We know Maine.

The Maine Community Foundation works with donors and other partners to improve the quality of life for all Maine people. We draw on our deep knowledge of the state to build strong communities.

Bold Ideas

We tackle big issues in Maine, encouraging entrepreneurs, supporting leaders, and seizing opportunities to be innovative.

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Investing in Maine

We partner with donors to make the most of our natural resources, honor the arts, and revitalize communities.

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Education for All

We help Mainers of all ages access educational resources, including more than 500 MaineCF scholarships.

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Featured Fund

Aroostook County Fund

MaineCF’s Aroostook County Fund, established by businesses and individuals, celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. Since 1986, the fund has grown to almost $1 million and the Aroostook County Committee has awarded more than $450,000 in grants.

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Helping Neighbors in Need

In Freeport, a community-run nonprofit stays true to its motto of neighbors helping neighbors.

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