December 18, 2018

Bangor Savings Bank Foundation awards $215K in grants

About Bangor Savings Bank

Bangor Savings Bank, with more than $4 billion in assets, offers retail banking to consumers as well as comprehensive commercial, corporate, payroll administration, merchant services, and small business banking services to businesses. The bank, founded in 1852, currently has 59 branches across Maine and New Hampshire. . The Bangor Savings Bank Foundation was created in 1997. In 2017, the bank and its foundation invested nearly $2.1 million into New England communities in the form of nonprofit sponsorships, grants and partnership initiatives. Bangor Savings Bank is an equal opportunity employer.

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

The foundation awards grants, ranging from $2,000 to $25,000, four times a year to nonprofits with worthy initiatives that make communities in Maine and New Hampshire more prosperous, livable and vibrant.

The recent grant recipients were:

  • Northern Maine: The Northern Lighthouse Inc., Presque Isle; Town of Greenville, Greenville; Northern Forest Center, Inc., Millinocket.
  • Midcoast region: The Knox County Homeless Coalition, Rockland.
  • Bangor region: Eastern Area Agency on Aging, Bangor; Four Directions Development Corp., Orono; Health Equity Alliance, Bangor; Maine Audubon Society, Holden.
  • Downeast Maine: Downeast Institute, Beals; Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor.
  • Western Maine: The Trust for Public Land, Bethel.
  • Southern Maine: Camp Ketcha D/B/A Portland Gear Hub, Portland; Casa Inc, Westbrook; Saint Joseph's College, Standish.
  • Northern New Hampshire: North Country Community Recreation Center, Colebrook.
  • Southern New Hampshire: Seacoast Community School, Portsmouth; Soul Models, Dover; Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, Dover.


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