Audrey B. Seale Service Program 2018

I am happy to share that the Audrey B. Seale Fund is being revived. There is a committee in place to receive applications for the 2018 award year. The deadline to apply is this April 21.

Introduction: The Audrey B. Seale Service program was established in 2006 by a generous gift from Audrey B. Seale to the Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church in Portland, Maine. The purpose of the program is to enable individuals ages 14 to 24 who have been active participants in a Senior Youth Group of a Unitarian Universalist church in Maine, with preference given to those who have been active participants in the Senior Youth Group of the Allen Avenue Church, to perform a significant period of community service, up to one year in duration.

Who may apply: Applicants must be at least 14 years of age and no more than 24 years of age at the time of application. In addition, they must have been active participants in a senior youth group of a Unitarian Universalist church in Maine and be able to provide documentation of their activity from the Religious Education Director, Senior Youth Advisor, or other appropriate official of the church where the activity occurred.

Project guidelines: Proposals for ABS service projects may be in the areas of environment improvement, community development, social justice and advocacy, social service, or other areas that are consistent with and further the intents of the seven Unitarian Universalist Principles.

Applicants should plan to devote a significant percentage of their time daily to their projects during the period that the project takes place. Grant funds may be used for living expenses during the project period, transportation to and from the project site, materials needed to carry out the project, or other expenses directly related to realization of the project. A maximum of $6,000 will be available in each grant cycle.

FMI Julie Harrison harrison@maine.rr.com or call A2U2 at 797-7240