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'Game on!' for 2019: Maine business and nonprofit leaders share their New Year's resolutions

Renee Cordes |

With the New Year soon upon us, Mainebiz asked more than a dozen business and nonprofit leaders about their business resolutions for 2019, including hiring and growth plans. Here in no particular...

Three Maine companies fight hunger through partnership with Buoy Local

Staff |

Geaghan Brothers Brewing, Gifford's Ice Cream and Governor's Restaurant partnered with Buoy Local, a program of Bangor Savings Bank, to donate a portion of their sales in 2018 to help fight hunger.

Norway Savings Banks donates $100K to nine Maine nonprofits

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Norway Savings Bank said it will share $100,000 from a successful year with nine Maine nonprofit groups serving Maine's Oxford, Androscoggin, Cumberland, York and Sagadahoc counties.

First Amendment Museum will more than double its size with addition

Maureen Milliken |

The museum at the former Gannett House in Augusta, next to the Blaine House, continues to evolve with city approval of a 17,000-square-foot addition.

Greater Portland Landmarks seeks new executive director

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Greater Portland Landmarks is seeking a new executive director to succeed Hilary Bassett when she retires next June after 18 years in that role.

Bangor Savings Bank Foundation awards $215K in grants

Bangor Savings Bank Foundation recently made $215,450 in grants to 18 nonprofit organizations based in Maine and New Hampshire.

Groups announce initiative to combat childhood poverty

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A collaboration of groups, including Maine Equal Justice, the Maine Community Foundation and the Maine State Chamber of Commerce, have launched an initiative to reduce childhood poverty in the state.

ReVision Energy launches fund to help nonprofits tap solar energy

Laurie Schreiber |

ReVision Energy has started an impact investment fund business, ReVision Solar Impact Partners, to help nonprofits and municipalities acquire cost-effective solar energy.

Jobs training programs at community colleges boosted by Alfond grant

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A $3.6 million grant from the Harold Alfond Foundation will help Maine's seven community colleges expand and strengthen short-term training for those seeking to enter the workforce, as well as...

Nonprofits share in grants from People’s United Community Foundation

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People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of People’s United Bank, has awarded $58,500 to Maine nonprofits during its third grant cycle of 2018.