Grants from Maine Community Foundation to Address COVID-19 Impact


Foundation: Maine Community Foundation

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The Cumberland County Committee of the Maine Community Foundation has awarded $113,174 in grants to 16 nonprofits through the Community Building Grant Program, including two grants to ameliorate the impact of COVID-19 on the community:


  • Creative Portland Corporation, to expand an arts-based community campaign to help combat COVID-19 with artistic messaging and CDC-compliant safety recommendations.
  • Mercy Hospital, Portland, to purchase laptops for families to allow access to substance recovery sessions, pursue undergraduate degrees remotely and assist their children in remote learning.

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