Responsive Grants Awarded in 2020

                                                         

Organization/LocationProject/Funding CategoryAmount

317 Main Community Music Center

Yarmouth, Maine

Education Partnership Program

Arts & Culture

 $     7,500

Africa Woman and Development

Portland, Maine

Women Making Their Way

Civic & Community

 $     3,500

Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Maine

Portland, Maine

Operating Support

Health & Human Services

 $   30,000

Caring Unlimited Corp

Sanford, Maine

Operating Support

Civic & Community

 $   20,000

Center for Grieving Children

Portland, Maine

Intercultural Peer Program 

Health & Human Services

 $   20,000

Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine

Portland, Maine

Community Access Initiative

Arts & Culture

 $   10,000

Coastal Enterprises, Inc.

Brunswick, Maine

StartSmart

Civic & Community

 $   20,000

Consumers for Affordable Health Care

Augusta, Maine

Access to Health Care in SoME

Health & Human Services

 $   20,000

Cromwell Center for Disabilities Awareness

Portland, Maine

Program Expansion in SoME

Civic & Community

 $   10,000

Cumberland County YMCA

Portland, Maine

New American Welcome Center

Health & Human Services

 $   15,000

Frannie Peabody Center

Portland, Maine

Operating Support

Health & Human Services

$    20,000

Furniture Friends

Westbrook, Maine

Operating Support

Health & Human Services

$    15,000

Girl Scouts of Maine

South Portland, Maine

A Place for Girls - Biddeford

Health & Human Services

$      7,500

Historic New England

Boston, Massachusetts 

SOJH Museum Education Programs

Arts & Culture

$      5,000

Indigo Arts Alliance

Portland, Maine

Operating Support

Art & Culture

$      5,000

Jobs for Maine's Graduates

Augusta, Maine

Operating Support

Education

$    25,000

Kids Free to Grow

Kennebunk, Maine

Health Relationships

Civic & Community

$      5,000

Maine Association of Nonprofits

Portland, Maine

Equity Initiative - Phase II

Civic & Community

$    10,000

Maine Audubon

Falmouth, Maine

Youth Stewardship Program

Education

$    10,000

Maine Boys to Men

Falmouth, Maine

Operating Support

Civic & Community

$    15,000

Maine Center for Economic Policy

Augusta, Maine

Operating Support

Civic & Community

$    35,000

Maine Family Planning

Augusta, Maine

Abortion Aid Fund

Health & Human Services

$    10,000

Maine Immigrants' Rights Coalition

Portland, Maine

Operating Support

Civic & Community

$    30,000

Maine Jewish Museum

Portland, Maine

Technology/Operating Support

Jewish Culture & Traditions

$    25,000

Maine State Ballet

Falmouth, Maine

Backstage at the Nutcracker

Arts & Culture

$     7,500

Maine Youth Justice

Portland, Maine

Maine Youth Justice Campaign

Civic & Community

$     5,000

Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program

Brunswick, Maine

Food Pantry Program

Health & Human Services

$    18,000

Northern Light Mercy Hospital

Portland, Maine

McAuley Residence

Health & Human Services

$    15,000

Planned Parenthood of NNE

Colchester, VT 

Deepening Impact in SoME

Health & Human Services

$    50,000

Portland Ovations

Portland, Maine

School-Time Performance Series

Arts & Culture

$    15,000

Safe Families for Children

Whiting, Maine

Southern Maine Programming

Health & Human Services

$    15,000

United Way of York County

Kennebunk, Maine

Biddeford Ready! Network

Education

$    35,000

Woodfords Family Services

Westbrook, Maine

Family Wellness Programming

Health & Human Services

$    10,000

                                                                     

                              
Foundation-initiated Grants Awarded in 2020

Organization/LocationProject/Funding CategoryAmount

Amistad

Portland, Maine

COVID-19, basic needs
Health & Human Services
$10,000

Apex Youth Connection

Biddeford, Maine

COVID-19, operating support 
Health & Human Services
$ 5,000

ArtVan

Bath, Maine

COVID-19, operating support 
Health & Human Services
$ 5,000
Biddeford Food Pantry
Biddeford, Maine
COVID-19, operating support (2)
Health & Human Services
$10,000
Biddeford School Department
Biddeford, Maine
COVID-10, food program (2)
Health & Human Services
$10,000

Catholic Charities of Maine

Portland, Maine

COVID-19, emergency assistance 
Health & Human Services
$10,000

Engine

Biddeford, Maine

COVID-19, operating support 
Arts & Culture
$ 5,000

Falmouth Food Pantry

Falmouth, Maine

COVID-19, operating support 
Health & Human Services
$ 5,000

Freeport Community Services

Freeport, Maine

COVID-19, food program 
Health & Human Services
$ 5,000

Friends of the St. Lawrence Church

Portland, Maine

COVID-19, operating support 
Arts & Culture
$ 2,500

Friendship House

South Portland, Maine

COVID-19, operating support 
Health & Human Services
$ 2,500
Good Shepherd Food Bank
Auburn, Maine
COVID-19, operating support (2)
Health & Human Services
$35,000

Grahamtastic

Springvale, Maine

COVID-19, operating support 
Education
$ 5,000

Greater Portland Family Promise

Portland, Maine

COVID-19, operating support 
Health & Human Services
$ 5,000

Greater Portland Health

Portland, Maine

COVID-19, operating support 
Health & Human Services
$ 7,500

Habitat for Humanity York County

Kennebunk, ME

Weatherization in York County

Health & Human Services

$10,000

Hardy Girls Healthy Women

Waterville, Maine

COVID-19, operating support 
Health & Human Services

$ 5,000

Heart of Biddeford

Biddeford, Maine

COVID-19, operating support 
Civic & Community

$ 5,000

Hope Acts

Portland, Maine

COVID-19, operating support 
Health & Human Services

$ 5,000
Hope Acts
Portland, Maine
In honor of Elinor Miller
Health & Human Services
$ 2,000

Jewish Community Alliance of SoME

Portland, Maine

COVID-19, diaper program
Health & Human Services
$ 5,000
Jewish Community Alliance of SoME
Portland, Maine
In honor of Elinor Miller
Civic & Community
$ 3,000
Jewish Community Alliance of SoME
Portland, Maine 
Support for Programs
Civic & Community
$ 2,200
Locker Project
Portland, Maine
COVID-19, operating support
Civic & Community
$10,000

Maine Access Immigrant Network

Portland, Maine

COVID-19, basic needs/case management
Health & Human Services
$10,000
Maine Initiatives
Portland, Maine
COVID-19, Care Fund
Civic & Community
$ 5,000

Maine Women's Fund

Falmouth, Maine

COVID-19, Safety First for Women Fund
Civic & Community
$10,000

Mayo Street Arts

Portland, Maine

COVID-19, operating support 
Arts & Culture
$ 5,000
Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program
Brunswick, Maine
COVID-19, operating support (2)
Health & Human Services
$10,000

Milestone Recovery

Portland, Maine

COVID-19, emergency shelter
Health & Human Services
$10,000
My Place Teen Center
Westbrook, Maine
COVID-19, food program (2)
Health & Human Services
$10,000

The Opportunity Alliance

South Portland, Maine

COVID-19, 211 Maine/Frontline Warmline
Health & Human Services
$ 5,000

The Opportunity Alliance

South Portland, Maine

COVID-19, basic necessities 
Health & Human Services
$20,000

The Opportunity Alliance

South Portland, Maine

Heating assistance, weatherization
Health & Human Services
$15,000
Portland Public Schools 
Portland, Maine
COVID-19, food program
Health & Human Services 
$ 5,000

Preble Street

Portland, Maine

COVID-19, operating support (2)

Health & Human Services

$50,000

Preble Street

Portland, Maine

COVID-19, Learning Collaborative
Health & Human Services

$ 7,500

Seeds of Hope Neighborhood Center

Biddeford, ME

COVID-19, food program (2)

Health & Human Services

 $10,000

Shalom House

Portland, Maine

COVID-19, basic need, food
Health & Human Services

$10,000

South Portland Food Cupboard

South Portland, Maine

COVID-19, operating support 
Health & Human Services

$ 5,000

Southern Maine Agency on Aging

Scarborough, Maine

COVID-19, Meals on Wheels (2)

Health & Human Services

$20,000

Spurwink Services

Portland, Maine

COVID-19, basic needs
Health & Human Services

$10,000

Wayside Food Program

Portland, Maine

COVID-19, operating support 
Health & Human Services

$15,000

The WindowDressers, Inc.

Rockland, Maine

Weatherization, operating support

Health & Human Services

$ 7,500

United Way of Greater Portland

Portland, Maine

COVID-19, relief fund

Civic & Community

 $25,000

United Way of Greater Portland

Portland, Maine

COVID-19, 211 Maine

Civic & Community

$ 5,000

United Way of Greater Portland

Portland, Maine

Keep ME Warm! 2020

Health & Human Services

$10,000

United Way of Mid Coast Maine

Bath, Maine

COVID-19, relief fund

Civic & Community

$ 5,000

United Way of York County

Portland, Maine

COVID-19, relief fund

Civic & Community

$10,000

York County Community Action

Sanford, Maine

COVID-19, emergency response funds (2)

Civic & Community

 

$30,000

York County Shelter Programs

Alfred, Maine

COVID-19, shelter/food programs
Health & Human Services

$10,000

Youth Full Maine

Biddeford, Maine

COVID-19, operating support 
Health & Human Services

$10,000