The Friends of Sears Island (FOSI) received a $4,900 grant from the Waldo County Fund of the Maine Community Foundation. This grant will enable FOSI to expand its outreach capacity through public awareness events, formal presentations, increased learning opportunities, and collaborations with area towns, schools and other nonprofits. Key to this increased activity will be application of the grant money towards contracting a short-term outreach coordinator.
The Friends of Sears Island (FOSI) has received a $5,000 grant from the Davis Conservation Foundation to assist with its capacity building project. Combined with funds from a previously received grant FOSI plans to expand its outreach through educational and public awareness events, and collaboration with area schools, towns and other nonprofits.