2016 ResponsiveToDate

Responsive Grants Awarded in 2016.

Organization/LocationProject/Funding Category Amount
Portland
Dress Rehearsal for Life
Health and Human Services - Youth Development
$10,000
Portland
York County Disaster Action Team
Health and Human Services 
 $10,000
STEM4ALL:  grades 6-13 preparatory program
Education
$25,000 
Portland
General Operating Support
Health and Human Services - Youth Development
$15,000 
The Camden Conference in Portland
Civic and Community 
 $ 4,800
Casco
Bereavement Program
Health and Human Services 
$17,500
Tuition Subsidy for Therapy Groups
Health and Human Services 
$ 3,900 
Legal Services for Refugees
Health and Human Services
$18,000 
Relocation and Expansion of Dental Clinic
Health and Human Services
$50,000 
Long-Term Stayers Initiative
Health and Human Services
$ 5,000 
General Operating Support
Jewish Culture and Tradtions
$ 8,000 
Augusta
Consumer Assistance Program
Health and Human Services
$20,000
General Operating Support
Health and Human Services
$ 5,000 
Saco
EcosySTEM
Education
$20,000
Portland
General Operating Support
Health and Human Services
$20,000
Portland
General Operating Support
Arts and Culture
$ 5,000 
Portland
General Operating Support
Health and Human Services
$10,000
Auburn
Mainers Feeding Mainers in Southern Maine
Health and Human Services
$50,000 
Portland
15th Anniversary Season
Arts and Culture
$ 5,000
Portland
Job Connection Maine
Health and Human Services
$15,000
Portland
Update Cohen Center for Interactive Learning
Education
$25,000
General Operating Support
Education
$25,000 
Educator-In-Residence Memorial Middle School
Health and Human Services - Youth Development
$ 5,000 
Expand Safe Families for Children, York/Cumberland Cty.
Health and Human Services 
$15,000 
South Berwick
Sarah Orne Jewett House Museum
Arts and Culture
$ 7,500
Westbrook
Power School Learning Center
Education
$15,000 
Kennebunk
Personal Body Safety
Civic and Community 
$ 1,676
Bridgton
General Operating Support
Health and Human Services
$ 7,500
Bar Mills
Updating and Modernizing Communication Equipment
Health and Human Services - Outpatient Care
$ 8,400
Boston, MA
Portland Project 2016
Education 
$ 7,500 
Portland
Financial Aid Assistance
Jewish Culture and Traditions
$ 7,500
Portland
Infrastructure Support
Arts and Culture
$ 5,000 
Newry
Paddling Program
Health and Human Services 
$ 5,000 
Portland
Mission Driven LeaderShift Initiative
Civic and Community
$ 5,000
Falmouth
Bringing Nature Home in Portland
Education 
$15,000 
Yarmouth
General Operating Support
Civic and Community
$10,000 
Augusta
General Operating Support 
Civic and Community
$20,000 
Portland
General Operating Support
Jewish Culture and Traditions
$ 7,500
Maine Nutrition Incentive Program
Health and Human Services
$15,000 
New Books, New Readers:  Portland Adult Education
Education
$10,000 
Augusta
L'Dor Vador Exhibit
Jewish Culture and Traditions
$40,000
Brunswick
Food Bank
Health and Human Services
$17,500 
Portland
Addiction Intervention Collaborative
Health and Human Services
$20,000
Westbrook
General Operating Support
Health and Human Services
$30,000 
Augusta
NAMI Education and Support
Health and Human Services
$15,000 
Portland
Expanding Leadership Programming in York County
Health and Human Services - Youth Development
$10,000 
Portland
Southern Maine Charity Care Program
Health and Human Services 
$27,500 
Portland
School Time Performance Series
Arts and Culture
$15,000
Portland
General Operating Support
Arts and Culture
$15,000
Portland
Emergency Food Programs
Health and Human Services
$30,000
Brunswick
General Operating Support
Civic and Community
$15,000 
Biddeford
Urgent Medication Fund
Health and Human Services
$10,000 
Santa Monica, CA
2016 Maine Initiative
Education
$ 7,500 
Portland
Technology and Building Security Project
Jewish Culture and Traditions
$13,000 
Brunswick
General Operating Support
Health and Human Services
$ 5,000 
Portland
Low Income Fund for Tools (LIFT)
Health and Human Services
$12,500 
Portland
Tools for Life Program
Health and Human Services
$ 8,000 
Bath
General Operating Support
Education
$ 7,500 
Portland
General Operating Support
Health and Human Services
$25,000 
Portland
Pathways to Transition Project
Health and Human Services
$ 7,500

 

 

Foundation-initiated Grants Awarded in 2016

Organization/Location
Project/Funding Category
Amount
Portland

Sam L. Cohen Healthcare Center
Health and Human Services

$1,500,000 
Topsham
Advocacy Training of Early Education Providers
Civic and Community
$    20,000 
Bangor
Capital Campaign
Health and Human Services
$   100,000
Portland
Biddeford Summer Learning Program 2016
Education
$    30,000
Hallowell
Maine Families Project
Arts and Culture - Information & Communication
$     5,000
Portland
2016 Start ME Right Coalition
Education
$     7,500
Scarborough
The Sam L. Cohen Patient Care and Family Fund
Health and Human Services
$  250,000 
Portland
Waterville Festival 2017
Jewish Culture and Traditions 
$     5,617 
Manchester
Engaging Communities in Reducing Opiate Misuse
Health and Human Services
$     7,500
Maine Oral Health Funders
Augusta
Consultant Contribution
Health and Human Services
$     7,000 
Portland
2016 Philanthropy Partners Conference
Civic and Community
$     2,500
Dover-Foxcroft
Shared Leadership Implementation
Education
$    15,000 
Portland
Emergency Heating Assistance
Health and Human Services
$     7,500
Portland
Keep ME Warm 2016
Health and Human Services
$    15,000
Starting Strong 2017
Education
$    20,000 
Sanford
Emergency Heating Assistance
Health and Human Services
$     7,500