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Doree Taylor Charitable Foundation Grant

Grants to Maine Nonprofits, Agencies, Faith-Based Organizations, and
IHEs for Health, Human Services, Animal Welfare, and Public Media

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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U.S. Trust, Bank of America - Doree Taylor Charitable Foundation

Deadline Date:

09/01/19 11:59 PM


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Grants to Maine nonprofits, agencies, tribal governments, and faith-based organizations for basic human needs, animal welfare, healthcare, and public media. Occasional support will be provided to colleges, universities, and environmental organizations. Priority will be given to organizations located in, or serving residents of, Boothbay Harbor, Southport, and Brunswick areas.

Grant requests for general operating support or program support are strongly encouraged and preferred, however, capital requests will be considered from time to time.

The mission of the Doree Taylor Charitable Foundation is to support charitable organizations that:

- Provide relief to people in need in the form of basic needs (including the provision of food, housing, shelter);
- Promote the humane care of animals;
- Provide health care services for the underserved;
- Conduct public radio or television.

Program Areas:

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178891

Term of Contract:

The majority of grants from the Taylor Foundation are one year in duration. On occasion, multi-year support is awarded.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must be one of the following entity types: 501(c)(3) public charity (but not a Type III non- functionally integrated supporting organization), a municipality or other unit of local government (e.g., a public health department), a federally recognized Tribal government, or a religious organization.

The Foundation makes grants throughout Maine, but has a priority for organizations located in, or serving the areas of Boothbay Harbor, Southport, and Brunswick. From time to time, the Foundation may make grants to organizations with a national scope.

Please note that the Foundation will not fund general K-16 education programs.

The Foundation will not contribute to endowments.

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadlines for the Doree Taylor Charitable Foundation are March 1 and September 1. March applicants will generally be notified by July 31 and September applicants will generally be notified of grant decisions by January 31.

Please submit online applications by 11:59 PM on the day of the foundation’s deadline date. If the deadline falls on a weekend or a federally recognized holiday, applications are due on the next business day by 11:59 PM.

Colleges and universities interested in applying are strongly encouraged to contact the Foundation’s listed Bank contact before submitting an application.

For all applications to the Taylor Foundation, please note that applications for projects/programs where the Foundation would be the sole funder are not considered competitive, and in general, the Foundation does not wish to be more than 25% of any given project budget, and no more than 5% of an organization’s budget.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online:

To discuss the application process or for questions about this foundation, contact the Foundation by phone at 1.866.778.6859 or by email at When sending an email or leaving a voicemail message, please note the foundation for which you have a question so that an appropriate administrator can respond to your inquiry.

Perpetua Campbell, AVP, Market Philanthropic Administrator

Lauren Cerullo, Philanthropic Administrator

Michealle Larkins, VP, Philanthropic Administrator

Tory Lockberg, Philanthropic Administrator

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Maine: Priority for organizations located in, or serving the areas of, Boothbay Harbor, Southport, and Brunswick