News Archive 2009-2018

Students, Anonymous Donor Propel McKeen Center’s Common Good Grant Program (Bangor Daily News) Archives


Now in its 11th year, the student-run Common Good Grant Program is preparing to distribute more than $10,000 to local non-profit groups, with the help of an anonymous donor.

The program, coordinated through the McKeen Center for the Common Good, is highlighted in the Bangor Daily News.

“It’s something that very few people get to experience, getting to see inside the operations of all these nonprofits,” says Common Good Grant Committee co-leader Matt Hillard ’12 in the article. “Since the program existed, we’ve been able to fund about 20 percent of the applications we’ve received. There is a high demand for these grants, so it becomes a pretty tough decision.” Read the article.