Call for proposals for the Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series

The Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series Committee is accepting grant applications from the University of Maine to enhance the artistic, cultural, and intellectual life of the campus of the University of Maine and to support speaking engagements or lectures at the University of Maine at Machias.   

Grants support up to 50% of expenses associated with cultural events and speaking engagements and lectures.

The CA/DLS committee accepts applications four times a year. The next application deadline is Nov. 28, 2022.

Grant applications submitted by the above deadline are for projects starting on or after Dec. 27, 2022.  

Proposals must be submitted online using the CA/DLS Grant Application Form at

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