United Way of Southern Maine (UWSM) announced it is granting more than $170,000 to four organizations through its Racial Equity Fund. Thanks to founding funding partner, IDEXX, and individual donations from community members, United Way of Southern Maine’s Racial Equity Fund (REF) supports and strengthens organizations led by and serving people of color, while advancing the work at the heart of the community developed Thrive2027 initiative.
UNITED WAY OF GREATER PORTLAND ANNOUNCES RACIAL EQUITY FUND INVESTMENTS Portland, ME – February 16, 2021) United Way of Greater Portland (UWGP) announced funding recipients from the newly established Racial Equity Fund totaling $239,173. Launched thanks to founding support from IDEXX, and supported by additional partners BerryDunn, Gorham Savings Bank, Hannaford, KeyBank, and… Read More
United Way of Greater Portland announced it has established a Racial Equity Fund. With funding from lead founders, this initiative supports the work of local nonprofits led by and serving people of color in our community, while advancing the work at the heart of the community-developed Thrive2027 initiative.