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The Maine Community Foundation serves thousands of people who share a common mission: improving the quality of life in the state.

Individuals, families, businesses and organizations create charitable funds that help Maine meet the challenges of changing times. The foundation's assets of $250 million are held in stewardship for more than 800 funds.

Recent News from Maine Community Foundation


Maine health care nonprofit receives $9 million windfall from billionaire MacKenzie Scott
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

... organization would receive $9 million from MacKenzie Scott, the news was an out-of-the-blue, welcome, surprise. Philanthropy MacKenzie...more

Vote for Chip Curry Nov. 8 | PenBay Pilot
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

Later I had the pleasure of serving with Chip on the board of the Waldo County Fund of the Maine Community Foundation. He was conscientious...more

Old Bristol Historical Society Receives Maine Community Foundation Grant
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

The grant is made from the Belvedere Historical Preservation Fund of the Maine Community Foundation. The historical society's ongoing restoration...more

Grant program helping preserve historic buildings across Maine - WABI
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

Preservation of historic buildings across the state are moving forward with help from more than $290000 in grants from the Maine Community...more

$290K awarded to Maine historic preservation projects - Bangor Daily News
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

The Maine Community Foundation brings people and resources together to build a better Maine through strategic giving, community...more

Grants available for land conservation, access - Lewiston Sun Journal
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

STATE — The Maine Community Foundation offers two funding opportunities for organizations and projects dedicated to helping Maine people...more

MaineCF Awards $10K For Extracurricular Scholarships
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

The Daniel Cardillo Charitable Fund has awarded $10,780 in scholarships to six Maine students, the Portland Press Herald reports. The students are from Augusta, Deer Isle, Kingfield, Lewiston,...more

Ireland awarded MaineCF journalism scholarship - Piscataquis Observer
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

ELLSWORTH & PORTLAND – The Maine Community Foundation's Guy P. Gannett Journalism Scholarship Fund has awarded $327000 in scholarships to...more

Funding available for organizations that support LGBTQ+ Mainers - Piscataquis Observer
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

... bisexual, transgender, and queer people and needs in Maine may be eligible for funding through the Maine Community Foundation's Equity...more

Grants available to support transportation programs - Lewiston Sun Journal
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

... usually through volunteer drivers, is available from the Maine Community Foundation's (MaineCF) Maine Charity Foundation...more



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