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Rapid Response Fund & Additional Support for Midcoast Nonprofits

In keeping with our mission to support Midcoast Maine nonprofits through finance and guidance, United Midcoast Charities announced a new fund and other steps they are taking in response to the coronavirus crisis here in our Midcoast community. Rapid Response Fund In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, UMC has established a Rapid Response Fund. 100%…

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UPDATE TO UMC COMMUNITY REGARDING COVID-19

Staff and board leaders of United Midcoast Charities are monitoring developments in the worldwide spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). We understand that this is an uncertain time and we wanted to reach out to you, our friends and supporters. UMC is committed to being a steady partner – to our donors, our grantees, our nonprofits…

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UPDATE on UMC’s EVENTS

Staff and board leaders of United Midcoast Charities are monitoring developments in the worldwide spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). Many large gatherings and events have been canceled or postponed. The presenters for our March 13 workshop have therefore decided to postpone the event out of an abundance of caution. At this time, UMC currently plans…

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2020 Grant Application & Grant Reader Deadlines

UMC is currently soliciting applications for our competitive grant process. Eligible organizations include 501(c)(3) nonprofits and groups with fiscal sponsorship. Recipients should be focused on making maximum impact in Knox and Waldo counties in one or more of UMC’s focus areas of Food, Housing, Health and Safety, and Economic Security. Of special interest are proposals…

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UMC Elects New Officers and Directors

Image: Top Row, L-R: UMC President Betsy Saltonstall, Vice President Lori Alexander, Treasurer Steve Kemple, Secretary John Viehman. Bottom Row, L-R: UMC Grants Committee Chair, Dr. Jim Hengerer, New Board Members Frank Hackett, who will serve on the finance and grants committees and Mary Sargent, who will serve on the communications committee. UMC elected two…

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UMC Promotes Kelly Carey to Program Coordinator

United Midcoast Charities, a community-supported nonprofit dedicated to grantmaking and capacity building for local nonprofits, has promoted Kelly Carey of Brooks into a new full-time program coordinator role. Kelly joined UMC as administrative coordinator in February 2017. She earned a certificate in volunteer management from the Maine Commission for Community Service in 2018 and is…

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UMC named Top-Rated Nonprofit for Third Year

Award based on outstanding reviews We are pleased to announce UMC’s designation as a “2019 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits. The Top-Rated Nonprofit Award is based on the rating and number of reviews UMC received from volunteers, donors and aid recipients. This is the third consecutive…

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Shop Local, Support UMC on Dec 14.

The holiday spirit is thriving in the Midcoast, where businesses in the Belfast, Camden and Rockland area have set aside Saturday, December 14 to contribute to United Midcoast Charities (UMC) in support of the work of local nonprofit organizations. Participating shops have committed to generously donate a portion of their sales to UMC, and all…

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