Americans gave an estimated $358.38 billion to charity in 2014, surpassing the peak last seen before the Great Recession, according to the 60th anniversary edition of Giving USA.
Maine Philanthropy News
The Ford Foundation announced a sweeping overhaul, directing all its giving toward curbing financial, racial, gender, and other inequities and doubling the total it gives in the form of unrestricted grants for operating support.
The Maine Economic Growth Council and Maine Development Foundation are pleased to present Measures of Growth 2015, the 21st annual report on the key indicators that measures Maine’s progress toward long-term, sustainable economic growth and a high quality of life for all Maine people.
The Maine Health Access Foundation released preliminary findings showing savings likely from Medicaid expansion in Maine. See their website for more information.
Unity College and the Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation lead Maine and the country in joining an international effort to remove investment money from fossils fuels.
The Maine Community Foundation, John T. Gorman Foundation and Bangor Savings Bank Foundation provide funds to support displaced workers and their families affected by recent mill closures in northern and eastern Maine.
to work with Board, staff, grant seekers and community partners to further all aspects of the Foundation’s priorities, with special focus on the Healthy People Healthy Places program.
Four organizations receive quartlery impact grants to support programming for at-risk kids.
Awards to be used in building maintenance to improve safety and security systems.
Dr. Wendy Wolf, President and CEO of the Maine Health Access Foundation receives "President's Award" for her work to improve access to quality health care.