$137,500 in grants to 21 nonprofit

Knox County nonprofit receives bank grant

Posted:  Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 8:00pm
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BANGOR — The Bangor Savings Bank Foundation recently awarded $137,500 in grants to 21 nonprofit organizations in Maine and New Hampshire.

The Foundation awards grants, ranging from $2,000 to $25,000, to nonprofits with worthy initiatives that make communities more prosperous, more livable, and more vibrant. Grant applications are reviewed quarterly.

Rockland’s Mid Coast Health Net, with funding for Knox County Health Clinic, received one of the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation grants distributed in Maine. Other organizations include: Southern Maine Finance Agency, Saco; Dixfield Historical Society, Dixfield; Humane Society Waterville Area, Waterville; The Salvation Army of Bangor, Bangor; The Sustainability Lab with funding for Fork Food Lab in Portland;

Center Theatre for the Performing Arts, Dover-Foxcroft; Challenger Learning Center, Bangor; Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine, Portland; OHI, Brewer; Our Katahdin, Millinocket; Portland Museum of Art, Portland; Preble Street, Portland; and Community Dental with funding for the Farmington Dental Center.

These New Hampshire organizations received Bangor Savings Bank Foundation grants.

Arts in Reach, New Castle; Crotched Mountain Foundation, Greenfield; NH Jumpstart Coalition, Hillsborough; The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire, Dover; YMCA of Greater Nashua, Nashua; Cross Roads House, Portsmouth; and The Mayhew Program with funding to support their Concord area program.

For more information about Bangor Savings Bank Foundation grants, visit www.bangor.com/community/foundation.