Davis Fund Committee


The Nathaniel Davis Fund Committee is charged with the responsibility of recommending projects to the Town Council that most clearly fit the terms of the will of Samuel Gross Davis that included a bequest made in memory of his father, Nathaniel Davis, born in 1791. Nathaniel Davis was “a substantial and useful citizen, the proprietor of a stationery store on Mason Street from 1825 until his death in 1866.”


The Davis Fund Committee consists of seven (7) members who are appointed by the Town Council.


  • Annee Tara, Chair
  • Alison Harris, Secretary
  • Shaun Hogan
  • Jym St. Pierre
  • Jeff Ward
  • Vacancy
  • Vacancy

Meeting Schedule

Annually on the first Wednesday and Thursday in May to interview grant applicants, and over the winter as needed to plan.

Committee Responsibilities

The will of Samuel Gross Davis, son of Nathaniel Davis, stipulates that the income from the Nathaniel Davis Fund shall be used for the “pleasure of its inhabitants as the government of Brunswick of that year shall decide.”  The committee meets with representatives of each organization requesting funds and makes recommendations to the Town Council. Grants typically range between $500 and $2,500.

Committee Staff

Deb Young, Executive Administrative Assistant

Annual Reporting

The Davis Committee will present to the Town Council on an Annual Basis

Next Scheduled Reporting: May 20, 2024

Application Information

Applications for 2024 grants are due Friday, April 19, 2024 by 3:00 PM in the Office of the Brunswick Town Manager.  Seven (7) copies are required. No applications will be accepted after the deadline.

2024 application form and guidelines will be available by March 15, 2024 and will be posted in the Documents section below.

Additional Information

For more details about the board or to obtain information on becoming a member of the committee, please contact the Town Manager, John Eldridge, at (207) 725-6659.

Agenda & Minutes

Agendas and minutes are available here. 

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