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.
United Way of Greater Portland (UWGP) and the Cumberland County Board for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) received notice from the EFSP National Board that four Cumberland County agencies would receive $1,249,043 for services provided to migrants released from U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) custody at the southern border from January 1, 2019 through January 31, 2020.
United Way of Greater Portland announced it has awarded $259,073 in the second round of grants from the Greater Portland COVID-19 Community Relief Fund to 25 local nonprofits, schools, and faith-based groups on the frontlines working with individuals and families disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and the economic consequences of this outbreak.