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Maine Community Foundation

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    Funder Type

    Private Foundation

    IT Classification

    C - Funds little to no technology


    Maine Community Foundation


    The Maine Community Foundation works with donors and other partners to improve the quality of life for all Maine people.

    The foundation focuses on awarding grants in the areas that align with their below strategic goals:

    A Strong Start

    Our vision: All Maine children receive a healthy start and arrive at kindergarten developmentally prepared to succeed in school and life.

    Access to Education

    Our vision: All Maine people, including adult learners and other nontraditional students, can complete a degree or certificate program to maximize their potential.

    Racial Equity

    Our vision: All people in Maine have access to opportunities and life outcomes that are not determined or predictable in any way by race or ethnicity.

    Thriving Older People

    Our vision: All older people in Maine are valued and able to thrive and age in their workplaces and communities with health, independence, and dignity.

    Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    Our vision: All entrepreneurs and innovators in Maine have the opportunity to bring their big ideas to life.


    History of Funding

    In FY18, the foundation awarded $34,284,669 in grants.

    To view recent recipients, please click here:

    Additional Information

    The foundation does not support for religious organizations or award grants for religious purposes.

    The foundation will not grant to individuals (except for scholarship funds), or for equipment, annual campaigns for regular operations, or for capital campaigns.


    Lelia DeAndrade

    Lelia DeAndrade
    245 Main Street
    Ellsworth, ME 04605
    (207) 412-0843

  • Eligibility Details

    Eligible applicants are non-profits in Maine.

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