Aroostook County Action Program (ACAP) has received a $17,000 grant from the Covid-19 Response Fund of the Maine Community Foundation to help support the local families during the pandemic. These fund come at a critical time as the needs continue to grow for residents in Aroostook County. ACAP has committed this donation specifically to support young families during this difficult time.
“The continued support from Maine Community Foundation allows us to continue to meet the needs in our community during this challenging time,” said Jamie Chandler, Chief Operating Officer at ACAP. She continued, “We have seen a sharp increase in the number of calls each day as we are serving individuals and families who have never turned to us for support before. With the support of partners, funders and community stakeholders we are able to blend and braid multiple funding streams together to establish and grow the programs that so many in our community are dependent on.”
Headquartered in Ellsworth, with additional personnel in Portland, Dover-Foxcroft, and Mars Hill, the Maine Community Foundation works with donors and other partners to provide strong investments, personalized service, local expertise, and strategic giving to improve the quality of life for all Maine people. To learn more about the foundation, visit www.mainecf.org.