York County Fund

Total applications received in last grant cycle: 48 applications for a total of $350,087
Grant dollars awarded: $93,407
Average award: $5,800
Percentage of applicants that received grants: 37%
Number of grants awarded: 16
Application deadline: February 15

Recent grants from the York County Fund

Photo: Current and past members of the York County Committee include, from left, Kathy Chaiklin, Merilee Perkins, Barbara Wentworth, Deborah Downs, Seb Milardo, Sally Kennedy, Geoff Titherington, Heather Harris, and Barbara Belik.

The York County Fund was established in 2007. In 2008, the York County Committee began making grants from the fund through the Community Building Grant Program.

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

Other ways the community foundation is serving the region

  • York County Scholarships
  • The community foundation manages more than $2.4 million in charitable long-term funds on behalf of other nonprofit organizations throughout York County.

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

Please call or email Stephanie Eglinton, senior program officer, (207) 412-0837.

York County Committee

Deborah Downs, Chair, North Waterboro

Barbara Belik, Kennebunk

Katharine Chaiklin, Porter

Heather Harris, Kennebunk

Peter Lamb, Kittery Point

Sebastian (Seb) Milardo, Hollis Center