February 27, 2018 | Main Spotlight | Grants to Green Maine Channels Yankee Ingenuity to Reduce Energy Costs | By Anne Ball, Program Director, Maine Downtown Center |
Photo Credit: Pejepscot Historical Society (Brunswick, ME), a Grants to Green Recipient
As part of the Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta’s Grants to Green program, Maine was designated one of two national replication sites. Anne Ball of the Maine Development Foundation explains how $1.2 million in grants enabled 27 non-profits to cut energy consumption, slash costs, and reinvest in historic properties along Main Streets across the state.
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