2015 Responsive

Responsive Grants Awarded in 2015.

Organization/LocationProject/Funding Category Amount
Yarmouth
Building Vibrant Communities through Music Education
Arts and Culture
$ 7,500
Portland
Public Education Programming
Education
$10,000 
Brunswick
Perryman Village Neighborhood Program
Arts and Culture
$10,000
Tallahassee, FL
Maine Teen Trendsetters
Education
$20,000
Lewiston
Arts Access and Training
Arts and Culture
$ 8,500
Brunswick
General Operating Support
Education
$ 7,500
Portland
General Operating Support
Education
$10,000
Brunswick
Community Outreach with Kaplan Fellows
Arts and Culture
$ 8,000 
Kennebunk
Museum Outreach Program
Arts and Culture
$ 5,000
Bridgton
Program for Pediatric Autism Spectrum Disorder
Health and Human Services
$10,000
South Portland
Emotional Support Programs
Health and Human Services
$20,000
Portland
Fire Alarm Control Panel Replacement
Education
$15,000
Portland
Expanding Oral Healthcare Services for Children
Health and Human Services
$25,000 
Wiscasset
Portland Jobs Alliance Professionals Initiative
Education 
$27,000
Biddeford
General Operating Support
Education
$15,000
Portland
General Operating Support
Education 
$15,000 
Portland
General Operating Support
Education
$10,000
Portland
Empowering Food-Based Teen Leaders
Health and Human Services
$15,000 
Portland
General operating support
Health and Human Services 
$15,000 
South Portland
Capital Support
Health and Human Services
$ 9,800
Portland
E-Welcome Mat for Maine Jews
Jewish Culture and Traditions 
$ 2,500 
Saco
Improvements to Dyer Library Children's Room
Arts and Culture 
$16,000 
Portland
General Operating Support 
Health and Human Services
$14,000 
Portland
New Leaders and Safer Schools
Education
$20,000
Portland
General Operating Support
Health and Human Services
$30,000
Springvale
2015 Technology
Education 
$10,000 
Westbrook
GMS Home Technology
Health and Human Services
$  5,000
Portland
West Street Freeport - Phase III
Civic and Community 
$15,000 
Waterville
Southern Maine Programming 2.0
Education 
$10,000 
Biddeford
General operating support
Civic and Community
$10,000
Portland
General Operating Support
Health and Human Services
$15,000
Scarborough
General Operating Support
Health and Human Services
$25,000
Portland
General Operating Support
Civic and Community
$30,000 
Portland
Jewish Family/Elder Services and Food Pantry
Jewish Culture and Traditions
$20,000 
Jewish War Veterans 
Brunswick
Maine's Jewish Fallen Heroes
Jewish Culture and Traditions 
$  2,500 
Portland
General Operating Support
Health and Human Services
$10,000
Living With Peace
Portland
Immigrant Women's Business Awareness Initiative
Education
$  5,000
Portland
Expansion of School Food Pantries
Health and Human Services
$  7,500
Portland
Capacity Building
Arts and Culture
$10,000
Augusta
Sustainable work and economic opportunities
Civic and Community 
$30,000 
Maine Immigrants' Rights Coalition
Portland
Immigrant Integration Initiative
Civic and Community
$10,000
Portland
Elevator and restroom renovation
Jewish Culture and Traditions 
$25,000 
Falmouth
Backstage Passes for All:  Nutcracker
Arts and Culture 
$ 9,800 
Portland
General Operating Support
Arts and Education 
$ 7,500 
Scarborough
Culinary Lifeskills Instructional Space
Education
$15,000 
Portland
Extended Learning Programs
Education
$40,000
Portland
Audiology Capital Request
Health and Human Services
$20,000
Alfred
Healthy Foods for Engaged Communities
Health and Human Services 
$35,000
Bath
Autism Transition Program
Health and Human Services
$12,667
Portland
General operating support (two years)
Arts and Culture 
$20,000
Portland
General Operating Support
Health and Human Services 
$27,000
Portland
Early Literacy and Summer Reading
Education 
$26,000
Portland
Instrumental Petting Zoo
Arts and Culture
$15,000
South Portland
Capital Campaign
Education
$25,000
Portland
Rippleffect Outdoor Leadership Education
Education 
$ 7,500
Biddeford
"Parenting time" Services and Education
Health and Human Services 
$20,000 
Portland
General operating support
Health and Human Services 
$20,000 
Biddeford
General Operating Support
Health and Human Services
$15,000
New York, NY
Maine Seeds
Education 
$15,000 
Portland
Oxford Street Shelter
Health and Human Services
$20,000
Biddeford
Defibrillator Replacement Project
Health and Human Services 
$34,500 
Portland
Community Arts Programming
Arts and Culture
$12,500
Westbrook
The Lunder Family Alliance
Health and Human Services
$20,000
Portland
Camp Susan Curtis
Education
$10,000
Brunswick
Advancing Housing Stability
Health and Human Services
$15,000
Portland
General Operating Support
Education
$15,000
Portland
Family Support Team
Education
$40,000
The South Portland Food Cupboard
South Portland
General Operating Support
Health and Human Services
$  7,500
Bridgton
2016 Summer Programs
Education
$10,000
New Gloucester
Maine Festival of American Music
Arts and Culture
$  1,500
Portland
ReadyRose Implementation in Southern Maine
Education
$22,878
Violence Prevention Network
Yarmouth
Collaborative Approach to Violence Prevention
Health and Human Services
$10,000 
Portland
Head Start Programs in York County
Education
$ 7,500
Portland
General Operating Support
Education
$ 7,500

 

 

Foundation-initiated Grants Awarded in 2015

Organization/Location
Project/Funding Category
Amount
Tallahassee, FL
Barbara Bush Maine Literacy Conference
Education
$   2,500
Portland
Capital Campaign
Jewish Culture and Traditions
$100,000
Biddeford
General operating support
Jewish Culture and Traditions
$ 37,500
Count ME In
Portland
Reducing Chronic Absenteeism
Education
$ 20,000
Kennebunk
Keep York County Warm!
Health and Human Services
$ 10,000
Portland
Capital Campaign
Jewish Culture and Traditions
$500,000
Portland
2015 Biddeford Summer Learning Program
Education
$ 40,000
Augusta
Start ME Right
Education
$   7,500
Portland
Membership Contribution
Education
$   6,000
Portland
2015 Waterville Festival
Jewish Culture and Traditions
$   6,083
Maine Oral Health Funders 
Augusta
Oral Health Funders Consultant
Health and Human Services
$  7,000 
Maine Oral Health Funders
Augusta
Children's Oral Health, Bridgton Clinic
Health and Human Services
$ 35,000
Portland
Event Sponsorship
Education
$   2,500
Manchester
Event Sponsorship
Health and Human Services
$   1,500
Harrison
Concert Sponsorship
Arts and Culture
$   1,500
Scarborough
Adult Day Center, Biddeford
Health and Human Services
$125,000
South Portland
New Academic Building
Education
$250,000
Portland
Emergency Heating Assistance
Health and Human Services
$   7,500
Portland
Keep ME Warm Fund
Health and Human Services
$ 15,000
Portland
Starting Strong 2016
Education
$ 20,000
Sanford
Keep York County Warm!
Health and Human Services
$   7,500