A Nonprofit Rallies to Save a Farm
Whiting Farm in Auburn was vacant, waiting for the right buyer who would keep it a farm. Nonprofit John F. Murphy Homes has transformed this community landmark into a home for education with help from this high school teacher-turned-farmer and a MaineCF grant.
Imaginations Unleashed in Belfast
Children in Waldo County created fantastic sea creatures for a mural in downtown Belfast, Maine. The project, funded by an anonymous donor through the Waldo County Fund, paired the children with adult artists who helped them complete their visions.
Neighbors Helping Neighbors
Maine Community Foundation donors are making a difference in Aroostook County, where it's estimated up to 17 percent of the population is food insecure. A MaineCF grant to a food-gleaning program and an investment in a local food-processing company have helped supply food pantries with much-needed produce throughout the year.
Reviving an Old Mill
MaineCF investors and our partners helped transform the abandoned Mayo Mill in downtown Dover-Foxcroft into a mixed-use development that now boasts apartments, office space, a brew pub restaurant, and an inn.
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt: Three Words
MaineCF Board Member Anna Eleanor Roosevelt reflects on why the foundation is vital to Maine.