Piscataquis County Fund

Total applications received in last grant cycle: 13 applications for a total of $88,652
Grant dollars awarded: $55,634
Average award: $6,182
Percentage of applicants that received grants: 69%
Number of grants awarded: 9
Additional grant dollars awarded through donor-advised fund referrals: $7,700
Application deadline: February 15

Recent grants from the Piscataquis County Fund


The Piscataquis County Fund was established in 1986 by area businesses and individuals to ensure that the county would have the local charitable resources to address community issues. Once a year, grants from the Piscataquis County Fund are awarded to nonprofits to support innovative projects.

The Maine Community Foundation manages the Piscataquis County Fund, and local leaders, knowledgeable about their communities, help review grant applications and distribute funding.

Other ways MaineCF is serving the region

  • In addition to the grants made from the Piscataquis County Fund, we are able to draw upon the other grant-making resources of the Maine Community Foundation so that more innovative and community-building projects in this county receive funding.
  • Piscataquis County scholarships
  • The community foundation manages more than $4.4 million in charitable long-term funds on behalf of other nonprofit organizations throughout Piscataquis County.

To make a donation or for more information about the Piscataquis County Fund

Please contact Laura Reed at the Maine Community Foundation by phone, (207) 564-3236, or by e-mail at lreed@mainecf.org.

Piscataquis County Committee

Julie Mallett, Chair, Dover-Foxcroft

Ethan Annis, Dover-Foxcroft

Paul Bradeen, Milo

Kevin Chasse, Dover-Foxcroft

Douglas Cummings, Bowerbank

Brad Deane, Guilford

James Macomber, Dover-Foxcroft

Heather Weymouth Pomerleau, Abbot Village

Gail Stutzman, Sangerville

Cathy Sweetser, Beaver Cove

Jenny Ward, Big Moose Township