2018 grants pie chart

 

 

Responsive Grants Awarded in 2018

 

Organization/LocationProject/Funding CategoryAmount
317 Main Street Community Music Center
Yarmouth, Maine
Partnership program with Portland Schools
Arts and Culture
$  7,500
A Company of Girls
Portland, Maine
After-school programming
Health and Human Services- Youth development
$ 12,500
Access Health - Leavitt's Mill Free Clinic
Buxton, Maine
Mental health collaborative with USM
Health & Human Services
$ 10,000

Acorn Productions

Portland, Maine

Maine Playwrights Festival High School Writers Initiative

Arts and Culture

$  2,000

African Woman Development

Portland, Maine

Women "Making Their Way"

Civic and Community

$  2,000

American Red Cross of Southern Maine

Portland, Maine

Volunteers for York County

Health and Human Services

$ 10,000
Biddeford Food Pantry
Biddeford, Maine
Operating support
Health and Human Services
$  8,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Maine
Portland, Maine
Operating support
Health & Human services - Youth Development
$ 20,000

Camden Conference

Camden, Maine

Camden Conference in the Classroom in Portland

Civic and Community

$  5,000
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake
Casco, Maine
Bereavement program
Health & Human Services
$ 17,500

Caring Unlimited Corp

Sanford, Maine

Operating support

Health and Human Services

$ 20,000

Catholic Charities Maine

Portland, Maine

SEARCH

Health and Human Services

$  7,500
Center for Grieving Children
Portland, Maine
Intercultural peer support program
Health & Human services
$ 18,000

Children's Odyssey

Portland, Maine

Indoor Therapy-Motor Room

Education

$ 10,500
Community Bicycle Center
Biddeford, Maine
Operating support
Health & Human services -Youth development
$ 20,000

Community Dental

Falmouth, Maine

Operating support

Health and Human Services

$ 30,000
Consumers for Affordable Health Care
Augusta, Maine
Consumer assistance program support
Health and Human Services
$ 20,000
Cromwell Center for Disabilities Awareness
Portland, Maine
Programming in rural Maine schools
Civic and Community
$ 10,023
Frannie Peabody Center
Portland, Maine
Operating support
Health and Human Services
$20,000

Friends of the Saint Lawrence Church

Portland, Maine

Website Development

Arts and Culture

$  5,000

Furniture Friends

Westbrook, Maine

Operating support

Health and Human Services

$ 15,000
Good Shepherd Food Bank
Auburn, Maine
School pantry support in Southern Maine
Health and Human Services
$ 30,000

Good Theater, Inc.

Cape Elizabeth, Maine

Operating support

Arts and Culture

$  5,000
Goodwill Industries of NNE
Portland, Maine
Job Connection Greater Portland
Health and Human Services
$15,000
GrowSmart Maine
Gardiner, Maine
Making Headway in Sanford
Civic and Community
$ 7,500
Gulf of Maine Research Institute
Portland, Maine
Sam L. Cohen Center
Education
$50,000

Habitat for Humanity/7 Rivers Maine

Topsham, Maine

Weatherizing and repair

Health and Human Services

$ 15,000
Historic New England
Boston, Massachusetts
Sarah Orne Jewett House Museum School
Arts and Culture
$ 7,500
Intercultural Community Center
Westbrook, Maine
Power School
Education
$20,000
Jobs for Maine's Graduates
Augusta, Maine
Operating support
Education
$ 25,000

Junior Achievement of Maine

Portland, Maine

Curriculum for York and Cumberland Counties

Education

$ 10,000
Kids Free to Grow
Kennebunk, Maine
Healthy Relationships
Civic and Community
$   3,000

Kieve-Wavus Education

Nobleboro, Maine

RSU 23 expanded programming

Health and Human Services

$   7,820

Lake Region Senior Service, Inc.

Bridgton, Maine

Operating support

Health and Human Services

$ 12,000

Let's Get Ready

Boston, Massachusetts

Let's Get Ready Portland

Education

$ 10,000

Levey Day School

Portland, Maine

Financial Aid Assistance

Jewish Culture and Traditions

$  7,500

Maine Adaptive Sports & Recreation

Newry, Maine

Access pilot program

Health and Human Services

$  5,000
Maine Association of Nonprofits
Portland, Maine
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion resources
Civic and Community
$ 10,000
Maine Audubon
Falmouth, Maine
Portland Youth Stewardship program
Civic & Community
$ 15,000
Maine Boys to Men
Falmouth, Maine
Operating support
Civic and Community
$ 15,000
Maine Center for Economic Policy
Augusta, Maine
Advancing policy solutions to promote economic opportunity
Civic and Community
$30,000

Maine Council of Churches

Portland, Maine

Community Conversations

Civic and Community

$ 11,522

Maine Family Planning

Augusta, Maine

MFP abortion aid fund

Health and Human Services

$ 10,000

Maine Historical Society

Portland, Maine

Maine's First People: Resources for teachers and students

Arts and Culture

$ 10,000
Maine Immigrants' Rights Coalition
Portland, Maine
Building organizational capacity
Civic and Community
$ 15,000
Maine Jewish Museum
Portland, Maine
Executive Director Funding
Jewish Culture and Traditions
$ 10,000
Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program
Brunswick, Maine
Food Pantry
Health and Human Services
$17,500

Midcoast Literacy

Bath, Maine

Operating support

Education

$ 10,000

Milestone Foundation

Portland, Maine

HOME Team

Health and Human Services

$ 25,000
Multilingual and Multicultural Center of Portland Public Schools
Portland, Maine
Parent University
Education
$ 10,000
My Place Teen Center
Westbrook, Maine
Operating support
Health and Human Services
$ 20,000

Olympia Snowe Women's Leadership Institute

Portland, Maine

Programming in York County

Health and Human Services

$ 15,000
Planned Parenthood of NNE
Portland, Maine
Southern Maine Charity Care program
Health and Human Services
$35,000

Port Resources

South Portland, Maine

Cultural Sensitivity Training

Health and Human Services

$ 10,000
Portland Chamber Music Festival
Portland, Maine
Operating support
Arts and Culture
$10,000
Portland Ovations
Portland, Maine
School-Time Performance Series
Arts and Culture
$ 15,000
Portland Stage Company
Portland, Maine
K-12 Education programs
Arts and Culture
$ 15,000
Preble Street
Portland, Maine
Operating support
Health and Human Services
$ 40,000

Safe Space Radio

Portland, Maine

Community engagement initiative

Civic and Community

$ 10,000

St. Joseph's College of Maine

Standish, Maine

Nonprofit Internship Opportunities

Education

$ 10,000

Sweetser

Saco, Maine

Interactive White Boards

Education

$ 10,000
The Ecology School
Saco, Maine
Biddeford-Saco's Environmental Community Center 
Education
$ 15,000

The Gathering Place

Brunswick, Maine

Operating support

Health and Human Services

$  5,000

The Oratorio Chorale

Brunswick, Maine

"What Binds Us Together"

Arts and Culture

$  4,500

The Telling Room

Portland, Maine

Operating Support

Arts and Culture

$ 15,000
United Way of York County
Kennebunk, Maine
Healthy Pre-school project
Education
$ 10,000
University of Southern Maine Foundation
Portland, Maine
Promise Scholarship program
Education
$ 25,000
Waynflete School
Portland, Maine
West End-Parkside Mentoring program
Health and Human Services - Youth development
$   5,000

Wayside Food Programs

Portland, Maine

Operating support

Health and Human Services

$ 25,000

 

 



Foundation-initiated Grants Awarded in 2018

Organization/LocationProject/Funding CategoryAmount

Congregation Etz Chaim

Biddeford, Maine

Operating Support (3 years)

Jewish Culture and Traditions

$ 37,500

Count ME In

Portland, Maine

Portland Public Pre-k programs

Education

$ 15,000
Habitat for Humanity York County
Kennebunk, Maine
Keep York County Warm!
Health and Human Services
$ 10,000

MaineAEYC

Wells, Maine

No Small Matter

Education

$     200
Maine Children's Alliance
Augusta, Maine
Strengthening Maine's Early Childhood System
Education
$ 50,000

Maine Initiatives

Portland, Maine

Immigrant and Refugee Funders Collaborative

Civic and Community

$   1,000

Maine Jewish Film Festival

Portland, Maine

Operating and Project support (3 years)

Jewish Culture and Traditions

$ 45,000

Maine Medical Center

Portland, Maine

Capital Campaign

Health and Human Services

$500,000

Maine Oral Health Funders

Portland, Maine

Consultant's fee

Health and Human Services

$   2,000
Maine Philanthropy Center
Portland, Maine
2018 conference support
Civic & Community
$   2,500

Maine Quality Counts

Manchester, Maine

Infant Morality in Maine

Health and Human Services

$  10,000
Mercy Hospital
Portland, Maine
One Mercy - capital campaign
Health and Human Services
$100,000

Portland ConnectED

Portland, Maine

Operating support

Education

$ 25,000

Starting Strong

Portland, Maine

Operating support

Education

$ 20,000

Temple Beth El

Portland, Maine

Susan T. Goldberg Fund

Jewish Culture and Traditions

$ 10,000
The Opportunity Alliance
South Portland, Maine
Weatherization and heating assistance for Cumberland County
Health and Human Services
$ 17,500
United Way of Greater Portland
Portland, Maine
Keep ME Warm!
Health & Human Services
$ 15,000
York County Community Action Corp.
Sanford, Maine
Heating assistance
Health and Human Services
$  7,500