Bar Harbor Trust Services Accepting Applications for Hattie A. & Fred C. Lynam Trust Grants until September 18

Bar Harbor, Maine (September 2, 2021) – Bar Harbor Trust Services is accepting applications for the 2021 Hattie A. & Fred C. Lynam Trust grants now through September 18, 2021. The Lynam Trust, which is managed by Bar Harbor Trust Services, was established in 1942 and supports charitable, religious, and educational organizations serving the people of Mount Desert Island. Grant awards typically range between $500 and $5,000.

Grant eligibility is limited to tax exempt organizations that have their primary administrative office located on Mount Desert Island. (The Lynam Trust does not award grants to individuals.) Grants may be awarded for operational needs, facilities, or capital campaigns.

Interested nonprofit organizations can download the application at Applications should be sent via email to or by U.S. mail to:

Lynam Grant Application
C/O Bar Harbor Trust Services
Attn: Joe Pratt
P.O. Box 1100
Ellsworth, ME 04605

Applications must be post marked or received by email on or before September 18, 2021. Applications will be reviewed by the Lynam Grants Committee in November 2021 and grants will be awarded by December 31, 2021.

Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE American: BHB) is the parent company of its wholly owned subsidiary, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. Operating over 50 locations across Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine and has more than $3.6 billion in assets. As a leading Northern New England community bank, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust offers a full range of personal and business banking services, as well as wealth management services through its subsidiaries Bar Harbor Trust Services and Charter Trust Company. For more information about Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, visit or call 888-853-7100. Member FDIC.