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Center on Aging seeks partners for AmeriCorps grant

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ORONO, Maine — Lenard Kaye, director of the University of Maine Center on Aging, has announced it is planning to submit a grant proposal for operating funds from the Corporation for National and Community Service to implement an AmeriCorps program with the goal of serving lower-income older adults in Maine by providing them with energy conservation assistance such as winterization services and education on ways for improving household energy efficiency.
These services will be provided by AmeriCorps members who are placed with nonprofits, community organizations, and government entities from across the state.
he Center on Aging is looking for partners who are interested in hosting an AmeriCorps member and teaming up with it on this grant proposal.
This is a valuable opportunity for organizations to provide new services or expand on existing services which address pressing energy conservation needs for lower-income older adults in Maine.
The Center on Aging is excited about the opportunity to work with a diverse range of community partners on this initiative and is working to create a powerful network of organizations in the state committed to collaborating in the area of consumer energy conservation assistance.
If your organization is interested in this opportunity, contact Program Coordinator for this initiative, David Wihry, by calling 262-7928 or emailing david.c.wihry@umit.maine.edu.

For More Information:

Contact Name: David Wihry

Telephone Number: (207)262-7928


Email: david.c.wihry@umit.maine.edu