2023 Community Matters More Grant Recipients

Bangor Savings Bank Foundation   Community Matters More a Program of The Bangor Savings Bank Foundation

You voted. You mattered. Thank you!

The Bangor Savings Bank Foundation believes in giving back to our communities, and we believe that by focusing on the needs that matter most to our neighbors and friends, we matter more in the daily lives of our fellow community members. Congratulations to the 2023 Community Matters More winners!


$5,000 Grant Recipients

Birdsacre Stanwood Wildlife Sanctuary, Ellsworth, ME

Hancock/Washington Counties

Community Energy Loan Fund of Lincoln County, Bristol, ME

Knox/Lincoln/Sagadahoc/Waldo Counties

For The Love of Dog NH, Swanzey, NH

Belknap/Cheshire/Hillsborough/Merrimack/Sullivan Counties

Haven NH, Portsmouth, NH

Rockingham/Strafford Counties

Highlands Search and Rescue, Corinth, ME

Aroostook/Northern Penobscot/Piscataquis Counties

Midcoast Humane, Brunswick, ME

Cumberland County

Northern Human Services, Colebrook, NH

Coos/Carroll/Grafton Counties

Penquis C.A.P., Bangor, ME

Southern Penobscot County

Pittie Posse Rescue Sanctuary, Saco, ME

York County

Spirit's Place Cat Shelter, St. Albans, ME

Kennebec/Somerset Counties

 

$4,000 Grant Recipients

45th Parallel Emergency Medical Services, Colebrook, NH

Coos/Carroll/Grafton Counties

Bangor Area Recovery Network, Brewer, ME

Southern Penobscot County

Breaking The Cycle, Millinocket, ME

Aroostook/Northern Penobscot/Piscataquis Counties

Dempsey Center, South Portland, ME

Cumberland County

End 68 Hours of Hunger NH, Somersworth, NH

Rockingham/Strafford Counties

Healthy Acadia, Machias, ME

Hancock/Washington Counties

Inn Along The Way, Damariscotta, ME

Knox/Lincoln/Sagadahoc/Waldo Counties

Maine Immigrant & Refugee Services, Lewiston, ME

Androscoggin/Franklin/Oxford Counties

Ogunquit Playhouse, Ogunquit, ME

York County

Overcomers Refugee Services, Concord, NH

Belknap/Cheshire/Hillsborough/Merrimack/Sullivan Counties

The Waterville Area Soup Kitchen, Waterville, ME

Kennebec/Somerset Counties

 

$3,000 Grant Recipients

3S Artspace, Portsmouth, NH

Rockingham/Strafford Counties

Boreal Theater, Millinocket, ME

Aroostook/Northern Penobscot/Piscataquis Counties

Central Lincoln County YMCA, Damariscotta, ME

Knox/Lincoln/Sagadahoc/Waldo Counties

Downeast Coastal Conservancy, Machias, ME

Hancock/Washington Counties

Fellowship Housing Opportunities, Concord, NH

Belknap/Cheshire/Hillsborough/Merrimack/Sullivan Counties

Good Samaritan Agency, Bangor, ME

Southern Penobscot County

Heart of Biddeford, Biddeford, ME

York County

Inland Woods + Trails, Bethel, ME

Androscoggin/Franklin/Oxford Counties

Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault, Augusta, ME

Kennebec/Somerset Counties

Special Olympics of Maine, South Portland, ME

Cumberland County

Two Rivers Ride For Cancer, Colebrook, NH

Coos/Carroll/Grafton Counties

 

$1,000 Write-In Grant Recipients

Ark Animal Shelter, Cherryfield, ME (Write-In Winner)

Hancock/Washington Counties

Bangor Humane Society, Bangor, ME (Write-In Winner)

Southern Penobscot County

Conway Area Humane Society, Conway, NH (Write-In Winner)

Coos/Carroll/Grafton Counties

Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, Lewiston, ME (Write-In Winner)

Androscoggin/Franklin/Oxford Counties

Jackson Food Pantry, Jackson, ME (Write-In Winner)

Knox/Lincoln/Sagadahoc/Waldo Counties

League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, Concord, NH (Write-In Winner)

Belknap/Cheshire/Hillsborough/Merrimack/Sullivan Counties

Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals, Windham, ME (Write-In Winner)

Cumberland County

Moosehead Marine Museum, Greenville, ME (Write-In Winner)

Aroostook/Northern Penobscot/Piscataquis Counties

Our Place NH, Dover, NH (Write-In Winner)

Rockingham/Strafford Counties

Somerset Humane Society, Skowhegan, ME (Write-In Winner)

Kennebec/Somerset Counties

Special Surfers, Saco, ME (Write-In Winner)

York County

Special Thanks

The Bangor Savings Bank Foundation acknowledges the generous contributions of promotional support to the Community Matters More program from: