Virginia Hodgkins Somers Foundation Application Process

Step One:

Read The Guidelines

Our priority is funding organizations that provide opportunities to the underserved populations (see above) which:

  • Benefit children and families to meet their basic needs
  • Supplemental experiential education for children and youth

General Guidelines

  • Organizations serving residents in York County, Maine
  • We will no longer accept applications from organizations outside of York County, ME.
  • Requests up to $50,000; however, the typical grant size is between $10,000 and $30,000
  • All applications will be for operations funding
  • Applications for consecutive years will be considered
  • We do not fund public school districts
  • Applicants must be qualified and recognized as charities in accordance with the terms of the Internal Revenue Code

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