2014 full year program area pie chart

Responsive Grants Awarded in 2014.

 Organization/Location Project/Funding Category  Amount
A Company of Girls
Portland, Maine
Fledgling and Ensemble Programming
Arts & Culture
$ 7,500
Alfond Scholarship
Portland, Maine
York County Head Start College Savings Partnership
Education
 $10,000
American National Red Cross
Portland, Maine
Volunteer Capacity Building
Health & Human Services
 $10,000
Amistad
Portland, Maine
Amistad Free Breakfast
Health & Human Services
 $10,000
Boys & Girls Club of Southern Maine
Portland, Maine
Operating Support
Education
 $15,000
Camp Sunshine 
Casco, Maine 
Bereavement Program
Health & Human Services
 $16,000
Children's Dyslexia Center of Portland
Portland, Maine
Operating Support
Education
 $10,000
Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine
Portland, Maine
"We Are Maine: Rhythm Play"
Arts & Culture
 $ 6,300
Community Dental
Falmouth, Maine
Upgrade of Digital Censors
Health & Human Services
 $30,000
Congregation Beth Israel
Old Orchard Beach, Maine
Capital Improvement
Jewish Culture & Traditions
 $ 7,500
Consumers for Affordable Healthcare
Augusta, Maine
Consumer Assistance Program
Health & Human Services
 $25,000
Council for A Strong America
Topsham, Maine
Public Education Campaign
Civic & Community
 $10,000
Environmental Health Strategy
Portland, Maine
"The First 1,000 Days" Campaign
Civic & Community
 $10,000
Frannie Peabody Center
Portland, Maine
Operating Support
Health & Human Services
 $20,000
Friends of St. Lawrence Church
Portland, Maine
Parish Hall Theater
Arts & Culture
 $ 5,000
Furniture Friends
Portland, Maine
Operating Support
Health & Human Services
 $ 5,000
Good Shepherd Food Bank
Auburn, Maine
Mainers Feeding Mainers
Health & Human Services
 $50,000

Good Will-Hinckley
Hinckley, Maine
College Step-Up Program
Education
 $15,000
Gulf of Maine Research Institute
Portland, Maine
Lab Venture for Southern Maine students
Education
 $25,000
hear ME now
Falmouth, Maine
Speech and Hearing in Preschool
Health & Human Services
 $20,000
HomeHealth Visiting Nurses
Saco, Maine
Developing a Palliative Model of Care for Children
Health & Human Services
$23,400 
International Christian Fellowship
Westbrook, Maine
Power Learning Center
Education
 $ 7,500
Iris Network
Portland, Maine
Low Vision Clinic
Health & Human Services
 $15,000
Kids Free to Grow
Kennebunk, Maine
Nurturing Program
Health & Human Services
 $ 7,500

Kieve-Wavus Education
Nobleboro, Maine
Loranger Middle School Community
Education
 $ 5,000
Lake Region Senior Service
Bridgton, Maine
Healthcare Access Program
Civic & Community
$ 7,500 
Laudholm Trust
Wells, Maine 
Head Start Story Hours
Education
 $ 8,000

Leavitt's Mill Free Health Center
Buxton, Maine
Operating Support
Health & Human Services 
 $ 7,500
Let's Get Ready
Portland, Maine 
Portland Program
Education
 $10,000
Levey Day School
Portland, Maine
Tuition Assistance 
Jewish Culture & Traditions
 $10,000
Lift360
Portland, Maine
Operating Supporting
Civic & Community 
 $10,000
Lunder-Dineen
Bangor, Maine
MOTIVATE:  Maine's Oral Health Initiative
Health & Human Services
$15,000 
Maine Access Immigrant Network
Portland, Maine
Operating Support
Health & Human Services 
$10,000 
Maine Association of Nonprofits
Portland, Maine
Capacity Building for Maine Nonprofits
Civic & Community
 $10,000
Maine Audobon
Falmouth, Maine
Environmental Education (for Portland students)
Education
 $20,000
Maine Boys to Men
Portland, Maine 
Operating Support
Education
 $10,000
Maine Center for Economic Policy
Augusta, Maine
Operating Support
Civic & Community
 $10,000
Maine Centers for Women, Work & Community
Augusta, Maine
In the Maine Stream Program
Civic & Community
 $15,000
Maine Children's Alliance
Augusta, Maine
Maine KIDS COUNT Project
Civic & Community
 $25,000
Maine Jewish Film Festival
Portland, Maine 
Operating Support
Jewish Culture & Traditions
 $10,000
Maine Medical Center
Portland, Maine
Let's Go!  Childhood Obesity Prevention Program
Health & Human Services
 $30,000
Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Ellsworth,Maine
Cross-Cultural Understanding Program
Civic & Community
 $10,000
Maine Women's Policy Center
Augusta, Maine
Economic Security for Maine Women
Civic & Community
 $10,000
Mid-Coast Hunger Prevention Program
Brunswick, Maine
Operating Support
Health & Human Services
 $15,000
Milestone Foundation
Portland, Maine
HOME Team Van
Health & Human Services 
 $20,000
More Than Wheels
Keene, New Hampshire
Operating Support
Civic & Community
$10,000 
My Place Teen Center
Westbrook, Maine
Capital Improvement
Education
 $20,000
Oasis Health Network
Brunswick, Maine
Community Prescription Assistance Program
Health & Human Services 
 $25,000
Pihcintu Multinational Girls Chorus 
Windham, Maine
Operating Support
Arts & Culture
 $ 3,000
Pine Tree Legal Assistance
Portland, Maine
Intake Manager
Civic & Community
 $50,000
Planned Parenthood of Northern New England
Portland, Maine
Southern Maine Charity Care Program
Health & Human Services
 $20,000
Portland Adult Education
Portland, Maine
Jobs Class with Financial Literacy
Education
 $25,000
Portland Conservatory of Music
Portland, Maine
Community Outreach Program
Arts & Culture
 $ 5,000 
Portland Ovations
Portland, Maine
School-time Performance  Series
Arts & Culture
 $15,000
Portland Stage Company
Portland, Maine
K-12 Education Programs
Arts & Culture
 $15,000
Restorative Justice Institute of Maine
Bath, Maine
Operating Support
Civic & Community
 $15,000
RTP
Portland, Maine
Operating Support
Civic & Community
 $15,000 
Safe Families for Children
Portland, Maine
Part-time Family Coach Specialist
Health & Human Services 
 $15,000
SPIRIT Series, Inc.
Santa Monica, CA 
Portland Program
Education
 $ 7,500
Spurwink Services
Portland, Maine
SHIFA Expansion to Southern Maine
Health & Human Services 
 $20,000
Sweetser
Saco, Maine
School Kitchen & Lunchroom Campaign
Education
 $10,000
The REAL School
Falmouth, Maine
REAL Arts
Education
 $ 7,500
The Root Cellar
Portland, Maine
Adult Empowerment Program
Health & Human Services
 $10,000
The Salvation Army
Old Orchard Beach, Maine
Hands-Up Center
Health & Human Services
 $ 7,500
Thornton Academy
Saco, Maine
21st Century Curriculum-to-Career Initiative
Education
 $20,000
Tri-County Literacy
Bath, Maine
Operating Support
Education 
  $ 7,500
University of New England
Biddeford, Maine
Bridges to Baccalaureate Pilot Program
Education 
 $30,000
Wayside Food Programs
Portland, Maine
Operating Support
Health & Human Services
 $20,000
World Affairs Council of Maine
Portland, Maine 
Celebrating Immigration Community Dialogue
Civic & Community
 $10,000
Wolfe's Neck Farm
Freeport, Maine
Farm School for Urban Students
Education 
 $  7,500
York County Community Action Corporation
Sanford, Maine
York County CA$H Program
Education
 $10,000
York County Shelter Programs
Alfred, Maine
Employment Training Program
Health & Human Services
 $25,000

  


Foundation-initiated Grants Awarded in 2014

Organization/LocationProject/Funding CategoryAmount
Biddeford Mills Museum
Biddeford, Maine
Lincoln Mill Clocktower Phase I:  Relocation
Arts & Culture
 $10,000
Center for Grieving Children
Portland, Maine
Multicultural Peer Support Program (3 years)
Health & Human Services
 $45,000
Community Bicycle Center
Biddeford, Maine
Capital Improvement
Education
 $25,000
City of Saco
Saco, Maine
Classroom door locks for grades K-8
Education 
 $ 5,000
Count ME In
Portland, Maine
Every Day Counts
Education 
 $20,000
Learning Works
Portland, Maine 
John T. Gorman Summer Learning Program
Education
$ 40,000
Maine Children's Alliance
Augusta, Maine
Start ME Right
Education
 $ 5,000
Maine Initiatives
Brunswick, Maine
Capacity building project for Ethnic Community-based Organizations
Civic & Community
 $ 5,000
Maine Jewish Film Festival
Portland, Maine
2015 Waterville Festival
Jewish Culture & Traditions
 $ 4,950 
Maine Oral Health Funders
Augusta, Maine
Improving Children's Oral Health Project
Health & Human Services
$ 40,000
Maine Oral Health Funders
Augusta, Maine
Oral Health Funders Consultant
Health & Human Services 
 $ 6,000
Maine Philanthropy Center
Portland, Maine
Conference Sponsorship
Civic & Community
$   2,500
Maine Philanthropy Center
Portland, Maine

Workshop Sponsorship
Civic & Community

$   2,500
Augusta, Maine
Strategic Planning Process
Health & Human Services
 $15,000
Southern Maine Agency on Aging, Inc.
Biddeford, Maine
Adult Day Center
Health & Human Services
$125,000
The Opportunity Alliance
Portland, Maine
Emergency Heating Assistance
Civic & Community
 $  7,500
The Telling Room
Portland, Maine
Operating Support (3 years)
Arts & Culture
 $30,000
University of Maine School of Law
Portland, Maine
Refugee & Human Rights Clinic (2 years)
Education
$130,000

United Way of Greater Portland
Portland, Maine
Keep ME Warm Fund
Civic & Community
$ 15,000
United Way of Greater Portland
Portland, Maine
Starting Strong Project Coordinator- ConnectED
Education
$ 20,000
York County Community Action Corporation
Sanford, Maine
Emergency Heating Assistance
Civic & Community
$   7,500