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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


Over 50K Maine acres to be protected by conservation push
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

The Maine Community Foundation said funding for the 15 conservation projects involved in the effort totals...more

Maine grants to improve senior transportation in rural areas - San Antonio Express-News
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

The Maine Community Foundation said programs that help older residents with transportation will receive more than...more

Maine CF awards $3.5 million in scholarships in 2021 - WABI
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

Tuesday is the first day Maine CF is accepting scholarship applications for 2022. Most community fund scholarships are offered statewide or by...more

Council seeks applications for new barn quilt locations - CentralMaine.com
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

Project costs are covered through grants from the Maine Community Foundation, the Onion Foundation, and the Betterment...more

CBC to offer youth mental health first aid trainings - Mount Desert Islander
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

These trainings are offered free of charge through the support of a component fund of the Maine Community Foundation, First National...more

Local libraries to host virtual author talk on living healthy post-pandemic life - Penobscot Bay Press
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

The program is supported by a grant from the Maine Community Foundation. The talk will explore the impact that COVID-19 and the lockdown have...more

Grants will help prop up theater productions around Maine | newscentermaine.com
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

A series of grants to support theater organizations will help grow performance arts in rural parts of the state. The Maine Community Foundation...more

Grants will help prop up theater productions around Maine | New England | caledonianrecord.com
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

The Maine Community Foundation said it has awarded $93,000 to 30 groups around the state. One of the grants will go to Waterman's Community...more

Grants will help prop up theater productions around Maine | AP News
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

https://apnews.com/article/entertainment-theater-maine-philanthropy-plays-28a1c5beb1a52c5de2168a3b89bc5a3c. Click to...more

MaineCF's Maine Theater Fund awards grant to Center Theatre - Piscataquis Observer
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

The Maine Community Foundation's Maine Theater Fund has awarded $93500 in grants to 30 organizations across the state. The 2021 grantees...more



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