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WOMEN UNITED INVESTS OVER $70,000 TO SUPPORT YOUTH AND TEEN PROGRAMMING IN PORTLAND’S BAYSIDE NEIGHBORHOOD

United Way of Southern Maine’s (UWSM) Women United announced an investment of $73,937 in Anchoring Youth to Succeed, a program run by Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Maine (BGCSM) and A Company of Girls (ACOG). Women United… Read More

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United Way Announces Fiscal Year 2022 Community Investments of $6,595,877

(Portland, ME – August 16, 2021) United Way of Southern Maine (UWSM) announced its Greater Portland Fiscal Year 2022 community investments of $6,595,877. UWSM has awarded $3,940,854 in strategic investment grants to 56 community programs at 38 nonprofits… Read More

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Funding Opportunity: Brick & Beam Society, FY22 Investments

Brick & Beam Society, a giving circle of United Way of Greater Portland, is pleased to announce that it is now accepting funding applications for its FY22 Community Investments. Brick and Beam takes a broad view of the community, bringing… Read More

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Funding Opportunity: Youth/Teen Programming in Bayside

Women United, a giving circle of United Way of Greater Portland (UWGP), is pleased to announce a funding opportunity to provide enhanced youth/teen programming to members of its Project WIN cohort and others in Portland’s Bayside area. We… Read More

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United Way announces merger of Greater Portland and York County Organizations: United Way of Southern Maine

Strategic Consolidation Increases Community Impact in the Region  (June 17, 2021) – Portland and Kennebunk, ME – United of Greater Portland and United Way of York County announced they will merge the two organizations to create United Way of… Read More

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UNITED WAY OF GREATER PORTLAND ANNOUNCES 2020 CAMPAIGN RESULTS AND MELISSA SMITH AS INCOMING CAMPAIGN CHAIR

In a COVID impacted year, Mainers rally together to support our most vulnerable with an increase in giving.  (Portland, ME – March 3, 2021) – At its virtual Annual Campaign Celebration on January 26, United Way of Greater Portland staff and volunteers… Read More

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Fiscal Year 2022 Investment Application Now Open

United Way of Greater Portland’s (UWGP) Fiscal Year 2022 Community Investment application opened January 8, 2021, and will close February 26, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. Currently funded applicants and new applicants proposing work that targets specific Thrive2027 strategies and serves… Read More

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United Ways of Maine collects over 37,000 pounds of food and essentials during statewide drive to kickoff fundraising campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  MONDAY, SEPT. 21    United Ways of Maine collects over 37,000 pounds of food and essentials during statewide drive to kickoff fundraising campaign  STATEWIDE— Last week, the nine United Ways of Maine kicked off their… Read More

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United Way Announces Fiscal Year 2021 Community Investments Of $7,097,671

(Portland, ME) United Way of Greater Portland (UWGP) announced its Fiscal Year 2021 community investments of $7,097,671. UWGP has awarded $3,940,854 in strategic investment grants to 61 community programs at 45 local nonprofits, including 7 new programs and… Read More

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United Way of Greater Portland announces a total of $710,967 invested in COVID-19 Relief and Recovery efforts with third round of grants

(Portland, ME – July 2, 2020) United Way of Greater Portland announced today it has awarded $222,655 in the third round of grants from the Greater Portland COVID-19 Community Relief Fund, bringing the total amount invested to support… Read More

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