The Maine Health Access Foundation promotes access to health care, especially for those who are uninsured and underserved, and seeks to improve the health of everyone in Maine. We achieve our mission grounded in a core set of values, including equity, integrity, collaboration, and community engagement. In theory, our country shares a similar guiding set…

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On April 14, 2000, the Maine Health Access Foundation was incorporated as a private foundation. Today, twenty years later, our work is put into clearer context as we examine it through the lens of the largest pandemic in a century.  As Maine’s only  health focused philanthropy, we were incorporated  “to foster improved access to health…

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The packed main floor of the Augusta Civic Center was filled with hopes, applause, and tears on July 15.  Obviously, this was the wrong time of year for the state basketball finals, but the same degree of statewide interest and energy was evident among the 1,100 people who attended last month’s Opioid Summit. The energy…

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