United Way of Greater Portland (UWGP) is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals “UWGP RFP” seeking to fund programs, initiatives, or collaborations in Greater Portland (Cumberland County with the exception of Brunswick and Harpswell) that begin to make measurable progress on one or more of Thrive2027’s three community-wide goals. Thrive2027, our community’s new collective vision for how to make our region even stronger for everyone who calls it home, are three ten-year goals created by and for the community. Applications are due on March 17, 2017.
United Way of Greater Portland announced that since the launch of its volunteer website on Friday, June 14, over 700 individuals submitted applications to volunteer to support those seeking asylum in Portland.
“The outpouring of support from the community is remarkable,” said Liz Cotter Schlax, President & CEO, United Way of Greater Portland. “We cannot thank the volunteers enough for raising their hands in support of our community.”
Volunteers Needed: Focus Group Facilitators and Note Takers Two years after initial Community Conversations that resulted in Thrive2027, United Way of Greater Portland is interested in convening focus groups to gather more information from the community about our shared educational goals. We… Read More
Women United is announcing a funding opportunity for programs working with single mothers and their children in the East Bayside neighborhood of Greater Portland. Women United seeks to invest in programs that: implement a two-generation strategy to reduce poverty and utilize a collaborative approach to working with community partners.