About United Midcoast Charities

                           OUR MISSION
     Identifying needs. Supporting solutions.

UMC energizes Midcoast Maine nonprofits through finance and guidance, supporting a network of resources stronger than any single organization. UMC’s primary focus areas are food, housing, health & safety and economic security.

Through a thorough application and review process, in the past 34 years, UMC has awarded grants totaling more than  $10 million to hundreds of local agencies. Here are the local agencies that received funding in 2023.

Individuals and businesses throughout the region give generously to support the vital work of clinics, food banks, soup kitchens, medical services, child care centers, housing providers and many other organizations. UMC’s Board of Directors oversee our donor programs as well as our grant application and review process.