Maine Health Access Foundation Awards Nearly $593,000 to Community-Led Organizations

The Maine Health Access Foundation (MeHAF) today announced $592,878 in funding for 14 Community Responsive Grants. The CRG program focuses on funding projects that are community identified and led. These projects respond to a need for more opportunities that help communities address health needs they have identified. Grantees include The Center for Grieving Children, The…

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Kenney Miller Receives the 2019 Dr. Wendy J. Wolf Health Leadership Award

The Maine Health Access Foundation (MeHAF) has named Kenney Miller, Executive Director of Health Equity Alliance, as its 2019 Dr. Wendy J. Wolf Health Leadership Award recipient.  Miller received the prestigious award at MeHAF’s Board of Trustees meeting on October 10. The award includes a $10,000 grant for Health Equity Alliance (HEAL). The annual awardee…

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New Data Brief Explores Expansion Population

The Maine Health Access Foundation (MeHAF) today released a new data brief developed with the University of Southern Maine that presents a statistical analysis of uninsured non-elderly adults age 18 – 64 with no children and lower incomes, the population newly eligible for MaineCare through expansion. Drawing from five years of data from Maine’s Behavioral…

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MeHAF Announces $525,000 in Grants to Broaden Health Equity in Maine

MeHAF announces $525,000 in Health Equity Capacity Building grants to seven organizations: Arookstook Band of Micmacs, Mabel Wadsworth Center, Together Place Peer Run Recovery Center, New England Arab American Organization, Somali Bantu Community Association, Survivior Speaks USA, and Wabanaki Public Health. These grantees join eight funded last year to create a cohort of 15 that spans…

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MeHAF welcomes two new members to the statewide Board of Trustees and four new members to the statewide Community Advisory Committee

MeHAF announces the election of Michael Lambke, MD, and Chief Clarissa Sabattis, RN, to our statewide Board of Trustees and Matt Dexter, Robert Kieffer, Fowsia Musse, and Jessica Oakes to our statewide Community Advisory Committee. MeHAF’s statewide Board oversees the work of the foundation and stewards its resources and the CAC provides input and provides…

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Maine Health Access Foundation Awards $255,000 to Assist in Rural Health Transformation

MeHAF announces $255,000 in funding for four Rural Health Transformation Grants. The funding will support projects in Franklin, Hancock, Oxford, and Somerset counties. Grantees include Healthy Community Coalition in Farmington, Healthy Peninsula in Blue Hill, Oxford County Mental Health Services in Rumford, and Penobscot Community Health Care in Jackman. The funds will support several programs…

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MeHAF Announces $1.17 million in Grants to Support Health Advocacy in Maine

MeHAF announces $1.17 million in grant funding over the next two years to support health and health care advocacy work across the state. The cohort of 21 grantees spans a number of organizations including those focused on statewide policy and advocacy as well as those with a more localized, grassroots focus. Over the past decade,…

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