Bangor Savings Bank Foundation Awards $179K in Grants

December 04, 2019
BANGOR, Maine – The Bangor Savings Bank Foundation recently awarded $179,614 in grants to 19 nonprofit organizations in Maine.
The Foundation awards grants to nonprofits with worthy initiatives that make communities more prosperous, more livable, and more vibrant. Grant applications are reviewed quarterly.
Statewide organizations Maine Farmland Trust and Maine Recovery Fund received Bangor Savings Bank Foundation grants along with these organizations:
Aroostook County: Aroostook Aspirations Initiative in Presque Isle.
Cumberland County: The Gathering Place, Brunswick; Hope Acts, Portland; Wayside Food Programs, Portland; Greater Portland Immigrant Welcome Center, Portland; Maine Center Ventures, Portland; and Portland Parks Conservancy.
Hancock County: Bucksport Senior Center in Bucksport.
Kennebec County: Children’s Discovery Museum in Augusta.
Penobscot County: Bangor Historical Society, Bangor; Community Health and Counseling Services, Bangor; Hemophilia Alliance of Maine, Brewer; Literacy Volunteers of Bangor, Shaw House Homeless Youth Shelter, Bangor; Eddington Fire Department, and Friends of Baxter State Park.
York County: Ferry Beach Park Association in Saco.
For more information about Bangor Savings Bank Foundation grants, visit
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Bangor Savings Bank, with more than $5.4 billion in assets, offers retail banking to consumers as well as comprehensive commercial, corporate, payroll administration, merchant services, and small business banking services to businesses. The Bank, founded in 1852, is in its 168th year with 57 branches in Maine and New Hampshire and on the Web at The Bangor Savings Bank Foundation was created in 1997. Together the Bank and its Foundation invested more than $2.5 million into the community in the form of sponsorships, grants, and partnership initiatives last year. Bangor Savings Bank is an equal opportunity employer.

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