Have a great idea? Need some funding? Our fall grant cycle is open September 1st, with submissions closing on October 15th. Learn more and apply here.


Get Tickets for Foundation51’s “Fall Fling” September 20th


Fall Fling

Our Guiding Principles

Innovation in education

Foundation 51 funds innovative teaching techniques and methods

Supporting MSAD 51

Projects must be intended for use by students in one or all of the schools in MSAD 51

And The Community

Projects may be submitted by students, teachers, and community members

Foundation 51 provides independent funding to promote student development with innovative teaching methods that inspire creativity and passion, and encourage social responsibility.
Get Involved


Your tax-deductible donation, large or small, helps fund innovation in our schools.

Apply For A Grant

Foundation 51 considers applications for grants twice each academic year. The deadlines are October 15 and March 15 each year, but you are welcome to submit an application anytime.


Inquire about serving on Foundation 51’s board, assisting with events, or simply spreading the word!

Foundation 51 is a 501(c)(3) non-profit. Donations are tax deductible.

Foundation 51
P.O. Box 545
Cumberland, ME 04021

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