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United Way of Southern Maine’s Brick & Beam announces Summer Program Investments benefiting BIPOC and Underserved Youth

United Way of Southern Maine’s (UWSM) Brick & Beam Society announced impact investments totaling $19,290 to support early childhood learning and or STEM/STEAM summer programs benefiting underserved populations from birth through grade 8 in Cumberland County. Programs were… Read More

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UNITED WAY OF SOUTHERN MAINE ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF SECOND RACIAL EQUITY FUND INVESTMENT

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.  

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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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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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UNITED WAY OF GREATER PORTLAND ANNOUNCES RACIAL EQUITY FUND INVESTMENTS

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

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UNITED WAY OF GREATER PORTLAND ANNOUNCED RACIAL EQUITY FUND

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.

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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 Racial Equity Fund

UNITED WAY OF GREATER PORTLAND ANNOUNCED RACIAL EQUITY FUND United Way of Greater Portland (UWGP) announced it has established a Racial Equity Fund. With funding from lead founding partner, IDEXX, and other partners BerryDunn, Gorham Savings Bank, Hannaford,… Read More

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