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Maine Funding & Opportunities

Center on Rural Addiction Best Practices Scholarship Program
An opportunity for two days of in-person comprehensive training and consultation at the University of Vermont with Center on Rural Addiction faculty and staff experts. The Program is intended for teams of up to 4 individuals from practices in rural counties in Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, and northern New York.
Geographic coverage: Maine, New Hampshire, New York, and Vermont
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2020
Sponsor: University of Vermont Center on Rural Addiction
Agnes M. Lindsay Trust Grants
Supports capital projects for organizations working in the areas of health, welfare, and dental health in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont.
Geographic coverage: Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Agnes M. Lindsay Trust
Doctors for Maine's Future Scholarship
Scholarships for eligible medical students who enroll in a Maine-based medical school and agree to work at a Maine healthcare facility upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Finance Authority of Maine
Maine Care for the Underserved Pathways AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate and honors distinction program for health professions students in Maine that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Maine Area Health Education Center Network, University of New England Center for Excellence in Health Innovation
Maine Health Access Foundation Discretionary Grants
Grants for organizations working to expand access to care and improve health, especially for the uninsured and/or medically underserved in Maine.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Maine Health Access Foundation
Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation Grants Inactive
Grants for projects in Maine that address the underlying causes and consequences of social and environmental problems.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2020
Sponsor: Stephen and Tabitha King (STK) Foundation
Maine J-1 Visa Waiver Program Inactive
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Maine, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2020
Sponsor: Maine Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Margaret E. Burnham Charitable Trust Grants Inactive
Grants to nonprofit organizations in Maine that provide services in the areas of social services, health and medicine, education, arts, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2020
Sponsor: Margaret E. Burnham Charitable Trust
Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund Inactive
Funds programs that work in the areas of affordable housing and shelter, education and youth development, environmental stewardship, and human services within the Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation service area.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific areas in 26 states. See the "Where We Give" section of the program website for details.
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2020
Sponsor: Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation
Maine Charity Foundation Fund Inactive
Grants for community-based transportation programs, including changes in response to the pandemic, and efforts to keep older community members socially connected during a time of physical distancing. Projects in rural areas are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2020
Sponsor: Maine Community Foundation
Maine Community Broadband Grant Program Inactive
Grants for projects designed to increase access to high speed internet service in Maine. Funds may also be used to provide skills and knowledge to use the technology effectively.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2020
Sponsor: Maine Community Foundation
Tribes and Tribal Organizations Implementation of Dental Health Aide Therapy Inactive
Grants for projects that implement dental therapy in Tribal communities in states that have a legal mechanism for dental therapists to practice within the Indian Health System.
Geographic coverage: Available in 12 states.
Application Deadline: Jul 20, 2020
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
New England Healthy Communities Grant Program Inactive
Funding for communities in New England to reduce environmental risks, protect and improve human health, and improve quality of life.
Geographic coverage: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont
Application Deadline: Jun 5, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Gladys Brooks Foundation Grants Inactive
Grants for libraries, educational institutions, hospitals, and clinics. Awards are broad in range, and include capital expenses, proposals that address new healthcare needs, and programs that improve the quality of healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Available in 12 states.
Application Deadline: May 31, 2020
Sponsor: Gladys Brooks Foundation
Maine Dental Education Forgivable Loan Program Inactive
Forgivable loans for Maine residents pursuing postgraduate dental education who agree to practice in an underserved area upon completion of their degree.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: May 30, 2020
Sponsor: Finance Authority of Maine
Maine Dental Education Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for dentists who agree to practice in underserved areas of Maine.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: May 30, 2020
Sponsor: Finance Authority of Maine
Maine Health Professions Loan Program Inactive
A need-based, competitive loan for Maine students pursuing postgraduate medical, dental, and veterinary education.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: May 30, 2020
Sponsor: Finance Authority of Maine
Davis Foundation Small Grants Program Inactive
Grants to improve the health of underserved children in Maine, with a priority on oral health.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Letter of Intent (Required): May 15, 2020
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2020
Sponsor: The Sadie and Harry Davis Foundation
Maine Rural Medical Access Program Inactive
Financial incentives, in the form of reimbursement of insurance premiums, to ensure the availability of doctors who provide prenatal care and deliver babies in rural and underserved communities in Maine.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: May 4, 2020
Sponsors: Maine Bureau of Insurance, Maine Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Maine Systems Improvement and Innovation Responsive Grants Inactive
Funding for organizations in Maine working to improve or innovate services to be more responsive to the health needs of their communities in the areas of rural health, aging/older adults, behavioral health/substance use disorder, and maternal and child health.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 5, 2020
Application Deadline: Apr 28, 2020
Sponsor: Maine Health Access Foundation
Maine Certification Program for Dental Care Tax Credit Inactive
Tax credit for dentists working in underserved areas of Maine who are paying outstanding student loans.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Feb 18, 2020
Sponsor: Maine Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Maine Certification Program for Primary Care Tax Credit Inactive
Tax credit for eligible primary care professionals working in underserved areas of Maine who are paying outstanding student loans.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Feb 18, 2020
Sponsor: Maine Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Dr. Wendy J. Wolf Health Leadership Award Inactive
Award for an employee of a nonprofit organization in Maine that has demonstrated leadership in the areas of promoting access to healthcare for uninsured or underserved Maine people and/or in improving the health of people in Maine.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2019
Sponsor: Maine Health Access Foundation
Targeted Capacity Expansion: Medication Assisted Treatment - Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction Inactive
Provides funds for organizations, tribes, and tribal organizations to expand or enhance access to medication assisted treatment services for individuals with opioid use disorder in states with the highest rates of treatment admissions for heroin and opioids per capita.
Geographic coverage: Available in 35 states, the District of Columbia, and for tribes and tribal organizations across the country.
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2018
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Last Updated: 9/15/2020