Following a nationwide search, the Maine Health Access Foundation (MeHAF) Board of Trustees recently announced its unanimous selection of Barbara A. Leonard, MPH of Winslow, Maine, as the foundation’s new President and CEO.
Maine Philanthropy News
On August 24th, the White House announced the establishment of the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument east of Baxter State Park in north-central Maine. The land was donated by the Elliotsville Plantation, Inc., the foundation established by philanthropist Roxanne Quimby and her family.
Four times a year Androscoggin Bank makes grants to excellent agencies actively working in our communities to help kids thrive. Learn more about the most recent awardees.
The John T. Gorman Foundation issued a new report, A Portrait of Wellbeing: The Status of Seniors in Maine, highlighting the economic, housing, and social factors impacting older adults in the state.
In December, MPC bid farewell to board chair Peter Taylor of the Maine Community Foundation and welcomed new board chair John Shoos of the Sam L. Cohen Foundation!
On December 18th, legislation permanently extending the IRA charitable rollover was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama.
The MeHAF Board of Trustees recently announced that founding President and CEO, Dr. Wendy J. Wolf, plans to step down at the end of 2016 after fifteen years of leading Maine’s largest health foundation.
The Maine Development Foundation recently announced that Yellow Light Breen, former Bangor Savings Bank executive, has been appointed their new President and CEO.
According to the newly released report, Maine ranked 12th among the 50 states in overall child well-being.