DIRECT SERVICE GRANT PROGRAM

While the John T. Gorman Foundation is focused on long-term goals, we recognize that we also can’t ignore that people are struggling in the present. The Direct Service Grant Program is meant to support organizations that are addressing the basic needs of vulnerable Mainers such as hunger, housing, and crisis support. To learn more about previous recipients of the Direct Service Grant Program, please explore our grants database.

DateOrganizationAwardDescriptionLocation
2018Amistad$15,000To provide support for general operations.Portland, ME
2018Area Interfaith Outreach$15,000To provide food for the Weekend Backpack Program, feeding economically disadvantaged kids in schools across Knox County.Rockland, ME
2018Bangor Area Homeless Shelter$15,000To provide support for general operations to address the needs of men and women who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in the Greater Bangor area.Bangor, ME
2018Belfast Public Health Nursing Association$22,500To provide direct outreach, medical care and support to low-income and at-risk children and adults in Waldo County who require assistance in meeting their basic needs of shelter, food, medical care, and safety.Belfast, ME
2018Community Clinical Services$15,000To provide support for general operations to meet the increased caseload at the Lewiston School-Based Health Center.Lewiston, ME
2018Cultivating Community$25,000To provide access to free, healthy food in Cumberland and Androscoggin Counties.Portland, ME
2018Day One$15,000To provide stable housing supports to low-income and homeless youth in the Street Youth Outreach, Residential, and Corrections programs through assistance with with rent, security deposits, and basic apartment necessities.South Portland, ME
2018Falmouth Food Pantry$10,000To provide food to food-insecure families from Falmouth, Cumberland, Yarmouth, Westbrook, and Portland.Falmouth, ME
2018First Congregational Church of Blue Hill$10,000To provide support for the Dolly Fisher Fund, an emergency food and fuel assistance program for families on the Blue Hill peninsula in Hancock County.Blue Hill, ME
2018Four Directions Development Corporation$15,000To provide support for general operations to provide access to safe, quality housing for members of the Maliseet, Micmac, Passamaquoddy, and Penobscot tribes, mostly located in Aroostook, Penobscot, and Washington counties.Orono, ME
2018Frannie Peabody Center$20,000To provide mental health and substance abuse counseling support for people affected by HIV/AIDS in Maine.Portland, ME
2018Friends of Aroostook$10,000To provide support for general operations to provide fresh produce to low-income people living in Aroostook, Washington, Piscataquis and Penobscot counties.Houlton, ME
2018Good Shepherd Food Bank$15,000To provide support for general operations to combat hunger in Maine by increasing access to nutritious food for underprivileged individuals and families throughout the state.Auburn, ME
2018Goodwill Industries of Northern New England$20,000To provide support for the Job Connection Bangor program, providing wrap-around workforce development services to low-income adults with multiple barriers to successful employment such as food scarcity, unstable housing, and transportation issues.Portland, ME
2018H.O.M.E. Inc.$15,000To provide support for general operations to provide food, shelter and employment opportunities for men, women and children in Hancock County.Orland, ME
2018Healthy Acadia$25,000To expand the amount of local, healthy food available to low-income households in Hancock and Washington counties.Ellsworth, ME
2018Healthy Community Coalition$15,000To provide support for free mobile healthcare services offered to low-income, under-served residents living in Franklin County.Farmington, ME
2018Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project$15,000To provide support for general operations for legal services provided to Maine's low-income immigrant community.Portland, ME
2018Knox County Homeless Coalition$15,000To provide support for general operations to serve homeless clients in Knox, Lincoln and parts of Waldo County.Rockland, ME
2018Lake Region Senior Service$7,000To provide support for the general operations of a transportation program serving low-income seniors and disabled residents throughout four counties in Southwestern Maine.Bridgton, ME
2018LearningWorks$25,000To provide support for an intensive, interactive English Language and Literacy Instruction Program to address barriers to employment typically encountered by New Mainers.Portland, ME
2018Maine Access Immigrant Network$10,000To support direct services for low-income refugee and immigrant communities of Greater Portland -- such as help securing health, housing, energy, transportation and other related basic needs.Portland, ME
2018Maine School Administrative District 75$4,300To provide funds to defray insurance co-payment expenses for low-income students accessing mental health counseling at the School-Based Health Center at Mt. Ararat High School.Topsham, ME
2018MCH, Inc.$15,000To provide nutritious meals and support services to low-income seniors and disabled adults in Knox County.Rockland, ME
2018Milestone Foundation$25,000To provide support for the Milestone Homeless Outreach and Mobile Engagement (HOME) Team and Emergency Homeless Shelter.Portland, ME
2018New Beginnings$25,000To provide program support for the only 24-hour shelter for runaway and homeless teens in Maine.Lewiston, ME
2018Oxford County Mental Health Services$15,000To provide support for general operations for the provision of comprehensive behavioral health support and education to schools, children and families in Oxford County.Rumford, ME
2018Penquis$25,000To provide emergency home repair services to low-income families in Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox counties whose homes have been determined to pose an "imminent threat to health or safety" to prevent homelessness, illness, and injury.Bangor, ME
2018Piscataquis Regional Food Center$3,200To provide support for a Farm Share program, providing fresh vegtables and fruit to homebound seniors living in or near Piscataquis County.Dover Foxcroft, ME
2018Portland Community Health Center$25,000To provide support for mental health services at school-based health centers at Portland's three high schools.Portland, ME
2018Preble Street$25,000To provide support for Preble Street's Emergency Food Programs: the Resource Center Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry, the Florence House Soup Kitchen, and the Teen Center Soup Kitchen.Portland, ME
2018River Valley Healthy Communities Coalition$15,000To provide food to low-income families in Oxford County.Rumford, ME
2018Rural Community Action Ministry$15,000To provide general operating to support at-risk individuals living in rural areas of Androscoggin, Kennebec and Oxford counties via services for basic needs, homelessness and hunger prevention.Leeds, ME
2018Shalom House$15,000To provide support for an emergency fund that low-income clients may access to meet their basic housing, health, transportation and other critical needs when other payment sources have been exhausted.Portland, ME
2018Tedford Housing$15,000To provide general operating support for the provision of case management services to homeless children and their families.Brunswick, ME
2018The Center for Wisdom's Women$10,000To provide general operating support to address the basic needs of women with low-incomes through a drop-in center located in downtown Lewiston.Lewiston, ME
2018The Opportunity Alliance$20,000To provide support for the Homelessness Prevention Project, which provides financial resources to low-income, at-risk families and youth so they can maintain and/or secure housing.South Portland, ME
2018The Progress Center$25,000To support a community kitchen program distributing healthy food to low-income people in Oxford County, including home-delivered meals to recently discharged hospital patients at risk for malnutrition.Norway, ME
2018The Root Cellar$24,500To provide food through the Friends and Neighbors Network to food insecure families in Lewiston and Portland.Portland, ME
2018Unitarian Universalist Association$8,500To provide support for the purchase of non-food essentials for people in need.Sanford, ME
2018Waldo Community Action Partners$20,000To provide support for emergency home repairs for low-income families in Waldo County in order to prevent homelessness.Belfast, ME
2018Wayside Food Programs$15,000To provide general operating support to increase access to nutritious and culturally appropriate food in Cumberland, Oxford, and York counties.Portland, ME
2018We Care Community Baby Center$5,000To provide general operating support to two centers providing low-income families throughout Washington County with free diapers, clothing, and other household essentials.Machias, ME
2017Amistad$15,000For general operating support.Portland, ME
2017Area Interfaith Outreach$15,000For general operating support.Rockland, ME
2017Central Maine Medical Center$15,000To support the Maine Fund for Cancer Patients at the Dempsey Center.Lewiston, ME
2017Community Financial Literacy$15,000For general operating support.Portland, ME
2017Cultivating Community$15,000To provide local food for people with low to no income, including asylum-seekers.Portland, ME
2017Down East Hospice Volunteers$10,000For general operating support.Calais, ME
2017Ellsworth Free Medical Clinic$7,000For general operating support.Ellsworth, ME
2017Families and Children Together$25,000To provide parents and their families access to Navigator Services at the Community Home Alternative Medication Program (CHAMP) Clinic at Penobscot Community Health Center.Bangor, ME
2017Friends of Aroostook$10,000For general operating support.Houlton, ME
2017Furniture Friends$10,000For general operating support.Westbrook, ME
2017Gedakina$20,000To support the LifeWays Program, which focuses on increased access to direct services for Native American families in Portland and Bangor.Bangor, ME
2017Grahamtastic Connection$15,000To provide laptops, tablets and internet access to children in Maine who are battling cancer.Springvale, ME
2017H.O.M.E.$15,000For general operating support.Orland, ME
2017Hand in Hand Mano en Mano$20,000To provide immigrants and migrant workers with high-quality supports and referrals to meet their basic needs. Milbridge, ME
2017Healthy Community Coalition$25,000To provide funding for their Mobile Health Unit to care for low-income, under-served residents living in Franklin County.Farmington, ME
2017Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County$10,000For general operating support.Ellsworth, ME
2017Hospice Volunteers of Waterville Area$15,000To provide support for hospice patients and their families.Waterville, ME
2017Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project$25,000For general operating support.Portland, ME
2017Jewish Community Alliance of Southern Maine$15,000To provide support for JCA's food and diaper pantry.Portland, ME
2017Kennebec Mental Health Association$25,000To provide support for the Homeless Youth Outreach Program, to ensure youth's basic needs are met, that they have access to mainstream resources, and that they achieve safe, stable housing.Waterville, ME
2017Knox County Homeless Coalition$25,000To provide support for mental health programs serving homeless clients in Knox, Lincoln and parts of Waldo County.Rockland, ME
2017Lake Region Senior Service$9,000For general operating support.Bridgton, ME
2017Lebanon Elementary School$24,500To provide support for the Kid Connection afterschool program.North Berwick, ME
2017Literacy Volunteers-Androscoggin$5,000For general operating support.Auburn, ME
2017Locker Project$5,000For general operating support.Portland, ME
2017Maine Medical Center$24,000To provide support for patients and providers by helping patients screen for secondary cancers at two clinics, one in Portland and the other in Augusta.Portland, ME
2017Maine Seacoast Mission$25,000To provide support for the Weald Bethel Food Pantry, which serves low-income residents within a 700-mile radius of Washington County.Bar Harbor, ME
2017Mercy Hospital$15,000To provide support for their Patient Assistance Fund for adults in treatment for cancer or blood disorders who need financial help to defray the cost of non-medical expenses.Portland, ME
2017Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program$10,000For general operating support.Brunswick, ME
2017Milestone Foundation$15,000For general operating support.Portland, ME
2017New Beginnings$20,000To provide program support for a 24-hour shelter for runaway and homeless teens in Maine.Lewiston, ME
2017OHI$15,000To provide support for the Brewer Area Food Pantry.Hermon, ME
2017Penobscot Bay Medical Center$25,000To provide support for the Oncology Patient Assistance Fund, which provides financially distressed cancer patients battling with support for urgent basic need expenses.Rockland, ME
2017Pine Tree Hospice$10,000For general operating support.Dover-Foxcroft, ME
2017Portland Adult Education$25,000To provide education, employment and financial literacy services to New Americans in greater Portland.Portland, ME
2017Portland Community Health Center$25,000To provide funding for a social worker to focus on trauma screening with all new pediatric patients.Portland, ME
2017Preble Street$25,000To provide support for Preble Street's Emergency Food Programs at the Resource Center Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry, the Florence House Soup Kitchen, and the Teen Center Soup Kitchen.Portland, ME
2017River Valley Healthy Communities Coalition$25,000To provide food to families in Oxford County.Rumford, ME
2017Seeds of Hope Neighborhood Center$10,000For general operating support.Biddeford, ME
2017Somali Bantu Community Association$5,000For general operating support.Lewiston, ME
2017Southern Maine Health Care$20,000To provide financial support to cancer pantients with healthcare and transportation related expenses.Biddeford, ME
2017St. Martin de Porres Residence$15,000For general operating support.Lewiston, ME
2017St. Mary's Nutrition Center$15,000For general operating support.Lewiston, ME
2017Tedford Housing$15,000For general operating support.Brunswick, ME
2017Tri-County Mental Health Services$25,000To provide intensive family and community-based treatment for chronic and violent juvenile offenders.Lewiston, ME
2017Trinity Jubilee Center$25,000To support the Feeding L-A Project, which provides healthy food to low-income residents of Lewiston-Auburn and the surrounding towns. Lewiston, ME
2017Unitarian Universalist Association$8,500To provide support to purchase non-food household items for the Corner Cupboard essentials pantry to benefit low-income people.Sanford, ME
2017Unity Barn Raisers$12,000To provide meals for low-income families in Waldo County.Unity, ME
2016American Cancer Society$25,000To support the Patient Navigation Programs at Maine Medical Center and Maine General Medical Center and the for the Road to Recovery transportation program.Framingham, MA
2016Amistad$15,000General operating support to address the needs of individuals with mental illness and other life challenges.Portland, ME
2016Androscoggin Home Health Services$25,000To provide bereavement services for hospice patients and their families who are affected by cancer.Lewiston, ME
2016Area Interfaith Outreach$20,000To provide food and emergency aid to economically distressed people of Knox County.Rockland, ME
2016Aroostook County Action Program$25,000To support the Energy Crisis Intervention Program, an effort that helps individuals and families manage crises such as homelessness or eviction in Aroostook County.Presque Isle, ME
2016Avesta Housing Development Corporation$25,000To provide support for people transitioning from homelessness to affordable housing in Portland.Portland, ME
2016Catholic Charities Maine$25,000To provide support to homebound seniors in Androscoggin, Kennebec, Lincoln, Sagadahoc, and Franklin counties.Portland, ME
2016Child and Family Opportunities$15,000For the Early Education Access Fund helping parents who need childcare, and who are ineligible for other assistance or are unable to pay full fees due to changes in employment, changes in family health and well-being, or unexpected situations.Ellsworth, ME
2016Community Clinical Services$10,000To provide general operating support for patients' out of pocket expenses not covered by any type of insurance; and community outreach, education and engagement activities.Lewiston, ME
2016Community Financial Literacy$15,000To provide general operating support to provide financial education courses and individual financial and college access counseling sessions.Portland, ME
2016Cultivating Community$15,000To provide support for programs that increase access to healthy food.Portland, ME
2016Day One$25,000To help homeless youth and other vulnerable young people obtain stable housing.South Portland, ME
2016Dean Snell Cancer Foundation$10,000To provide financial assistance to cancer patients being treated at New England Cancer Specialists in Brunswick.Brunswick, ME
2016Down East Hospice Volunteers$15,000To provide cost-free compassionate care for terminally ill cancer patients, their families and their caregivers.Calais, ME
2016Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems$20,000To provide support for the Patient Assistance Fund to help cancer patients in Aroostook County with travel and lodging, and financial help for medication co-pays.Presque Isle, ME
2016Freeport Community Services$15,000To support staff and programs that serve the most vulnerable residents of Freeport and Pownal, including low-income seniors and children.Freeport, ME`
2016Friends of Aroostook$10,000To provide funding to grow, maintain, harvest and deliver fresh produce to people in need living in Aroostook, Washington, Piscataquis and Penobscot counties.Houlton, ME
2016Furniture Friends$10,000To provide donated furniture to people in the Greater Portland area who lack basic home necessities.Westbrook, ME
2016Good Shepherd Food Bank$15,000To provide general operating support.Auburn, ME
2016Grahamtastic Connection$15,000To provide laptops, tablets and internet access for children in Maine who are battling cancer.Springvale, ME
2016Hand in Hand Mano en Mano$15,000To provide support for a drop-in resource center, home-based services, case management, referrals and transportation services for immigrants and farmworkers in Milbridge and surrounding townsMilbridge, ME
2016Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project$15,000To provide general operating support for legal services to Maine's low-income immigrants.Portland, ME
2016Intercultural Community Center$5,000To help low-income immigrants access housing, education and employment.Westbrook, ME
2016Irene Chadbourne Ecumenical Food Pantry$15,000To provide for children, young parents and the elderly living in Washington County, the Passamaquoddy Indian Township and Pleasant Point with basic services such as food, fuel and transportation.Calais, ME
2016Jewish Community Alliance of Southern Maine$15,000To support the food and diaper pantry, which serves those in need in the Portland area.Portland, ME
2016Kennebec Mental Health Association$25,000To provide support to youth in Central Maine who are experiencing homelessness.Waterville, ME
2016Kennebec Valley Community Action Program$15,000To provide transportation services to individuals and families affected by cancer.Waterville, ME
2016Knox County Homeless Coalition$25,000To provide support for mental health programs serving homeless clients in Knox County.Rockland, ME
2016Lake Region Senior Service$10,000To provide support for programs that provide transportation to low-income seniors, disabled citizens and cancer patients.Bridgton, ME
2016Maine Seacoast Mission$15,000To support the Weald Bethel Food Pantry, which serves low-income residents within a 700 mile radius of Washington County.Bar Harbor, ME
2016Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program$15,000To support programs that provide food to low- income families.Brunswick, ME
2016Mid-Coast Health Net$20,000To increase the number of patients receiving mental health counseling.Rockland, ME
2016Milestone Foundation$25,000To support Milestone's Homeless Outreach and Mobile Engagement (HOME) Team and Emergency Homeless Shelter.Portland, ME
2016New Beginnings$15,000To provide program support for a 24-hour shelter for runaway and homeless teens in Maine.Lewiston, ME
2016Oasis Free Clinics$20,000To provide more free mental health services.Brunswick, ME
2016Oxford County Mental Health Services$25,000To provide mental health services and intervention when law enforcement has become involved in a mental health crisis.Rumford, ME
2016Penobscot Community Health Care$25,000To provide mental health services to clients in the Hope House Health and Living Center.Bangor, ME
2016Penquis$15,000To provide transportation assistance for individuals who do not have or cannot afford transportation to cancer treatment or support.Bangor, ME
2016Pine Tree Hospice$15,000To assist clients and families experiencing end-of-life challenges and bereavement.Dover-Foxcroft, ME
2016Portland Education Foundation$20,000To support a universal breakfast program at the Fred P. Hall School in Portland.Portland, ME
2016Preble Street$20,000To provide support for Preble Street's Emergency Food Programs at the Resource Center Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry, the Florence House Soup Kitchen, and the Teen Center Soup Kitchen.Portland, ME
2016Rockland District Nursing Association$21,000To provide affordable in-home and community health nursing services to low- to moderate- income seniorsRockland, ME
2016Rosscare$12,000To support the monthly subsidy given to low-income subscribers of EMHS LiveSAFE, a service which allows seniors to continue to live independently and safely in their own homes.Bangor, ME
2016Rumford Group Homes$25,000To serve children who need crisis stabilization services.Rumford, ME
2016Rural Community Action Ministry$15,000To support programs aimed at alleviating hunger and homelessness for the most vulnerable residents in 13 central Maine towns.Leeds, ME
2016Safe Voices$15,000To support direct services such as emergency housing to men and women fleeing domestic violence situations.Auburn, ME
2016Sexual Assault Crisis Center$25,000To provide mental health services to children who have been sexually abused in Androscoggin, Oxford and Franklin counties.Auburn, ME
2016Sexual Assault Response Services of Southern Maine$20,000To provide funding to support sexual assault education and services specific to homeless and at-risk youth.Portland, ME
2016Southern Maine Agency on Aging$10,000To provide support for the When In Need (WIN) Fund, a discretionary fund designed to support the basic human needs of older and disabled adults in southern Maine.Scarborough, ME
2016St. Mary's Nutrition Center$15,000To provide general operating support funds to the St. Mary's Nutrition Center, which improves food access to those in need in Lewiston-Auburn.Lewiston, ME
2016Tedford Housing$15,000To provide mental health services for clients at the Cumberland Street Emergency Housing Shelter.Brunswick, ME
2016The Center for Wisdom's Women$10,000General operating support for a drop-in center for low-income women providing food, clothing, and personal hygiene products.Lewiston, ME
2016The Gathering Place$5,000To provide general operating support for the only daytime shelter for the poor and homeless in the Midcoast Region.Brunswick, ME
2016The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society$15,000To provide assistance with travel and other expenses for Maine patients undergoing cancer treatment.Natick, MA
2016The Opportunity Alliance$15,000To provide support for Morrison Place, which provides transitional housing and treatment for homeless individuals diagnosed with co-occurring major mental illness and substance use disorders.South Portland, ME
2016The Progress Center$15,000To provide support for a community kitchen program serving children, youth and families in Norway.Norway, ME
2016The Shaw House$20,000To provide mental health support services for homeless at-risk youth throughout five counties in Maine.Bangor, ME
2016Unitarian Universalist Association$7,000To purchase non-food items for Sanford's Corner Cupboard, such as batteries for smoke detectors, trash bags and personal hygiene products.Sanford, ME
2016Upper Valley Economic Council$5,000To provide support for the Upper Valley Economic Council's Food Pantry, serving food insecure families in Aroostook County.Sherman, ME
2016Westbrook Community Services$20,000To provide support for families who need help with basic needs and services to navigate through the initial months of relocation such as school transitions and medical care.Westbrook, ME
2016York County Community Action Corporation$20,000To provide mental health services such as assessments, behavior and treatment planning, and whole-family interventions for children in Head Start.Sanford, ME
2015American Cancer Society$25,000To support the Patient Navigation Programs at Maine Medical Center and Maine General Medical Center.Framingham, MA
2015Amistad$25,000To address the needs of individuals with mental illness and other life challenges; develop peer services; and advocate for changes to the mental health system.Portland, ME
2015Androscoggin Home Health Services$25,000To provide volunteer and bereavement services for hospice patients and their families who are  impacted by cancer.Lewiston, ME
2015Area Interfaith Outreach$15,000To provide food and emergency aid to economically distressed people of Knox County.Rockland, ME
2015Augusta Food Bank$15,000To provide food to children and families and serve as a resource for families in crisis. Augusta, ME
2015Cancer Community Center$15,000To support the Maine Buddy Program, a statewide phone-based cancer support and peer connection program serving rural areas of the state.South Portland, ME
2015Cancer Support Center of Maine$5,000To support services to Maine people affected by cancer.Bucksport, ME
2015Community Housing of Maine$5,000To support efforts to address the long-term mental health needs of chronically homeless clients.Portland, ME
2015Cultivating Community$25,000To support programs that increase access to healthy food. Portland, ME
2015Down East Hospice Volunteers$15,000To provide cost-free compassionate care for terminally ill cancer patients, their families and their caregivers.Calais, ME
2015Easter Seals Maine$25,000To provide mental health support to veterans, service members, and their families.Portland, ME
2015Eastern Area Agency on Aging$20,000To support the Pantry Partners program, which serves low-income clients through emergency and supplemental food boxes and transportation of food from food pantries to seniors' homes.Bangor, ME
2015Food AND Medicine, Jobs with Justice Education Fund$15,000To provide funding to deliver healthy, locally grown food to SNAP users, including families in crisis, laid-off workers, seniors, and people with disabilities who need homecare.Brewer, ME
2015Frannie Peabody Center$25,000To provide mental health services for people living with HIV/AIDS in Maine.Portland, ME
2015Friends of Aroostook$15,000To provide funding to grow, maintain, harvest, and deliver fresh produce to Area Agencies on Aging sites in Aroostook, Washington, Piscataquis and Penobscot Counties.Houlton, ME
2015Grahamtastic Connection$20,000To provide laptops, tablets and Internet access for children in Maine who are battling cancer.Springvale, ME
2015Healthy Community Coalition$20,000To support programs that address food insecurity.Farmington, ME
2015Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County$15,000To support patient care, caregiver support, and bereavement services for residents of Hancock County.Ellsworth, ME
2015Jackson Food Pantry$5,000To provide food to low-income children, families and seniors in Waldo County.Jackson, ME
2015Kennebec Valley Community Action Program$20,000To provide transportation services to individuals and families affected by cancer.Waterville, ME
2015Knox County Homeless Coalition$25,000To support mental health programs serving homeless clients in Knox County.Rockland, ME
2015Lake Region Senior Service$5,000To support transportation programs for low-income seniors, disabled citizens, and cancer patients.Bridgton, ME
2015Maine Coast Memorial Hospital$25,000To provide increased access to mental health services for uninsured and underinsured residents in western Washington and Hancock counties.Ellsworth, ME
2015Maine Farmland Trust$25,000To support programs that help address the needs of food insecure people in Maine.  Belfast, ME
2015Maine School Administrative District 75$7,500To provide funding for mental health counseling at the school's health center.Topsham, ME
2015Maine Seacoast Mission$25,000To support the Weald Bethel Food Pantry, which serves low-income residents within a 700 mile radius of Washington County.Bar Harbor, ME
2015MaineGeneral Medical Center$25,000To provide support for developing one point-of-entry for patients seeking a potential oncology referral.Augusta, ME
2015MaineHealth Care At Home$25,000To support the Pediatric Social Work/Navigator Program, which helps children and families coping with the challenges of cancer; and  the Pediatric Telehealth Oncology Program, which allows families to access care from their homes.Saco, ME
2015MCH, Inc.$25,000To provide funding for the Meals on Wheels program in Knox County, and to provide food for low-income seniors and individuals with disabilities who live in the Methodist Conference Home.Rockland, ME
2015Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program$20,000To support programs that provide food to low-income families.Brunswick, ME
2015Milestone Foundation$25,000To support the Milestone Homeless Outreach and Mobile Engagement (HOME) Team and Emergency Homeless Shelter. Portland, ME
2015OHI$20,000To provide funding to increase recovery while decreasing isolation for people with mental illness through social integration, opportunities for recreation, and peer supports.Hermon, ME
2015Penobscot Community Health Care$25,000To provide mental health services to clients in the Hope House Health and Living Center.Bangor, ME
2015Penquis$25,000To provide funding for transportation assistance for cancer patients who do not have or cannot afford transportation.Bangor, ME
2015Pine Tree Hospice$15,000To provide operating support to assist clients and families experiencing end-of-life challenges and bereavement.Dover-Foxcroft, ME
2015Piscataquis Regional YMCA$20,000To support the Maine FarmShare program, which provides fresh produce to seniors.Dover-Foxcroft, ME
2015RSU 14$15,000To support the district's backpack program, which provides food to food-insecure children over weekends and holidays throughout the school year.Windham, ME
2015Seeds of Hope Neighborhood Center$10,000 To support programs that provide low-income families with food and connections to community services.Biddeford, ME
2015SeniorsPlus$25,000To provide funding for Meals on Wheels for older adults in Androscoggin County. Lewiston, ME
2015Shalom House$25,000To support programs that find stable housing and support services for long-term homeless individuals.Portland, ME
2015South Portland Food Cupboard$10,000To support the purchase and distribution of nutritious foods to those in need in South Portland.South Portland, ME
2015St. Mary's Nutrition Center$25,000To support food access initiatives.Lewiston, ME
2015Tedford Housing$22,500To support mental health services for clients at the Cumberland Street Emergency Housing Shelter in Brunswick.Brunswick, ME
2015The Center for Grieving Children$20,000To support the Tender Living Care Program,  which provides education and emotional support to families when a parent or caregiver is diagnosed with a life impacting illness, including cancer.Portland, ME
2015The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society - Maine Chapter$25,000To provide assistance with travel and other expenses  for Maine patients undergoing cancer treatment. Natick, MA
2015The Opportunity Alliance$20,000To support the Children's Outpatient Therapy program, which provides mental health assessment and treatment services to children and their families.South Portland, ME
2015The Progress Center$25,000To support the Community Kitchen program, which serves nutritious meals to low-income children, adults, and the elderly in Norway, Maine.Norway, ME
2015The Root Cellar$10,000To provide funding to purchase food for families in Portland and Lewiston.Portland, ME
2015Trinity Jubilee Center$25,000To support the Feeding L-A Project, which provides healthy food to low-income residents of Lewiston-Auburn and the surrounding towns. Lewiston, ME
2015University of New England$25,000To provide incentives that will increase the purchase of fruits and vegetables for participants in a SNAP benefit study.Biddeford, ME
2015Upper Valley Economic Council$5,000To provide support for the Upper Valley Economic Council's Food Pantry, serving food insecure families in Aroostook County.Sherman, ME
2015York County Community Action Corporation$25,000To support mental health services and whole-family interventions for children in Head Start.Sanford, ME
2014American Cancer Society$20,000To provide ongoing funding to support the Patient Navigation Programs at Maine Medical Center and Maine General Medical Center.Framingham, MA
2014Amistad$15,000To provide operating support for individuals with mental illness and other life challenges; to develop peer services; and to advocate for changes to the mental health system.Portland, ME
2014Androscoggin Home Health Services$20,000To provide low-income residents who do not have insurance for prescription drugs with needed medication.Lewiston, ME
2014Aroostook Area Agency on Aging$15,000To provide farm fresh produce as well as prepared meals for home delivery to home-bound and disabled seniors.Presque Isle, ME
2014Aroostook County Action Program$20,000To provide funding to support staff and program costs to help low-income clients achieve self sufficiency through access to food, employment, housing and medical carePresque Isle, ME
2014Ascentria Community Services$10,000To provide people suffering from mental illness with opportunities for community, social and peer engagement and recreation.Auburn, ME
2014Augusta Food Bank$10,000To provide funding to purchase food items and lunch bags for low-income children in local schools during the weekend and over vacations.Augusta, ME
2014Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center$15,000To provide operating support toward staffing so they may continue providing direct services to people affected by cancer in Hancock and Washington Counties.Ellsworth, ME
2014Biddeford Free Clinic$18,000To provide non-narcotic medications to people living in poverty without health insurance and assist low-income residents in paying for expensive life-saving medications.Biddeford, ME
2014Boothbay Region Community Resource Council$15,000To provide funding to implement a wrap-around substance abuse and mental health treatment programthat will assist low-income clients with treatment payments, transportation to appointments, and necessary medications, when no other funding stream exists.Boothbay Harbor, ME
2014Cancer Community Center$15,000To provide support for the Cancer Survivorship Program which provides free classes, support groups, and resources to help cancer survivors transition from active treatment to life after cancer.South Portland, ME
2014Catholic Charities Maine$15,000To provide funding to support program services and volunteers to isolated seniors so they can remain independent in their own homes for as long as possible.Portland, ME
2014Child and Family Opportunities$15,000To provide operating support for high quality early care and education programs in nine centers in Washington and Hancock counties.Ellsworth, ME
2014Community Concepts$20,000To provide funding so seniors and veterans with a cancer diagnosis in Androscoggin, Franklin and Oxford counties can access life-enhancing treatment via Community Concepts' transportation program.Lewiston, ME
2014Community Health and Counseling Services$17,150To provide funding for support groups for resource families raising children whose parent(s) cannot.Bangor, ME
2014Day One$20,000To provide funding to support staff and program costs for mental health and case management services to immigrant and refugee street and homeless youth.South Portland, ME
2014Deer Isle Sunset Congregational Church$2,500To provide support for the Island Heating Assistance Program providing emergency fuel assistance for low-income Deer Isle residents.Deer Isle, ME
2014Down East Hospice Volunteers$10,000To provide general operating support to continue providing cost-free compassionate support for terminally ill cancer patients, their families, and their caregivers.Calais, ME
2014East Parish Housing Ministry$5,000To provide support for general improvements to homes with substandard conditions.Starks, ME
2014Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems$20,000To provide support to establish a Patient Assistance Fund to help cancer patients in Aroostoock County with travel and lodging, and financial help for medication co-pays.Presque Isle, ME
2014Freeport Community Services$15,000To provide funding to support staff and programs which provide direct services to the most vulnerable residents of Freeport and Pownal, including low-income seniors and children.Freeport, ME`
2014Friends in Action$15,000To provide operating support for transportation and food security programs.Ellsworth, ME
2014Furniture Friends$10,000To provide general operating support to supply and deliver free furniture to people in need in the Greater Portland area.Westbrook, ME
2014Grahamtastic Connection$15,000To provide laptops, tablets and internet access for children in Maine who are battling cancer.Springvale, ME
2014Hand in Hand, Mano en Mano$15,000To provide immigrants and migrant workers with high-quality supports and referrals to meet their basic needs.Milbridge, ME
2014Healthy Community Coalition$15,000To provide funding for staff and programs that provide food, safety and other basic needs for Seniors and cancer patients in collaboration with area agencies.Farmington, ME
2014Hospice of Southern Maine$15,000To provide operating support for medical, emotional, and spiritual services for cancer patients who are seriously ill with a terminal diagnosis.Scarborough, ME
2014Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County$15,000To provide operating support for patient care, caregiver support and bereavement services for residents of Hancock County.Ellsworth, ME
2014Hospice Volunteers of Waterville Area$10,000To provide direct care and bereavement services for hospice patients with a cancer diagnosis.Waterville, ME
2014Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project$15,000To provide general operating support for legal services to Maine's low income immigrants.Portland, ME
2014Lake Region Senior Service$10,000To provide transportation to low-income seniors, disabled citizens and cancer patients.Bridgton, ME
2014Maine Farmland Trust$15,000To provide funds for the Local Food for Seniors program.Belfast, ME
2014Maine Seacoast Mission$20,000To provide support for individuals and families who struggle to have adequate food, shelter and clothing.Bar Harbor, ME
2014MaineHealth Care At Home$25,000To provide funding for pediatric social work services to support children and their families navigating the challenges of cancer.Saco, ME
2014Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program$15,000To provide operating support for programs that provide food to low-income families.Brunswick, ME
2014Mid-Coast Health Net$10,000To provide funding to increase the number of patients receiving mental health counseling.Rockland, ME
2014Midcoast Maine Community Action$15,000To provide funding to support families and individuals with emergency needs and complete accessibility repairs to enable the elderly to remain at home.Bath, ME
2014Milestone Foundation$15,000To provide funding to support homeless individuals in Portland experiencing chronic health and substance use issues.Portland, ME
2014New Beginnings$20,000To provide program support for an emergency shelter for youth, the only 24-hour shelter for runaway and homeless teens in Maine.Lewiston, ME
2014Penquis$15,000To provide funding for transportation assistance for individuals who do not have or cannot afford transportation to cancer treatment or support.Bangor, ME
2014Pine Tree Hospice$15,000To provide operating support to assist clients and families experiencing the challenges and needs that accompany end of life and bereavement.Dover-Foxcroft, ME
2014Regional Transportation Program$15,000To provide funding for transportation for the elderly, social service agency clients, the economically disadvantaged, and people with disabilities throughout Cumberland county.Portland, ME
2014Rural Community Action Ministry$15,000To provide operating support for programs aimed at alleviating hunger and homelessness for the most vulnerable residents in thirteen central Maine towns.Leeds, ME
2014Safe Voices$15,000To provide general operating support to provide direct services such as emergency housing to men and women fleeing domestic violence situations.Auburn, ME
2014SeniorsPlus$20,000To provide Meals on Wheels to older adults.Lewiston, ME
2014Sexual Assault Crisis Center$15,000To provide operating support for victims of sexual violence across three counties in Maine.Auburn, ME
2014Sexual Assault Response Services of Southern Maine$20,000To provide funding for staffing for sexual assault education and services specific to homeless and at-risk youth.Portland, ME
2014South Portland Food Cupboard$10,000To provide food to low income seniors with physical limitations.South Portland, ME
2014Southern Maine Agency on Aging$20,000To provide support to reduce re-hospitalization rates of high-risk Medicare patients by providing home-delivered meals after discharge from the hospital.Scarborough, ME
2014Spruce Run Womancare Alliance$15,000To provide general operating support for 24 hour emergency shelter for men and women fleeing domestic violence situations.Bangor, ME
2014Sunrise Opportunities$10,000To provide short term or one time financial support to meet critical needs of low-income families.Machias, ME
2014Sweetser$20,000To provide one-time support for increased staff time to serve adults experiencing serious mental illness who are in need of more intensive care.Saco, ME
2014Tedford Housing$20,000To provide funding for residential support services to adults in the emergency housing shelter.Brunswick, ME
2014The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society - Maine Chapter$15,000To provide assistance with travel and other expenses to Maine patients undergoing cancer treatment.Natick, MA
2014The Opportunity Alliance$15,000To provide funding to support mental health assessment and treatment services for children and their families.South Portland, ME
2014The Shaw House$15,000To provide general operating support for services, shelter and support for homeless and at-risk youth throughout five counties in Maine.Bangor, ME
2014Trinity Jubilee Center$20,000To provide support to the Refugee Assistance Program in Lewiston and Auburn to help immigrants and refugees with basic needs such as housing, medical care and employment.Lewiston, ME
2014United Way of York County$15,000To provide funding to Partners For A Hunger Free York County for farm shares of local produce to low-income seniors in York County.Kennebunk, ME
2014Vinalhaven Eldercare Services$15,000To provide general operating funds to help seniors living on the island of Vinalhaven age in place.Vinalhaven, ME
2014Volunteers of America Northern New England$20,000To provide funding support and staffing for mental health counseling to incarcerated men.Brunswick, ME
2014Wayside Food Programs$15,000To provide general operating support to support the provision of nutritious food in Cumberland County to those in need.Portland, ME
2014York County Community Action Corporation$23,000To provide support for public transportation for Sanford and Springvale residents - many on fixed incomes - to access local shopping, medical and job opportunities.Sanford, ME
2013American Cancer Society$25,000To support two patient navigator programs at Maine Medical Center and Maine General.Framingham, MA
2013Amistad$25,000To provide a free basic breakfast to individuals at the Peer Support and Recovery Center.Portland, ME
2013Aroostook Area Agency on Aging$25,000To provide meals to low-income seniors.Presque Isle, ME
2013Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center$15,000To provide operating support to sustain the Program and Volunteer Coordinator position.Ellsworth, ME
2013Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake$25,000To provide free camp retreats for Maine families who have a child with a cancer diagnosis.Casco, ME
2013Cancer Community Center$25,000To provide free classes, support groups and resources to help cancer survivors transition from active treatment to life after cancer.South Portland, ME
2013Cancer Support Center of Maine$5,000To provide gas cards for cancer patients traveling to and from medical appointments.Bucksport, ME
2013Catholic Charities Maine$25,000To provide support services and volunteers to isolated seniors so they can remain independent in their own homes for as long as possible.Portland, ME
2013Central Maine Area Agency on Aging$25,000To provide direct services to low income seniors and their family caregivers to help them remain independent in their own homes for as long as possible.Augusta, ME
2013Community Concepts$15,000To provide seniors transportation to and from medical appointments.Lewiston, ME
2013Community Health and Counseling Services$24,250To provide remote patient monitoring for individuals age 60+ living with chronic diseases such as diabetes or congestive heart failure.Bangor, ME
2013Day One$25,000To provide mental health counseling to youth in Greater Portland.South Portland, ME
2013Down East Hospice Volunteers$10,000To provide hospice and bereavement services to cancer patients and those in need of end of life supportive, compassionate care.Calais, ME
2013Easter Seals Maine$25,000To provide Early Intervention services such as preventative physical, occupational, speech, and language therapies to disadvantaged children from birth to age 5 with disabilities, special needs, and various mental illnesses.Portland, ME
2013Frannie Peabody Center$25,000To provide direct services for clients living with co-occurring mental illness and HIV/AIDS.Portland, ME
2013Friends in Action$10,000To provide free transportation and nutritious food to seniors through volunteer programs.Ellsworth, ME
2013Good Shepherd Food Bank$100,000To purchase nutritional foods for distribution to pantries throughout the winter, and increased capacity for safer, more reliable winter food distributions.Auburn, ME
2013Grahamtastic Connection$15,000To provide laptops, tablets and internet access for children in Maine who are battling cancer.Springvale, ME
2013Hammond Street Senior Center$10,000To provide general operating support.Bangor, ME
2013Healthy Community Coalition$20,000To develop a navigator pilot program to improve the lives of those living with cancer.Farmington, ME
2013Hospice Volunteers of Somerset County$5,000To research and install an efficient, consistent, measurable training course for volunteers throughout the county.Skowhegan, ME
2013Hospice Volunteers of Waterville Area$15,000To improve quality of life for isolated senior citizens in rural communities who are in need of hospice and grief services.Waterville, ME
2013Island Connections$10,000To provide free transportation and other services to elderly and disabled residents to help them live independently.Bar Harbor, ME
2013Kennebec Mental Health Association$20,000To support general operations of Kennebec Behavioral Health to serve low-income clients with mental illness.Waterville, ME
2013Lake Region Senior Service$5,000To provide transportation to low-income seniors and disabled citizens and cancer patients.Bridgton, ME
2013Legal Services for the Elderly$25,000To provide advocacy services for seniors at risk of losing their home/housing or home care services.Augusta, ME
2013Maine Center on Deafness$25,000To provide telecoil-equipped hearing aids to low-income Maine seniors.Portland, ME
2013Maine Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency$12,500To pilot a multidisciplinary model that will improve the lives of older patients who suffer from Mild Cognitive Impairment and decrease patient isolation and caregiver burden.Augusta, ME
2013Maine Farmland Trust$25,000To continue a highly successful Community Farm Share program targeting low income seniors.Belfast, ME
2013Maine Medical Center$25,000To support oncology patients with comprehensive patient educational materials and other supports to ensure a safe transition from the hospital to the home setting; and support unmet patient needs for housing, transportation and food, in particular those traveling long distances.Portland, ME
2013Maine Seacoast Mission$25,000To support elders who wish to age in place in their homes and communities to do so successfully.Bar Harbor, ME
2013MaineHealth Care At Home$15,000To support a Patient-centered, evidence based model to improve the quality of home health care to vulnerable elders at risk of hospitalization or facility placement.Saco, ME
2013MCH, Inc.$25,000To strengthen and extend “aging in place” support services for seniors and individuals with disabilities in two low-income MCH apartment buildings.Rockland, ME
2013Penobscot Bay YMCA$15,000To expand existing programs for seniors to include fitness classes, transportation and social opportunities.Rockport, ME
2013Penobscot Community Health Care$25,000To increase provision of home-based primary care to seniors with chronic conditions, allowing them to age in place and maintain their health.Bangor, ME
2013Penquis$20,000To provide transportation assistance (rides or financial reimbursement) for individuals who do not have or cannot afford transportation to cancer treatment.Bangor, ME
2013Pine Tree Hospice$14,250To provide general operating support to continue their mission of assisting clients and families experiencing the challenges accompanying end of life and bereavement.Dover-Foxcroft, ME
2013Portland Community Health Center$25,000To provide mental health counseling services to low-income, New Mainer patient populations.Portland, ME
2013Preble Street$25,000To provide crisis intervention, assessment, and casework services to adults who are homeless and struggling with mental illness.Portland, ME
2013Rockland District Nursing Association$15,000To provide affordable, non-acute, professional in-home and community health nursing services to predominantly low to moderate income seniors.Rockland, ME
2013SeniorsPlus$25,000To provide Meals on Wheels to older adults currently on the wait list.Lewiston, ME
2013Shalom House$15,000To provide emergency funds to individuals without the financial means to meet basic needs.Portland, ME
2013Spurwink Services$20,000To support Spurwink's Portland Help Center, which provides outpatient mental health services for adults with severe and persistent mental illnesses.Portland, ME
2013The Center for Grieving Children$15,000To provide peer support, home/hospital visits, education, and resources to families with children ages 3-18 and young adults 19-30 where the parent or caregiver is facing serious illness.Portland, ME
2013The Iris Network$25,000To help seniors, who would otherwise be dependent on nursing and medical care, learn the skills to remain independent in their homes.Portland, ME
2013United Way of Greater Portland$100,000To support the Keep Me Warm Fund, which will distribute funds statewide for heating assistance to low-income Mainers in the 2013/2014 winter months.Portland, ME
2013United Way of York County$15,000To improve regular access to healthy foods for low-income senior citizens in York County, building upon successful summer Farm Fresh Foods for Seniors and Winter Shares projects.Kennebunk, ME
2013Veterans Inc.$25,000To provide case management for veterans age 65+ to age in place and receive mental health and other services.Worcester, MA
2013Volunteers of America Northern New England$20,000To support the Options At Home Program to expand affordable personal care services for low to moderate income seniors in Southern, Mid-Coast, and Central Maine.Brunswick, ME
2013Washington Hancock Community Agency$25,000To support seniors aging in place through Friendship Cottage Adult Day Service and the At Home Downeast Program.Ellsworth, ME
2013York County Community Action Corporation$24,000To provide transportation for York County residents who are receiving treatment for cancer.Sanford, ME
2012A Company of Girls$5,000To provide a safe and supportive after school program for girls throughout the school year.Portland, ME
2012Advocates for Children$10,000To support the Nurturing Parenting Program for the parents of infant, toddler and preschool age children, as well as a specific program for Somali parents.Lewiston, ME
2012American Cancer Society$25,000To support the Patient Navigator and the Road to Recovery Programs for patients undergoing cancer treatments.Framingham, MA
2012Amistad$28,720To provide breakfast and basic supplies for individuals experiencing or recovering from severe and persistent mental illness.Portland, ME
2012Aroostook County Action Program$12,500To replenish the Emergency Relief Fund that provides resources to clients for basic needs when there is no other resource in the community.Presque Isle, ME
2012Aroostook Dental Clinic$21,400To support dental services to 1,300 low-income children in Aroostook County.Presque Isle, ME
2012Ascentria Community Services$5,000To provide support for Camp Sign-A-Watha in Monmouth for Maine's deaf adults with developmental disabilities.Auburn, ME
2012Bates College$40,000To support increasing educational attainment and college aspirations for youth and adult residents of Lewiston's poorest neighborhoods.Lewiston, ME
2012Beacon Project$5,600To fund transportation costs for elderly residents to medical appointments on the mainland.Islesboro, ME
2012Biddeford Free Clinic$15,000To support the Pharmacy program for non-narcotic prescription medications for those without health insurance living in poverty.Biddeford, ME
2012Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bath/Brunswick Maine$10,000To provide support for programs and services including after-school academic assistance and mentoring for young people ages 5-18, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances.Brunswick, ME
2012Big Brothers Big Sisters of Midcoast Maine$10,000To provide support for programs and services including after-school academic assistance and mentoring for young people ages 5-18, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances.Rockland, ME
2012Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Maine$25,000To provide support for programs and services including after-school academic assistance and mentoring for young people ages 5-18, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances.Portland, ME
2012Bowdoinham Public Library$3,000To provide a Bowdoinham Summer Reading Support and Family Literacy Program for low-income children and their families.Bowdoinham, ME
2012Boys and Girls Clubs of Southern Maine$30,000To support programs and services, including after-school academic assistance and mentoring for young people ages 5-18, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances.Portland, ME
2012Brunswick Area Respite Care$12,000To provide support for home care services for the elderly.Brunswick, ME
2012Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake$50,000To support Maine families and children with life-threatening illnesses.Casco, ME
2012Cancer Community Center$20,000To support the well-being of individuals and their families living with cancer.South Portland, ME
2012Catholic Charities Maine$25,000To support the Seek Elderly Alone, Renew Courage and Hope Program (SEARCH), connecting elderly people to volunteer support to enhance independence, community integration and self-sufficiency.Portland, ME
2012Central Maine Area Agency on Aging$23,600To provide meals through the Meals on Wheels program to homebound adults and seniors in Somerset County.Augusta, ME
2012Charlotte White Center$25,000To provide meals and maintain decent, safe, affordable supported housing for low-income adults who have serious prolonged disabilities for one year.Dover-Foxcroft, ME
2012Child and Family Opportunities$48,516To increase access to early care and education services in Washington County.Ellsworth, ME
2012Coastal Enterprises, Inc.$50,000To provide assistance to New Americans around business development with an existing program called StartSmart.Brunswick, ME
2012Community Concepts$35,000To provide low-income seniors, veterans and cancer patients with rides to critical and preventative medical care, mental health services, social services and prescription pick-up.Lewiston, ME
2012Community Dental$31,250To support the purchase of dental supplies to provide needed services at the Farmington Dental Center.Falmouth, ME
2012Community Financial Literacy$10,000To provide general operating support for financial literacy information specific to immigrants and refugees.Portland, ME
2012Consumers for Affordable Health Care$40,000To support the Consumer Assistance Program to help low-income adults and families find affordable health insurance coverage or health care services.Augusta, ME
2012Counseling Services$10,000To support mental health services to children diagnosed with mental illness that are underinsured or uninsured.Saco, ME
2012Cultivating Community$20,000To improve access to fresh food for low-income people by supporting small scale, local farmers to provide a sustainable food supply in Greater Portland.Portland, ME
2012Down East Hospice Volunteers$10,000To provide for the unmet needs of Washington County individuals who are terminally ill and want to spend their final days at home.Calais, ME
2012Downeast Health Services$25,000To support dental services for uninsured individuals and maintain unlimited access for individuals insured by Medicaid through the Maine Coast Community Dental clinic.Ellsworth, ME
2012East Parish Housing Ministry$5,000To support general improvements to homes with substandard conditions.Starks, ME
2012Easter Seals Maine$5,000To support early intervention services that provide physical, occupational, speech and language therapies to children with disabilities or special needs.Portland, ME
2012Eastern Area Agency on Aging$18,500To support programs that inform and educate older adults on their risk of falling and on the environmental and physical changes they can make to reduce those risks and increase independence within the home.Bangor, ME
2012Families and Children Together$25,000To provide support for Maine Kids Kin, a program for grandparents or family members who are raising children due to family separation.Bangor, ME
2012Family Violence Project$19,560To support the transportation needs of domestic violence clients seeking community services.Augusta, ME
2012Food AND Medicine, Jobs with Justice Education Fund$10,000To provide a 50% discount for food stamp users who purchase food at two farmers markets in Bangor and through a farm share program.Brewer, ME
2012Food for Maine's Future$12,000To support the Food For Maine's Future program that provides fresh food to migrant farmworkers.Sedgwick, ME
2012Four Directions Development Corporation$10,000To provide support for financial counseling and training for Maine tribal members.Orono, ME
2012Frannie Peabody Center$20,000To support services to people in Maine living with or at risk for HIV/AIDS.Portland, ME
2012Good Shepherd Food Bank$75,000To provide support for the Mainers Feeding Mainers program to utilize 'purchase partnerships' with Maine Farms, dairies, and fisheries to increase the flow of fresh and healthy foods to food pantries.Auburn, ME
2012H.O.M.E. Inc.$10,000To support food, shelter, and employment opportunities for men, women, and children in Hancock County.Orland, ME
2012Hand in Hand, Mano en Mano$25,000To provide assistance to migrant workers in accessing health care, job training, housing, and education services in Washington County.Milbridge, ME
2012Healthcare Charities$25,000To support the Oncology Support Project in Bangor, providing low-income patients with support for basic needs while they undergo treatment at CancerCare of Maine at EMMC in Brewer.Bangor, ME
2012Healthy Acadia$20,000To provide Community Supported Agriculture shares to low-income households in Hancock County during the 2013 growing season.Ellsworth, ME
2012Healthy Communities of the Capital Area$10,262To support outreach workers who provide services to families with substance abuse issues whose children are enrolled in either Head-Start programs or Home Visiting programs.Gardiner, ME
2012Healthy Community Coalition$15,000To support the Mobile Health Unit Program, a nurse's station on wheels providing access to health care services and screenings in communities in Franklin County.Farmington, ME
2012Hospice of Southern Maine$10,000To provide for the essential needs for terminally ill patients and their support networks.Scarborough, ME
2012Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project$50,000To support the Asylum Program, which provides legal representation and services such as: attorney consultations, legal rights orientations for immigration detainees, assistance with immigration applications for employment authorization, permanent residency, citizenship, Temporary Protected status and family-based visas.Portland, ME
2012Island Institute$7,500To provide weatherization for low-income homeowners and reduce current heating costs on Monhegan, Matinicus and Isle au Haut.Rockland, ME
2012Island Nursing Home$10,000To support the transportation needs of elderly residents.Deer Isle, ME
2012ITNPortland$35,000To support a transportation fund for low-income seniors and visually impaired adults at places of worship in the Greater Portland.Westbrook, ME
2012Jobs for Maine's Graduates$25,000To support a Pathway Specialist in the communities of Brewer, Windham, Portland and Bath to help high school students attain a high school diploma and identify plans for educational and employment opportunities after high school.Augusta, ME
2012Kennebec Mental Health Association$10,000To provide direct care to youths between the ages of 10 and 17 who are homeless, runaways or at risk of homelessness, to help them move toward stable living options and to reduce youth homelessness in central Maine.Waterville, ME
2012Kennebec Valley Community Action Program$5,000To provide support for the WorkReady program which is designed to assist unemployed individuals achieve employment.Waterville, ME
2012Kennebec Valley Dental Coalition$12,000To provide dental supplies to 3,500 patients serviced at the Community Dental Center.Waterville, ME
2012LearningWorks$40,000To provide transportation and food to students attending LearningWorks' Youth Building Alternatives program, a 48 week alternative education program for out of school youth ages 16 -24.Portland, ME
2012Legal Services for the Elderly$29,650To support free legal help for low-income seniors most at risk of foreclosure.Augusta, ME
2012Lincoln County Healthcare$30,000To provide support for free comprehensive dental exams and x-rays to individuals in Lincoln County.Damariscotta, ME
2012Literacy Volunteers-Androscoggin$5,782To provide support for literacy tutors and English conversation partners to work with immigrants and refugee students in Androscoggin County.Auburn, ME
2012Lubec Youth Collaborative$15,000To support the Fall and Spring 2012-2013 sessions of the After School Program.Lubec, ME
2012Mahoosuc Kids Association$15,000To provide after school programming specific to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) for up to 450 youth.Bethel, ME
2012Maine Farmland Trust$50,000To provide access to local farm products through free farm shares in Waldo and Kennebec counties to low-income people facing food insecurity .Belfast, ME
2012Maine School Administrative District 75$20,000To provide student health services at Mt. Ararat High School for low-income students.Topsham, ME
2012Maine Seacoast Mission$50,000To support programs meeting the needs of at-risk populations in Hancock County.Bar Harbor, ME
2012Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program$20,000To purchase food for food pantry clients.Brunswick, ME
2012Mid-Coast Health Net$20,000To support health care services including preventative care and mental health for those without health insurance.Rockland, ME
2012Midcoast Maine Community Action$10,000To provide support for a Sustainable Wellness Program offering families and children access to healthy food.Bath, ME
2012Morrison Center$15,000To provide support for a recreation program for children with disabilities.Scarborough, ME
2012My Place Teen Center$25,000To support youth programming for youth aged 10 -18.Westbrook, ME
2012New Beginnings$25,000To provide support for housing and other services for disadvantaged and disconnected youth in Androscoggin, Franklin, Cumberland, York, and Kennebec counties.Lewiston, ME
2012Northern York County Family YMCA$10,000To provide affordable and subsidized full-day child care for children from ages six weeks to five years at their Community Childcare Center.Biddeford, ME
2012Oasis Free Clinics$25,000To support preventative care and mental health services to very low-income clients.Brunswick, ME
2012One Tree Wholistic Learning Center$27,742To support high-quality child care services for low income families in the Redbank area of South Portland.South Portland, ME
2012Penobscot Bay YMCA$15,000To support transportation and food for children and families in the Rockland area attending summer programs at the YMCA.Rockport, ME
2012Penobscot Community Health Care$50,000To provide access to dental care for those with lowest incomes and greatest need.Bangor, ME
2012Penquis$30,000To support the Intensive Case Management program.Bangor, ME
2012People Plus$5,000To support the Volunteer Transportation Network Program, providing rides for local seniors.Brunswick, ME
2012Pine Tree Hospice$10,000To provide operating support for end of life care for low-income individuals and families.Dover-Foxcroft, ME
2012Portland Public Schools$30,000To provide operating support for adult education in Portland.Portland, ME
2012Portland Public Schools$15,000To support the Student Centered Assessments Program, aimed at raising math and reading scores of students who are underserved.Portland, ME
2012Portland Public Schools$10,000To build a sustainable school garden for educational and healthy nutritional purposes at Riverton School while reinforcing academic skills during the summer months.Portland, ME
2012Preble Street$75,000To provide support for food programs, including food purchases, transportation, storage and preparation.Portland, ME
2012Restorative Justice Project of the Midcoast$25,000To support the Court Diversion program for juvenile/young adult offenders.Belfast, ME
2012Safe Voices$15,000To provide security rental deposits for safe housing for women fleeing domestic violence.Auburn, ME
2012Seeds of Independence$5,000To provide support for at-risk youth and juvenile offenders, primarily in the Freeport, Brunswick and Topsham area.Brunswick, ME
2012Senator George J. Mitchell Scholarship Research Institute$5,000To support the Promise Fund, an emergency fund for Mitchell Scholars from low-income families.Portland, ME
2012SeniorsPlus$25,000To provide meals to seniors currently on the waiting list of the Meals on Wheels program.Lewiston, ME
2012Sexual Assault Crisis Center$24,500To support the Forensic Interviewer Program in an effort to strengthen the community response to child abuse cases.Auburn, ME
2012Sexual Assault Response Services of Southern Maine$15,000To provide operating support to support victims of sexual violence in southern Maine.Portland, ME
2012Southern Maine Agency on Aging$30,000To provide Meals on Wheels to homebound people in York and Cumberland counties who are under 60 and disabled.Scarborough, ME
2012St. Mary's Nutrition Center$25,000To provide education and support for people facing food insecurity in accessing fresh foods through coordinated local food initiatives.Lewiston, ME
2012Sunrise Opportunities$30,000To provide short term or one time financial support to meet the critical needs of poor families.Machias, ME
2012Tedford Housing$37,500To provide operating support for Brunswick adult and family shelters serving the Mid-Coast Maine region.Brunswick, ME
2012The Center for Wisdom's Women$10,000To provide general operating support for the Center for Wisdom's Women, a drop-in Center for low-income women.Lewiston, ME
2012The Opportunity Alliance$50,000To support a more comprehensive and integrated approach to serving patients with a severe and persistent Mental Health Diagnosis.South Portland, ME
2012The Progress Center$10,000To provide operating support for a soup kitchen that serves up to 200 meals per day, three times per week.Norway, ME
2012Trekkers, Inc.$5,000To support an experiential mentoring program for at-risk youth.Thomaston, ME
2012United Cerebral Palsy of Northeastern Maine$25,000To provide oral health care services to children through two-week long clinics in collaboration with the New York University College of Dentistry.Bangor, ME
2012United Way of Greater Portland$30,000To support the Keep ME Warm Fund, to be distributed statewide for heating assistance for low income Mainers.Portland, ME
2012Unity Barn Raisers$11,000To provide high nutritional value meals to low-income families in Waldo County.Unity, ME
2012University of Maine System - New Ventures Maine$50,000To support career planning and small business development for low-income women in order to realize economic self-sufficiency.Augusta, ME
2012Visible Community$32,500To support the Lead Notification Project which will educate low-income residents about ambient lead dust.Lewiston, ME
2012Volunteers of America Northern New England$35,000To support employment service programs for clients that are veterans, formerly incarcerated, mentally ill, and/or homeless.Brunswick, ME
2012Waldo Community Action Partners$12,500To support early education services for children and adults from low-income and underserved households.Belfast, ME
2012Washington Hancock Community Agency$20,000To provide operating support for programs serving low-income clients.Ellsworth, ME
2012Wayside Food Programs$15,000To support the Food Rescue Program which sources food from over 20 vendors and redistributes it to more than 60 food pantries.Portland, ME
2012Western Maine Community Action$56,000To support the weatherization of homes occupied by low income individuals and families through the Energy Leak Reduction Program.East Wilton, ME
2012York County Community Action Corporation$26,400To provide dental care for uninsured patients through an existing oral health care program.Sanford, ME
2012York County Shelter Programs$50,000To provide food and mental health/psychiatric services at the Homeless Shelter in York.Alfred, ME