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Doree Taylor Charitable Foundation

Proposal due March 1; September 1
Program type Animal-Related; Arts, Culture, & Humanities; Health; Human Services
Area served ME
Restrictions None
Grant history

Mission

The mission of the Doree Taylor Charitable Foundation is to support charitable organizations that:

  1. Provide relief to people in need of basic provisions (including food, housing, shelter)
  2. Promote the humane care of animals
  3. Provide health care services for the underserved
  4. Conduct Public radio or television

Guidelines

The application deadlines for the Doree Taylor Charitable Foundation are March 1 and September 1. March applicants will generally be notified by July 31 and September applicants will generally be notified of grant decisions by January 31.

The Foundation makes grants throughout Maine, but has a priority for organizations located in, or serving the areas of Boothbay Harbor, Southport, and Brunswick. From time to time, the Foundation may make grants to organizations with a national scope.

Occasional support will also be provided to:

  1. Colleges and universities
  2. Environmental charitable organizations in Maine.

Grant requests for general operating support or program support are strongly encouraged and preferred, however capital requests will be considered from time to time. The Foundation will not contribute to endowments.

The majority of grants from the Taylor Foundation are 1 year in duration. On occasion, multi-year support is awarded.

The Doree Taylor Charitable Foundation is managed by the Massachusetts office and follows the MA grantmaking team’s procedures located on the right-hand side of this page. Please review the Doree Taylor Appendix of the procedures document for specific instructions related to the Foundation's priority areas.

Bank contact

To discuss the application process or for questions about this foundation, contact us:

ma.grantmaking@ustrust.com

Please indicate the foundation name in the email subject line.

Detailed foundation contact information can be found in the Procedures.

Bank contact

To discuss the application process or for questions about this foundation, contact us:

ma.grantmaking@ustrust.com

Please indicate the foundation name in the email subject line.

Detailed foundation contact information can be found in the Procedures.