for Community Service at service.commission@maine.gov or call 207.624.7792.

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* 1. Contact information for primary contact person

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* 2. Contact information for second contact person

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* 3. Applying organization’s EIN

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* 4. Briefly describe the youth/students who will participate in the Maine Youth Act project. Include how many, age range, and the common tie (in the same class, belong to same youth group, etc.) that ensures they will be able to work together

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* 5. Identify and describe the specific adults (names, relationship to students, experience with advising on projects) who will guide the students through the planning and implementation of the Maine Youth Act project.

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* 6. Describe how and when students/youth will be introduced to Dr. King’s “Building the Beloved Community”. Include the plan for giving students time to reflect on how this concept connects to their lives and community.

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* 7. Outline completion dates for the six steps and describe the indicators of completion.

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* 8. Identify the planning guide adults will provide students to structure their progress through the steps. While the Youth Service America manual is referenced in this application, grant recipients are not required to use it. The committee recognizes that Scouts, Extension, and other groups have guides that are equally as useful.

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* 9. Describe when and how as well as who will be responsible for leading a structured reflection for youth/students and community participants after completion of the project on January 20.

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* 10. Provide the anticipated date for the community event.

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* 11. Provide evidence the applicant organization is an eligible entity as described in the instructions. Describe the applicants experience in managing small grant projects and service by students. Provide a description of how the school/organization financial office will document match.

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* 12. UPLOAD BUDGET PROPOSED

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