Grant Recipients

We've been giving away 10% of our profits for a while - that's why this list is so long! Our emphasis has shifted over time from giving a little money to a lot of organizations to a more focused approach in recent years.

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2013

  • African Yoga Project
  • Aroostook County Maine Community Action
  • ArtVan
  • Autism Speaks
  • Clean Production Action
  • Hope for the Warriors
  • East Coast Greenway
  • Dancing with the Dentists
  • Foothills United Way Inc
  • Generic Ministries
  • Good Shepherd Food Bank
  • Hardy Girls Healthy Women
  • Kitchen Garden International
  • Maine Huts and Trails
  • Mount Agamenticus Conservation Region
  • Mt. Agamenticus to the Sea Conservation Initiative
  • Nature Conservancy
  • One Fund Boston
  • P.L.A.N. – Post Landfill Action Network
  • Ruth’s Reusable Resources
  • River Network
  • United Way Androscoggin County
  • United Way of Central Oklahoma
  • Waco Fire Recovery
  • Washington County Maine Community Action
  • York County Community Action
  • Your Space

2012

  • Aroostook County Maine Community Action
  • Clean Production TIDES Center
  • East Coast Greenway Alliance
  • Hardy Girls, Healthy Women
  • Hope for the Warriors
  • Life is Good Playmakers Foundation
  • Make A Wish
  • Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research
  • Riding to the Top
  • Sanford Dental Clinic
  • Sustainable Biomaterials Collaborative
  • United Way of York County
  • Washington County Maine Community Action
  • York County Community Action

2011

  • American Community Garden Association
  • Aroostook County Community Action- Heating Assistance
  • Aroostook County Community Action-Oral Care
  • Clean Production Action
  • Freedom to Roam Wildlife Corridor Project
  • Hope for the Warriors
  • Sanford Dental Clinic
  • St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavillion- Alzheimer’s Unit
  • United Way of York County
  • Washington County Community Action-Heating Assistance
  • Yawkey Family Inn At Boston Children’s Hospital
  • York County Community Action Heating Assistance

2010

  • Arts

    • River Tree Arts
  • Education

    • University of Chicago
  • Environment

    • Nature Conservancy
    • Trust for Public Land

2009

  • Arts

    • River Tree Arts
  • Education

    • Gulf of Maine Research Institute
    • Unity College
    • University of Chicago
  • Environment

    • Nature Conservancy
    • Trust for Public Land
    • York Land Trust
  • Human Needs

    • Hospice of Southern Maine
    • Northern York County YMCA
    • Sanford Springvale YMCA

2008

  • Arts

    • River Tree Arts
  • Education

    • Food Marketing Institute
    • Unity College
    • Gulf of Maine Research Institute
    • Brixham Montessori School
  • Environment

    • Nature Conservancy
    • Trust for Public Land
    • York Land Trust
    • White Pines Programs
  • Human Needs

    • Hospice of Southern Maine
    • Northern York County YMCA
    • Sanford Springvale YMCA
    • Center for Teens
    • Community Partners
    • Angels Dancing with Horses
    • Cary Medical Center

2007

  • Arts

    • River Tree Arts
  • Education

    • Brixham Montessori School, York, ME
    • Food Marketing Institute Foundation, Washington, D.C.
    • Unity College, Unity, ME
    • University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
    • Gulf of Maine Research Institute, Portland, ME
  • Environment

    • York Land Trust, York, ME
    • Double B Equine Rescue, Industry, ME
    • Western Mountains Foundation, Kingfield, ME
    • The Nature Conservancy, Brunswick, ME
  • Human Needs

    • Sanford Springvale YMCA, Sanford, ME
    • Northern York County YMCA, Biddeford, ME
    • Hospice of Southern Maine, Portland, ME

2006

  • Arts

    • River Tree Arts
    • Poets' House
  • Education

    • Food Marketing Institute Foundation
  • Environment

    • Maine Rivers
    • Western Mountains Foundation
    • The Nature Conservancy
  • Human Needs

    • Maine Association of Nonprofits
    • Hospice of Southern Maine
    • Equest
    • Goodwill Industries (to help victims of Hurricane Katrina)
    • American Red Cross (to help victims of Hurricane Katrina)

2005

  • Arts

    • River Tree Arts
    • Poets' House
  • Education

    • York County Technical College
    • The Saltwater Institute
  • Human Needs

    • Hospice of Southern Maine
    • Equest

2004

  • Arts

    • River Tree Arts
    • Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts
  • Education

    • Harvard Divinity School
    • York County Technical College
    • Food Marketing Institute Foundation
    • The Saltwater Institute
  • Environment

    • Maine Rivers
    • The New School
    • The Nature Conservancy
  • Human Needs

    • Northern York County Family YMCA
    • Hospice of Southern Maine
    • Equest

2003

  • Arts

    • River Tree Arts
    • Women in Harmony
    • Vermont Studio Center
    • Creative Resource Center
    • Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts
    • Flagstaff Activist Network
  • Education

    • Harvard Divinity School
    • York County Technical College
    • Unity College
    • The Saltwater Institute
  • Environment

    • The Nature Conservancy
    • Maine Rivers
    • The New School
    • Habitat for Humanity
    • Preble Street Resource Center
    • Washington National Cathedral
  • Human Needs

    • Northern York County Family YMCA
    • STRIVE
    • The Pets for the Elderly Foundation
    • Two Roads Maine
    • UCP of Maine
    • Monhegan Island Sustainability Community Association

2002

  • Arts

    • River Tree Arts
  • Education

    • Harvard Divinity School
    • York County Technical College
    • The New School
    • Washington National Cathedral
  • Environment

    • The Nature Conservancy

2001

  • Arts

    • Bates Dance Festival
    • River Tree Arts
  • Education

    • Harvard Divinity School
    • The Saltwater Institute
    • Washington National Cathedral
    • York County Technical College
  • Environment

    • Friends of Casco Bay
    • Maine Organic Farmers & Growers' Association
    • The Nature Conservancy
  • Human Needs

    • East End Katering
    • The Food Bank
    • York County Emergency Response Team

2000

  • Arts

    • Bates Dance Festival
    • Center for Cultural Exchange
    • Creative Resource Center
    • Films by Huey
    • River Tree Arts
  • Education

    • Earth College
    • Harvard Divinity School
    • York County Technical College
    • Maine Businesses for Social Responsibility
  • Environment

    • Alliance for Transportation Choice
    • Friends of Casco Bay
    • Main Audubon Society
    • Maine Forest Biodiversity Project
    • Maine Organic Farmers & Gardener's Association
    • The Nature Conservancy -- Maine Chapter
    • Natural Resources Council of Maine
    • Northeast Sustainable Energy Association
    • River Network
    • United Plant Savers
  • Human Needs

    • The Food Bank
    • Oxford Street Project
    • The Connecticut Institute for the Blind
    • Woodfords Family Services

1999

    • Harvard Divinity School
    • Maine Audubon Society
    • Northfield Mt. Hermon School
    • Maine Organic Farmers & Growers Association
    • Maine Businesses for Social Responsibility
    • Rain Forest Alliance
    • Laudholm Farm Trust
    • Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers -- Jim Daniels' Photography Exhibit
    • American Indian Institute
    • Saltwater Institute
    • River Network
    • Maine Chapter -- The Nature Conservancy
    • The Natural Resources Council of Maine
    • Hartford Artisan's Center
    • Haystack Mountain School
    • Sustainable Harvest International
    • SportsBridge
    • YouthBuild Boston
    • Eliot Elementary School
    • Maine Forest Biodiversity Project
    • Unity College
    • Very Special Arts
    • Trust for Public Land -- The Good Life Center
    • Brick Store Museum
    • River Tree Arts
    • Animal Welfare Society
    • Community Partners
    • Maine Public Radio
    • Kennebunkport Conservation Trust
    • Jane Goodall Institute

1998

    • Naropa Institute
    • Maine Audubon
    • Northfield Mt. Hermon School
    • Outdoor Explorations
    • Maine Business for Social Responsibility
    • New York Botanical Gardens
    • Rivertree Arts
    • Hurricane Island Outward Bound
    • Literacy Volunteers of America
    • Brickstore Museum
    • EARTH College
    • York County Emergency Response Team
    • Portland Museum of Art
    • Habitat for Humanity
    • Harvard Divinity School Center for the Study of Values in Public Life
    • ACE
    • Rainforest Alliance
    • Figures of Speech Theater
    • Gary Pike Foundation
    • Riverridge Center
    • Jane Goodall Institute
    • Animal Welfare Society
    • Community Partners
    • Old Berwick Historical Society
    • Maine Grants Information Center
    • Kennebunk Rotary's Drug Guide for Parents
    • Maine Organic Farmers & Growers Association
    • Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen
    • Maine Women in Management

1997

    • Greater Portland CARES
    • Harvard Divinity School Center for the Study of Values in Public Life
    • Maine Audubon
    • Maine Aspirations Foundation
    • Northfield Mt. Hermon School
    • Rain Forest Alliance
    • Outdoor Explorations
    • Bates Dance Festival
    • American Red Cross/York County
    • Artists for Humanity
    • New York Botanical Gardens
    • Haystack Mountain School
    • River Tree Arts
    • Indian Island School
    • Dominique LaPierre/City of Joy
    • Animal Welfare Society
    • Literacy Volunteers of America
    • Community Partners
    • Brick Store Museum
    • Penobscot
    • Marine Museum
    • Hartford Artisan's Center
    • Butterflies of Belize
    • The Nature Conservancy
    • Natural Resources Council of Maine

1996

  • Arts

    • Greater Portland CARES
    • Rivertree Arts
  • Education

    • Harvard Divinity School Center for the Study of Values in Public Life
    • Brickstore Museum
    • Children's Museum
    • Council for Economic Priorities
    • Maine Public Radio
    • Maine Business for Social Responsibility
    • Northfield Mt. Herman School
    • Trinity College
    • Williams, Dr. Ray
  • Human Needs

    • Community Support Services, Inc.
    • Delancey Street Foundation
    • Hospice Volunteers
    • Maine Aspirations Foundation
    • Maine Women's Fund
    • Portland AIDS Project
    • Ten Point Coalition
    • Native American
    • Hopi Indians (Village of Bacavi)
    • Indian Island School
  • Environment

    • Rainforest Alliance
    • Chewonki Foundation
    • Greenfire
    • Maine Audubon
    • Maine Organic Farmers & Growers Association

1995

  • Arts

    • Greater Portland CARES
    • Heartwood School of Art
    • River Tree Arts
  • Education

    • Harvard Divinity School Center for the Study of Values in Public Life
    • Haystack Mountain School
    • Indian Island School
    • Maine Business for Social Responsibility
    • Maine College of Art
    • Moses Brown
    • Portland Public Library
    • Salt
    • Maine Aspirations Foundation
    • Northfield Mt. Herman School
    • Trinity College
  • Human Needs

    • Community Support Services, Inc.
    • Connecticut Institute of the Blind/Oak Hill
    • Geoffrey Foundation
    • Greenleaf Center for Service Leadership
    • Maine Organic Farmers & Growers Association
    • Sagebrush
    • Delancey Street Foundation
    • Maine Women's Fund
  • Environment

    • Rainforest Alliance
    • Chewonki Foundation
    • Hidden Medicines
    • Hopi Indians (Village of Bacavi)

1994

  • Arts

    • Greater Portland CARES
    • Rivertree Arts
  • Education

    • Harvard Divinity School Center for the Study of Values in Public Life
    • Unity College
    • Dartmouth College
    • Maine Conservation School
  • Human Needs

    • Maine Women's Fund
    • Geoffrey Foundation
    • Trinity Episcopal Church
    • York County Child Abuse Council
    • Urban Services Program
    • Christ Episcopal Church
  • Native American

    • American Indian Institute
    • Center for Vision and Policy
  • Rainforest Alliance

    • Envirothon
    • Maine Business for Social Responsibility

1993

  • Arts

    • Greater Portland CARES
    • Very Special Arts - Maine
    • Charles River Studio
    • Blueberry Hill Productions
    • Molasses Pond Writers Workshop
    • Portland School of Art
  • Education

    • Harvard Divinity School Center for the Study of Values in Public Life
    • Maine Aspirations Foundation
    • Project SEED - University of Southern Maine
    • Thomas College
    • Maine School Administrative District #71, Kennebunk/Kennebunkport
    • Tufts University Veterinary School's Alternative Testing Center
    • Bellmont Hill School
    • Waynflete School
    • Dartmouth College
  • Human Needs

    • Community Support Services, Inc.
    • Childhood Hunger Project
    • Eastern Midcoast Regional Planning
    • Displaced Homemakers Program
    • Habitat for Humanity
    • Coastal Enterprise Institute
    • Greenfire
    • MaineShare
    • Maine Handicapped Skiing
    • Maine Children's Cancer Program
    • Maine Kidney Foundation
    • American Cancer Society
    • Senior Center at Lower Village (Kennebunk, ME)
  • Native American

    • Wabanaki Film Project
    • Indian Island School
    • Central Maine Indian Association
    • Wabanaki Resource Center
    • Children's Museum of Maine
    • Center for Vision and Policy
    • Penobscot Indian Nation
  • Environment

    • Rainforest Alliance
    • Chewonki Foundation
    • Island Institute
    • Maine Audubon Society
    • Natural Resources Council of Maine
    • Maine Conservation School
    • Rainforest Alliance Information Network
    • Kennebunkport Historical Society