Will be awarded in 2018.


Nonprofit board directors recognized
since 2011.


Awarded to Maine nonprofits
since 2011.

This year, we’re giving a total of $20,000 through The Bank of Maine Foundation™ to Maine nonprofits in order to recognize passionate, innovative and strategic board directors. Board leadership is integral to the success of nonprofit organizations, and we’re celebrating top board directors who help our communities thrive. Our 2018 nomination form will be coming soon!

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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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