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Maine Health Access Foundation Discretionary Grants

Maine Health Access Foundation
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Emily Berrill
207.620.8266 Ext. 118


Maine Discretionary Grants program awards funding to organizations working to expand access to care and improve health, especially for uninsured and/or medically underserved populations in Maine.

The types of projects that would be a good fit include, but are not limited to:

  • Collaborative planning that involves more than one organization
  • Strategic planning processes including facilitation and planning costs
  • Long-term brand and service awareness development such as websites and reports
  • Piloting new projects related to work/programs the organization is currently providing
  • Policy research and/or analysis
  • Minor equipment purchases that cost less than $10,000 and expand access to those facing the greatest barriers to care
  • Service expansion or activities with lasting potential to improve health care delivery, coverage, or quality

Nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations, federally recognized tribes, governmental/public agencies, and educational institutions are eligible to apply.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $10,000, with the average award being $5,000

Application process

The 2024 application period is open for 11 months beginning in December 2023. A letter of intent must be submitted online through the application portal. Selected applicants will receive an email with further submission instructions.

Additional guidance is available on the program website.

Tagged as
Access · Healthcare quality · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Policy · Research methods and resources · Uninsured and underinsured · Maine

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