Maine Philanthropy Center

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MaineCF’s York County Committee awards more than $70,000 in grants

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

The York County Committee of the Maine Community Foundation has awarded $71,154 in grants to 13 nonprofit organizations or communities.

Grant recipients include:

  • Caring Unlimited, Sanford, to update and expand its mobile advocacy, increasing the availability and accessibility of critical domestic violence support services throughout York County
  • Fair Tide, Inc., Kittery, to expand a pilot program aimed at securing permanent, affordable housing for people experiencing homelessness
  • Heart of Biddeford, to bring advanced training related to diversity, equity, and inclusion to Heart of Biddeford's board, staff, and working partners.

The York County Fund is a permanent endowment that supports projects and nonprofits that strengthen communities in the county. Applications go through MaineCF’s Community Building Grant Program and are reviewed by a committee of local leaders. The next proposal deadline is February 15, 2022. Application, guidelines and a complete list of recent grants can be found at www.mainecf.org.

The York County Fund is built through donations from the community. If you would like more information about the fund, please contact Gloria Aponte C., MaineCF senior program officer, at (207) 412-0847 or by email at gaponteclarke@mainecf.org.

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