Maine’s most distinguished philanthropic group has pledged an enormous $500 million funding within the state’s economic system.
Increasing and strengthening science and expertise training within the Portland space is a spotlight of grants to eight faculties, universities and organizations, the muse stated Tuesday in a information launch.
“Our state faces unprecedented challenges,” stated Basis Chairman Greg Powell within the launch. “Within the face of those challenges, we see a vibrant, affluent future for the individuals of Maine. At present’s grants are to important, high-performing Maine establishments that may assist construct that future.”
Grants of between $5 million and $240 million can be offered to the College of Maine System, The Roux Institute at Northeastern College, the College of New England, Thomas Faculty, FocusMaine, Colby Faculty, Waterville Creates! and The Jackson Laboratory.
Particular person grant recipients are anticipated to make bulletins with extra details about their awards from the muse within the coming weeks.
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