Two months ago, NPQ profiled an initiative supported by US Department of Agriculture (USDA) grants to encourage retiring business owners to sell their businesses to their employees in Oregon, Washington. Now a similar initiative, named the Ownership Transition Initiative , has been launched in Maine, also with USDA support. ... [Read More]
Axiom Technologies CEO Susan Corbett announced Monday she is stepping down and turning over the CEO duties to Axiom President Mark Ouellette, who joined the company in 2015 with a goal of expanding services across the state of Maine and beyond. ... [Read More]
In partnership with the United Way of Northeastern Maine, Helping Hands with Heart (HHH) has received one of six Early Childhood Community Planning Grants in the amount of $25,000 from The Maine Community Foundation. These funds will support a rigorous study of the region’s age 0-5 population, map community resources, identify barriers to early childhood education and develop local solutions intended to... ... [Read More]
United Way of Greater Portland hopes to raise $8.2 million in its annual campaign, which began Friday, Sept. 14, in Monument Square with a canned-food sculpture contest.
Funds raised will support the United Way’s Thrive 2027 initiative, which has three goals: to improve early learning opportunities, provide financial stability for those most at risk, and reduce preventable premature death, with a... ... [Read More]
Portland Press Herald – The Maine Cancer Foundation is awarding a total of $50,000 in grant funding to six hospice programs throughout the state to increase hospice services available to Maine cancer patients, their caretakers, family and friends.
The foundation said Wednesday that the grants are the first awards drawn from its John T. Gorman Fund, established in May as a collaborative grant-making... ... [Read More]