SOUTH CHINA — The Oak Grove School Foundation is accepting applications for grants to support the educational and cultural needs of students and nonprofit organizations in the greater central Maine area.

Recipients must be educational, charitable or religious organizations that are tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code.

Grant requests must be received by April 1. Funding decisions will be made in May and funds will be distributed in July. Recent grants have ranged from $500 to $5,000.

Groups interested in obtaining application forms and guidelines should contact Joann Clark Austin, Oak Grove School Foundation, P.O. Box 150, South China, ME 04358-0150 or email briggsusan@gmail.com.