Children’s Health Small Grants Grantees

Organizations that are awarded our Small Grants focus on a wide range of areas promoting children’s health.

Grantees

Acadia Family Center

The Resilience Initiative

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Acadia Hospital

Infant Massage And Coaching For Substance Exposed Babies

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AddVerb Productions Arts & Education

Maine Performances Of The Thin Line And You The Man

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Adoptive & Foster Families Of Maine, Inc.

Educate Middle School Youth About The Possible Outcomes of Using Alcohol During Pregnancy, In Order to Prevent the Birth of Babies with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

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Appalachian Mountain Club

Maine Woods Community Youth & Environment

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Aroostook County Action Program (ACAP)

Improving Early Screening for Young Children

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Arts & Recreation Center

Play with Food

ArtVan

Core Neighborhood Project Rolling

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ArtVan

Core Neighborhood Project Rolling

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Bangor Region YMCA

Advancing Children’s Health through Emergency Childcare during COVID-19

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Bangor Region YMCA

Caring Connections Cancer Prevention Education

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Belfast Area Child Care Services, Inc.

Health Food/Healthy Living at BACCS

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Midcoast Maine

Youth Mentoring Services for Penobscot County

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Bingham Area Health Council, Inc.

Expanded Access to Affordable Dental Services in Rural Central Maine

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Boothbay Region YMCA

Weekend & School Holiday Feeding Program

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Broadreach Family & Community Services

Improving Early Childhood Mental Health Outcomes

Broadreach Family & Community Services

Healthy Foods, Healthy Families

Camp CaPella

Learn Healthy Lifestyles through Play

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Camp No Limits

Camp No Limits Maine Camps and Outreach Initiative to Maine Children

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Capital Kids (Boys & Girls Club Augusta)

Outside the Box Nutrition Program Emergency Expansion

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Caring Resources For Living

Capacity Building

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Carlisle Charitable Foundation (previously Equest)

Tuition Subsidy for Group Participation in Equine-Facilitated Therapy Groups for Disabled Children

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Carlisle Charitable Foundation (previously Equest)

Hippotherapy Program Scholarships for Low-Income Children

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Center For Autism & Related Disabilities, New England

Social Enrichment Camp For ASD Children 10–18 Years

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Center for Grieving Children

Bereavement Peer Support Program

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Center for Grieving Children

Bereavement Peer Support Program

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Center for Grieving Children

Bereavement Peer Support Service

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Central Lincoln County YMCA

Healthy Families at the Y

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Community Clinical Services, Inc.

Increasing Childhood Immunizations—Getting Children Up to Date

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Community Concepts, Inc.

I CAN Help My Child Stay Healthy

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Community Dental

Establishing a Dental Home for Young, Predominantly Low-Income Children in the Greater Biddeford Area

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Community Dental Center/Kennebec Valley Dental Coalition

Stabilizing and Sustaining Children’s Dental Services at The Community Dental Center through the Support of an Executive Director Position

Community Youth Services

Career Pathways Initiative

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Consumers for Affordable Health Care Foundation

Health Coverage for Families Responding to COVID-19

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Consumers for Affordable Health Care Foundation

Connecting Maine Kids to Coverage

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Consumers for Affordable Health Care Foundation

Increased Enrollment of Eligible, Uninsured Children in MaineCare

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Cultivating Community

Cultivating Community Youth Programs—Community Culinary Crew

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Downeast Health Services

Portable Restorative Dental Services for Children in Hancock and Washington Counties

Dunk The Junk

Fighting Childhood Obesity

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Eastern Maine HomeCare/Pathfinders

Support for Grieving Children in the Greater Bangor Area

Environmental Health Strategy Center

Promoting Early Childhood Health by Reducing Exposure to Arsenic

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Environmental Health Strategy Center

Creating Momentum for Kid-Safe Products

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Focus On Agriculture In Rural Maine Schools (FARMS)

Coordinator to Develop Youth Program on Food and Gardening

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Freeport Community Services

Operating Support

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Full Plates Full Potential

Full Plates Emergency Fund

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Furniture Friends

A Bed for Every Child

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Furniture Friends

Beds for Everyone

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Gedakina, Inc.

Nature’s Garden

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Girls on the Run

GOTR in Northern Maine

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Girls on the Run

Expansion of the GOTR-ME Financial Assistance Fund

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Good Shepherd Food Bank

Cooking Matters for Child Care Professionals

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Good Shepherd Food Bank

Youth & Families Initiative

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Grahamtastic Connection

Technology for Children with Life-Threatening Medical Conditions

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Grahamtastic Connection

2019 Technology for Children with Life Threatening Medical Conditions in Maine

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Kennebec Behavioral Health

Halycon House Emergency Shelter for Youth

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Hardy Girls, Healthy Women

Adventure Girls—New Horizons in Health and Wellness for Maine Girls

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Hardy Girls, Healthy Women

Develop and Deliver Training for Adults Working with Girls to Expand the Program's Reach Beyond the Waterville Area

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Harrington Family Health Center

Pediatric Equipment & Supplies to Support Significant Growth in Pediatric Patients Served At The HFHC

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Health Access Network

Digital Radiography Sensors

Healthways/Regional Medical Center at Lubec

Electronic Dental Records System

Healthy Acadia

Tai Chi for Health in Schools

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Healthy Acadia

Healthy Water for Hancock County Homes

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Healthy Kids

Preventing Child Abuse/Teaching about Drugs and Alcohol

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Healthy Start (Healthy Communities of the Capital Area)

Seeking Family Strength

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Hear ME Now

Tele-Intervention for Children with Hearing Loss

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Heart of Biddeford

Clifford Park StoryWalk

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Jackson Food Pantry

Additional Funding to Support Increased Needs of Families Affected by COVID-19

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Kennebec Behavioral Health

Homeless Youth Outreach

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Kids First Center

Program Scholarships for Maine Children & Families Experiencing Divorce

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KidsPeace Maine

Wellness Kits for Families

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Maine Access Immigrant Network (MAIN)

Enrolling Maine Children in Health Insurance Coverage

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Maine Chapter, American Academy Of Pediatrics

Addressing the Escalating Use and Subsequent Addiction to E-Cigarettes Among Maine Youth

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Maine Children’s Alliance

Enrolling Former Foster Youth In MaineCare

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Maine Children’s Home for Little Wanderers

A Good Start: Prenatal Education and Support

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Maine Equal Justice Partners

Ensuring MaineCare Coverage for Eligible Children

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Maine Equal Justice Partners

Improving Access To Services For Children With Special Health Care Needs

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Maine General Medical Center

Childhood Immunization

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Maine Rural Water Association

Protect Maine School Children from Lead in Drinking Water

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Maine/Wabanaki REACH Coalition

General Operating Support

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Mainely Girls

Eating Disorders Outreach to Schools – Heading North Initiative

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Mid Coast Chapter, American Red Cross

Free Babysitter’s Training Course For Low-Income Youth

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Mid-Coast Hunger Prevention Program

Backpack Program

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Midcoast Maine Community Action

Early Head Start Home Visiting Healthy Baby Training

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My Place Teen Center

Daily Mobile Food Pantry

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National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Maine

TeenScreen Program

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Natural Resources Council of Maine

Toxic Free Toys

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Northeast Hearing & Speech Center

iPads & Apps in Therapy for Preschoolers with Speech and Language Disabilities

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Northeast Hearing & Speech Center

iPad Workshops

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People’s Regional Opportunity Program

Restorative Dental Services for Low-Income Children in Cumberland County

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Pine Tree Legal Assistance

KIDS LEGAL Medical-Legal Partnership

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Portland Community Health Center

Sterilizer, Handpieces, & Related Equipment

Portland Public Health/Family Health/Maternal Child Health

New Mainer Early Intervention & Support Initiative

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Prescription Policy Choices

Kids & RX Drugs: Just Say “Know” Project

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Regional School Unit #71

Strong Minds, Healthy Bodies

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Riding to the Top Therapeutic Riding Center

Saddle Up: Improving the Lives of Children with Disabilities from Low-Income Households with Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies

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Rippling Waters Farm

Bonnie Eagle Middle School Solar Greenhouse Initiative

Robbie Foundation

AAT Program-Health & Safety Focus

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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Maine

Keeping Families Close

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Sacopee Valley Health Center

Dental Operatory Equipment

Sacopee Valley Health Center

Dental Operatory Equipment