2017 ResponsiveToDate

Responsive Grants Awarded in 2017

Organization/LocationProject/Funding Category Amount
Portland
General Operating Support
Civic and Community
$20,000 
Portland
Targeted Peer Coaching
Health and Human Services
 $25,000
Brunswick
Expanding Therapeutic Arts Access
Health and Human Services - Youth Development
$ 7,500
Tallahassee, FL
Teen Trendsetters Reading Mentors
Education
 $15,000
Arts Access and Training
Arts and Culture
$ 7,500 
Brunswick
General Operating Support
Health and Human Services - Youth Development
$ 5,000 
Portland
General Operating Support
Health and Human Services - Youth Development
$10,000 
Health and Wellness Program Expansion
Health and Human Services 
$20,000
Portland
General Operating Support
Education 
$15,000
Portland
General Operating Support 
Jewish Culture and Traditions
$18,000
Waterville
Maine Conference for Jewish Life
Jewish Culture and Traditions
$ 5,000
General Operating Support
Education
$20,000 
Food Security Strategy
Health and Human Services
$15,000 
Men's Dormitory Replacement Boiler
Health and Human Services
$15,000 
Sharing the History of Maine Jewry
Jewish Culture and Traditions
$ 2,500
Biddeford
Education Program
Arts and Culture
$12,500 
New Leaders and Safer Schools
Civic and Community
$20,000 
General Operating Support
Health and Human Services
$20,000 
General Operating Support
Health and Human Services
$10,000 
Portland
Strategies Lab
Education
$15,000
Portland
General Operating Support
Health and Human Services

$20,000 
South Portland
General Operating Support
Health and Human Services
$ 2,500 
South Portland
A Place for Girls - York County
Health and Human Services - Youth Development
$10,000 
Springvale
General Operating Support
Health and Human Services
$10,000
Portland
General Operating Support
Health and Human Services
$10,000 
Portland
General Operating Support
Civic and Community
$30,000 
Portland
Bridges to Employment (B2E)
Civic and Community
$15,000 
Waterville
Portland Programming
Health and Human Services - Youth Development
$10,000 
Biddeford
General Operating Support
Civic and Community
$10,000
Portland
Successful Transitions for New Mainers
Health and Human Services
$15,000 
Scarborough
General Operating Support
Health and Human Services
$20,000 
Portland
General Operating Support
Civic and Community
$30,000
Portland
JFS Volunteer Coordinator/Inaugural Arts & Culture Series
Jewish Culture and Traditions
$40,000 
Portland
General Operating Support
Health and Human Services
$10,000
Portland
General Operating Support
Civic and Community
$ 5,000
Portland
English Language and Literacy Program
Education
$10,000
Portland
Operations Expansion Support
Health and Human Services
$10,000 
Portland
Youth-at-Risk Partnerships
Arts and Culture
$10,000
Portland
SmilePartners
Health and Human Services
$10,000 
Augusta
General Operating Support
Civic and Community
$25,000
Improving the Economic Security of Maine Women
Civic and Community
$18,000 
General Operating Support
Arts and Culture
$15,000
Scarborough
Culinary Life-skills Instructional Space
Health and Human Services - Youth Development
$10 000 
Gateway to Opportunity Gateway Expansion.
Education
$20,000 
General Operating Support
Civic and Community
$ 5,000
Augusta
Start over, Start Strong
Education
$10,000
Brunswick
Dental Clinic Expansion
Health and Human Services
$20,000 
Portland
LegalServer Implementation
Civic and Community
$30,000
Scarborough
Expansion to Provide Autism Services
Health and Human Services 
$12,500
Portland
PPS Cultural Competency Training
Education
$10,000
Portland
Access to Daytime Performances
Arts and Culture
$ 5,000
Portland
Discovery Concert Series
Arts and Culture
$20,000
Portland
ROLE Expansion
Health and Human Services - Youth Development
$ 7,500
Biddeford
Nourishing Hope
Health and Human Services
$13,500
Otisfield
Maine Seeds
Health and Human Services 
$20,000 
Portland
Basic Needs Funding
Health and Human Services
$10,000
Scarborough
Family Caregiver Support Programs
Health and Human Services
$25,000
Portland
Expanding the SPACE Community
Arts and Culture
$12,500 
Portland
Therapeutic Preschool - Enhancing School Readiness
Education
$20,000 
Portland
Climbing Tower Integration Project
Health and Human Services
$ 6,000
Brunswick
General Operating Support
Health and Human Services
$15,000
South Portland
Family Resiliency Pilot
Health and Human Services
$35,000
Bridgton
Maine Camperships, Summer 2018
Health and Human Services
$ 7,500
Brunswick
Friendship Hill House Renovation
Health and Human Services 
$ 6,000 

 

 

Foundation-initiated Grants Awarded in 2017

Organization/Location
Project/Funding Category
Amount
Portland
Decreasing Chronic Absenteeism
Education
$  5,000 
Kennebunk
Keep York County Warm!
Health and Human Services
$10,000   
Augusta
Strengthening Maine's Early Childhood System
Education
$ 50,000
Portland
2017 Consultant Contribution
Education
$  6,000
Portland
Waterville Festival 2018
Jewish Culture and Tradition
$  8,333
Maine Oral Health Funders
Augusta
Consultant Contribution
Health and Human Services
$  7,000
Portland
Attract, Build, Retain: Talent for Maine
Civic and Community
$  2,500
Portland
Cradle to Career Collaborative
Education
$ 25,000
Portland
2018 Programming
Education
$ 20,000
South Portland
Heating Assistance
Health and Human Services
$ 17,500
Portland
Keep ME Warm
Health and Human Services
$ 10,000
Honolulu, HI
Sam L. Cohen International Human Rights Fellowship
Civic and Community
$ 45,000
Portland
Sam L. Cohen Refugee and Human Rights Clinical Professorship
Civic and Community
$500,000
Sanford
Heating Assistance
Health and Human Services
$  7,500