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Maine Community Foundation Inc.

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

ISLE Theater Company announces original play at Horsepower Farm | Castine Patriot
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

Playing Mercury is supported in part by grants from the Maine Community Foundation and the Onion Foundation. Contributions to the production...more

PCSWCD receives grants to further conservation education and enhance the Williamsburg Forest
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

The Maine Community Foundation grant received for the Williamsburg Forest will provide significant improvements to the public land. All updates...more

City of Bangor celebrates National Arbor Day
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

ELLSWORTH -- With support from Franklin Savings Bank and Maine Community Foundation, Heart of Ellsworth and the City of Ellsworth prepare...more

Wintergreen to host student art show - The County
Foundation: Davis Family Foundation, Maine Community Foundation

The show features artwork created by students in Wintergreen's After School Arts Program. In March and April, students in kindergarten through...more

Briefs - Portland Press Herald
Foundation: Davis Family Foundation, Maine Community Foundation, Coca-Cola Foundation

... testimonials, photos, donor info and a link for donations to Maine Community Foundation – which is the manager/custodian of the...more

Scholarships available to women pursuing science, engineering degrees - Portland Press Herald
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

Applications are currently being accepted at the Maine Community Foundation for the Lydia R. Laurendeau Scholarship...more

Grant supports those with mental illness, substance use - Portland Press Herald
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

SACO – The Maine Community Foundation has awarded Sweetser a $15,000 grant to support people living with mental illness or substance use...more

Maine Community Foundation names a new president and CEO - Bangor Daily News
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

“I am thrilled to join the Maine Community Foundation as its seventh president and CEO,” Ellwood said. “I am humbled to be part of an...more

Obituary: Leonard E. Minsky - Portland Press Herald
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

Leonard served as a trustee of Acadia Hospital, a board member of the Maine Community Foundation, president of the Bangor Jewish Community...more

Maine Community Foundation nearing 40 years of charitable work - WABI
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

ELLSWORTH, Maine (WABI) - For nearly 40 years, the Maine Community Foundation has tried to make life better for Mainers. In 2021, the...more

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