Applications open for grants to help finance cultural events

The Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series Committee is accepting grant applications from the University of Maine community for events beginning on or after Oct. 26. Requests for support for virtual programming and festivities are highly encouraged.

Grants support up to 50% of expenses associated with cultural events that enhance the artistic, cultural and intellectual life of the UMaine.

The CA/DLS committee accepts applications four times a year. The next application deadline is Sept. 28. Proposals must be submitted online using the CA/DLS Grant Application Form

Past awards have supported lectures and lecture series, Culturefest, the International Dance Festival, exhibits, performances and guest artists.