Hancock County Fund Awards the Criterion a $3,000 Grant
The 1932 Criterion Theatre has received a $3,000 grant from the Hancock County Fund of the Maine Community Foundation to assist with board growth and further development.
“We are so honored to be selected as a recipient of the County Fund,” said Heather Martin, Director of the Criterion. “This grant will allow us to build on the work already underway and lay a solid foundation, ensuring the theatre will be here serving this community with vibrancy and creativity for many generations to come.”
The 1932 Criterion Theatre is a nonprofit cinema, theatre, multimedia art producer and venue committed to safeguarding this historic space for stories, storytellers and audiences. The Criterion has been a staple of the Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island arts community since its construction in 1932 and looks forward to a long future of welcoming theatre goers.
The Maine Community Foundation has offices in Ellsworth and Portland and works with donors and other partners to improve the quality of life for all Maine people. To learn more about the foundation, visit www.mainecf.org.