Horizon Foundation
Grants Made in June 2015

           

A Company of Girls Jennifer Roe, Executive Director Portland, ME
One-year grant of $10,000 to support Stage Worthy, Life Ready: After School Art & Theater for underserved girls in Portland.
Acadia Center Dan Sosland, President Rockport, ME
One-year grant of $20,000 for Advancing a Clean Energy Future for Maine.
Appalachian Mountain Club Kaitlyn Bernard, AMC Maine Policy Associate Portland, ME
One-year grant of $10,000 to support the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend.
Arts Council of Princeton Jeff Nathanson, Executive Director Princeton, NJ
One-year grant of $10,000 to support Youth ArtReach.
Association to Preserve Cape Cod Ed DeWitt, Executive Director Barnstable, MA
One-year grant of $10,000 to support an Inventory of Salt Marshes with Best Migration Potential.
Audubon Connecticut Corrine Folsom-O'Keefe, Important Bird Area Program Coordinator Greenwich, CT
One-year grant of $15,000 to support the WildLife Guards Program.
Bicycle Coalition of Maine Nancy Grant, Executive Director Portland, ME
One-year grant of $12,500 to support BikeMaine.
Boys & Girls Club of Mercer County David Anderson, President and CEO Trenton, NJ
One-year grant of $15,000 to support Career Launch.
buildOn Jessie Erwin, Senior Grant Writer Stamford, CT
One-year grant of $8,000 to support Environmental Service Projects in Bridgeport, CT.
Coastal Enterprises, Inc. (CEI) Hugh Cowperthwaite, Fisheries Project Director Wiscasset, ME
One-year grant of $12,500 to support the Maine Working Waterfront Access Protection Program.
Center for Wildlife Kristin Lamb, Executive Director Cape Neddick, ME
One-year grant of $5,000 to support Seasons Change: Exploring Phenology with Wildlife.
Darien Emergency Medical Services - Post 53 Ron Hammer, Director Darien, CT
One-year grant of $20,000 to support the Training our Mentors program.
Darien Land Trust Shirley Nichols, Executive Director Darien, CT
One-year grant of $12,000 to support Meadow Enhancement in Waterbury Field.
Delaware & Raritan Greenway Land Trust Linda Mead, President & CEO Princeton, NJ
One-year grant of $15,000 to support Protecting and Conserving Land and Water Resources through Preservation, Education and Stewardship.
Gulf of Maine Research Institute Leigh Peake, Chief Education Officer Portland, ME
One-year grant of $20,000 to support PowerHouse: Empowering Youth to Lead Communities in Environmental Stewardship.
Home Front Connie Mercer, Executive Director Lawrenceville, NJ
One-year grant of $10,000 to support the Children's Champion Program.
Kitchen Gardeners International Roger Doiron, Founding Director Scarborough, ME
One-year grant of $10,000 to support the expansion of the Sow it Forward mini grant program.
Maine Climate Table Catherine Lee, Climate Table Chair Westbrook, ME
One-year grant of $15,000 to support  a collaborative approach to move Maine toward an adaptive low-carbon economy.
Maine Community Foundation Peter Taylor, VP, Program Development & Grantmaking Services Ellsworth, ME
One-year grant of $20,000 to support MCF's Farms, Food and Fisheries Fund.
Maine Island Trail Association Jack Phillips, Director of Development Portland, ME
One-year grant of $10,000 to support Engaging the Next Generation of Trail Explorer-Stewards through the MITA Mobile App.
Maine Lakes Society Maggie Shannon, LakeSmart Coordinator Belgrade Lakes, ME
One-year grant of $10,000 to support LakeSmart: Campaign to Protect Maine Lakes through Community Stewardship.
MaineHealth Cassandra Cote Grantham, Director, Child Health Portland, ME
One-year grant of $10,000 to evaluate the impact of the Raising Readers Program on Maine Communities.
Millhill Child & Family Development Corporation Cynthia Oberkofler, Executive Director Trenton, NJ
One-year grant of $10,000 to support the Trenton PEERS Program.
Natural Resources Council of Maine Dylan Voorhees, Clean Energy Project Director Augusta, ME
One-year grant of $20,000 to address climate change by promoting and advancing clean energy solutions in Maine.
New England Grassroots Environment Fund Julia Dundorf, Executive Director Newmarket, NH
One-year grant of $15,000 to support Building Collaboration, Supporting Grassroots Action, and Telling Stories of Local Success.
Northern Forest Canoe Trail Karrie Thomas, Executive Director Waitsfield, VT
One-year grant of $10,000 to support the Train-the Trainer Volunteer Training Project.
Peregrine Press  Larinda Meade Portland, ME
One-year grant of $10,000 to support Peregrine Press's 25th Anniversary Celebration.
Portland Community Squash Barrett Takesian, President Falmouth, ME
One-year grant of $20,000 to help launch Maine's first urban squash program - Rally Portland.
Portland Symphony Orchestra Leah Robertson, Director of Development Portland, ME
One-year grant of $10,000 to support the 2015-2016 Family Discovery Concert Series.
Sheepscot Valley Conservation Association Stephen Patton, Executive Director Newcastle, ME
One-year grant of $20,000 to support Building a Land Trust for the 21st Century: Integrating Five Land & Water Conservation Organizations into One.
Wolfe's Neck Farm Foundation David, Herring Executive Director Freeport, ME
One-year grant of $15,000 to support the Teen Agricultural Crew Program: Raising Farmers, Feeding Maine.