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The Sam L. Cohen Foundation is a philanthropic foundation supporting non-profit organizations.

Our Mission

The Sam L. Cohen Foundation strives to ensure that all people have the opportunity to develop their potential and provide healthy, productive futures for themselves, their families, and their communities. The Foundation concentrates its grant making efforts in southern Maine.  


We believe that:

  • everyone deserves an opportunity to have a fulfilling and productive future
  • family and community are of utmost importance in life, and
  • giving back to one's community is a fundamental value.