Awarded to seven deserving nonprofits

in 2017.


Nonprofit board directors recognized
since 2011.


Awarded to Maine nonprofits
since 2011.

This year, we’ve awarded seven of Maine’s top nonprofit board members with a total of $22,000 for using passion, innovation, and ingenuity in their board service. Through strategic leadership, these board directors have strengthened their organizations and the communities they serve. Since 2011, we have awarded a total of $107,000 to 31 Maine nonprofits through The Bank of Maine Foundation™.

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Congratulations to our 2017 Leaders & Luminaries Award Recipients

We were proud to recognize the following individuals on Thursday, November 9th at the 2017 Leaders & Luminaries Awards Luncheon, which took place during the Maine Association of Nonprofits’ forum: “Focus on Board Innovation: Transforming Governance through Shared Leadership.” This year’s award winners include:

2017 Grand Prize Winner - $10,000 donation
Sherry Cobb, Area Interfaith Outreach (AIO)

2017 Finalists - $2,500 donations each
Dan Shaw, Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc.
Don Foerster, Susan L. Curtis Foundation
Guy Langevin, Junior Achievement of Maine
Judith Collier, Sarah’s House of Maine

2017 Emerging Leaders - $1,000 donation each
Melea Nalli, Sea Change Yoga
Michelle Erhard, Maine School Garden Network

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