MaineCF@35

The Maine Community Foundation celebrates its 35th year in 2018 with occasional profiles of people who contribute to and benefit from the foundation's work to improve the quality of life for all Maine people.

From the category archives: Grant recipients

Grant recipients


Mariam Al-Hamdany: Learning to Lead

"The staff keeps me coming back and my friends from different schools who have different backgrounds."

 

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James Ritter: Maine State Librarian

“…Libraries in Maine are the nodes of multiple connections and the gateways for prosperous communities.”

 

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Troy Murphy: Mogul Master and Adventurer

“To me being a Mainer means that you’re a very genuine person who’s friendly, down to earth, and up for adventure!”

 

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Richard Silliboy and the World’s Largest Potato Basket

“I come out here [to my workshop] and work with the brown ash and it’s almost like praying.”

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Carol Shutt and the Astor Incentive Awards

“I think the [Astor] grants have made me more of an artist,” says K-8 art teacher Carol Shutt. “And they have changed how I work with kids. Being a teacher but being an artist too, I am setting an example.”

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