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 Start Up/Scale Up Grant Program seeks applications
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

ELLSWORTH & PORTLAND – The Maine Community Foundation's new Start Up/Scale Up Grant Program seeks applications from Maine...more

Davies Benevolent Fund awards $83000 in grants supporting early childhood, youth leadership ...
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

PORTLAND – The Edward H. Daveis Benevolent Fund of the Maine Community Foundation has awarded $83,700 in grants to 16 Greater...more

Uncle Al Fund to offer scholarships for Western mountain musicians
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

... instrument(s) are invited to apply to the Uncle Al Fund at the Maine Community Foundation, according to a news release from the...more

Start Up/Scale Up grant program seeks applications
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

“The community foundation is committed to Maine entrepreneurs and innovators, and this new fund is one way we can support the networks that...more

Student contest and nonprofit grant available
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

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

Belfast Maskers focus on energy efficiency in new theater renovations
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

Thanks, in part, to a grant from the Maine Community Foundation's Belvedere Fund, the Maskers have made energy-saving projects a reality,...more

Ruef-Lindquist to head Maine Planned Giving Council
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

Ruef-Lindquist has had a role in planned giving as an attorney, former trust officer and philanthropic adviser, and consultant to nonprofits across...more

Biology professor recipient of UMPI professorship funds
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

Established with proceeds from a designated fund at the Maine Community Foundation, this is the university's first rotating professorship. “We are...more

Foundation provides grants to 23 Maine conservation projects
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

ELLSWORTH, Maine (AP) - Nearly two dozen conservation projects in Maine will receive grants through a philanthropic foundation that focuses...more

Western Maine Transportation recieves emergency grant
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

The $10,000 from the Harold Dudley Charitable Fund of the Maine Community Foundation means transportation services will continue in...more

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Hancock County, ME

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Y Life Teaches Students about Philanthropy

Y Life Teaches Students about Philanthropy

The Junior League of Gaston County, in partnership with the Central Family YMCA, has put the Y Life Program back on running track. It’s been operating for eight years, but has lost funding. Now, Junior League stepped in to help it continue.

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