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Piscataquis County Economic Development Council is seeking a Grant Specialist

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Grant Specialist will research, draft, administer, manage and report on grants supporting the work of the PCEDC, Piscataquis County and municipalities, and other partnering organizations and initiatives. This position will increase grant funding from local, regional, state, and national government sources, private foundations, and corporate foundations in support of the projects designated by the Executive Director.

Following 2020 challenges, PCEDC looks to new year.

“This has been an unusual year, to say the least, for the PCEDC and you folks,” Shea said. He said despite the challenges, the PCEDC still worked to provide an approximate six-time return on investment made in the council and facilitated the awarding of about $540,000 in CDBG funds.

2020 Myrick Award Goes to Tom Goulette

As the past president of PCEDC Tom has given this award to other deserving members of Piscataquis County and now it’s his turn to be on the other side of that handshake. We can’t think of anyone more deserving of this award and we know Pete would be pleased to see Tom Goulette receive this years Myrick Award.

2021 Grant Prep Packet for information on current Cares Act Funding

For the most current grant information feel free to contact us directly.

Local collaboration receives grant to support study of workforce development and youth aspirations barriers

“This grant will support a series of activities designed to learn more about area challenges in recruitment/retention of employees as well as to identify the challenges faced by area youth and young adults to their long-term aspirations about career and job choices, employment and civic involvement.” said Sue Mackey Andrews, co-chairperson of HHH.

Two CDBG Micro-Enterprise Assistance Grants Awarded to Greenville

PCEDC worked with the Town of Greenville to submit two CDBG Micro-Enterprise Assistance Grants; the grants were to assist the Bartley Event Center and Northwoods Health & Wellness Center. We are excited to announce that Greenville was awarded both Grants; a total of 19 grants were awarded across the State.