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The Maine Health Access Foundation is the state’s largest private nonprofit health care foundation dedicated to promoting access to quality health care and improving health.

Many of our current programs focus on building the capacity of community-led organizations to create health outcomes that are more equitable for every person in Maine. Past and current grantees have helped to improve systems to address critical health needs, coverage, and access to quality care.

Funding Opportunities

2022 Systems Improvement and Innovation Responsive Grants Program Application Process Now Open

The Systems Improvement and Innovation Responsive Grants (SIIRG) program focuses on creating change that is responsive to community identified health needs at the system and organizational levels, with a major emphasis on ensuring that the community of focus has a meaningful and ongoing voice in shaping improvements and innovations that address their barriers to health equity. The program provides funding for organizations to improve health and access to care in four strategic priority areas: rural health, aging/older adults, behavioral health, and maternal and child health.

The deadline for Letters of Inquiry is December 14 by 4 PM

Click Here to Learn More and Download the RFP.

Blogs

2021 Dr. Wendy J. Wolf Health Leadership Award Recipients Announced

By Jeb Murphy | October 18, 2021

AUGUSTA – The Maine Health Access Foundation (MeHAF) has named two awardees for Dr. Wendy J. Wolf Health Leadership Award in 2021, having paused the award in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. 2021 recognizes both Jess Maurer, Executive Director of the Maine Council on Aging (MCOA), and Lisa Sockabasin, Director of Wabanaki Public Health…

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MeHAF Announces New SIIRG Grantees

By Jeb Murphy | August 11, 2021

The Maine Health Access Foundation today announces $714,231 in funding through the first grants awarded under its new Systems Improvement and Innovation Responsive Grants (SIIRG) program. Fourteen organizations’ projects will be funded over the next two years: Community Concepts, Kennebec Valley Dental Coalition, American Academy of Pediatrics (Maine Chapter), Maine Medical Center Gender Clinic, Maine…

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