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.

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Recent News from Maine Community Foundation

MaineCF's Peaks Island Fund seeks grant applications
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

Requested grants must serve Peaks Island community members; impact Peaks Island residents directly within the next year; have potential...more

Perloff Family Fund offers grants to Maine public schools
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

ELLSWORTH—The Perloff Family Fund of the Maine Community Foundation will accept applications for four grant programs that benefit...more

MaineCF seeks applications from traditional handcrafts organizations
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

ELLSWORTH —The Belvedere Traditional Handcrafts Fund of the Maine Community Foundation is seeking applications for 2021. The fund...more

Pandemic reveals race disparities around hunger in Maine
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

The Maine Community Foundation used its COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund to address the racial inequities and the urgent need for...more

A Call for Solidarity and Collective Action: Asian American Philanthropy Letter of Intention | AAPIP
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Blue Shield of California Foundation, Boston Foundation, California Community Foundation, Central Indiana Community Foundation, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga, Essex County Community Foundation, Initiative Foundation, Jacobs Family Foundation, Kalamazoo Community Foundation, Liberty Hill Foundation, Maine Community Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation, Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, Nellie Mae Education Foundation, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, Northwest Area Foundation, Omaha Community Foundation, Omaha Community Foundation, Public Welfare Foundation, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Rose Community Foundation, Sierra Health Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Southwest Initiative Foundation, Stanislaus Community Foundation, Surdna Foundation, California Endowment, Chicago Community Trust, Cleveland Foundation, Columbus Foundation, Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation, James Irvine Foundation, Kentucky Foundation for Women, Minneapolis Foundation, Missouri Foundation for Health, Nathan Cummings Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, San Diego Foundation, San Francisco Foundation, Vermont Community Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, William Penn Foundation, Washington Women's Foundation, Whatcom Community Foundation, William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund, William T. Grant Foundation, Yakima Valley Community Foundation, Irvine Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Open Society Foundations, California Wellness Foundation, Simons Foundation, Central Valley Community Foundation

Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy. As Asian American philanthropic leaders, we are outraged and horrified by the racially...more

Grants to benefit Maine public schools available
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

ELLSWORTH — The Maine Community Foundation's Perloff Family Fund will accept applications for four grant programs that benefit Maine...more

MaineCF grant program seeks applications
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

The Maine Community Foundation's Start Up/Scale Up grant program is seeking applications from Maine nonprofit organizations that help new...more

MaineCF reaches $500 million milestone
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

ELLSWORTH — The Maine Community Foundation reached a milestone in charitable giving this month, passing the $500 million mark in...more

Grants available from Hollis Brain Foundation Fund
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

... communities in Maine are available from the Frances Hollis Brain Foundation Fund of the Maine Community Foundation. The fund awards grants...more

As Unique As Belfast Project kicks off
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

The project is funded in part by a grant from Maine Community Foundation, the Maine Expansion Arts Fund grant. Our Town Belfast will provide...more

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The Social Investment Tax Relief

The proposed Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) has UK civil society and social organizations stirred up this season. The supposed tax relief on investment in social impact bonds will support the UK social economy.

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