Investing in Maine: Harold Alfond Foundation Grant Aims to Foster Growth & Opportunity in Maine

Nov 23, 2020


The Harold Alfond Foundation recently announced an unprecedented grant of more than $500 million to higher education and research institutions in Maine, with the goal of fostering growth and opportunities for Maine's future. We learn about the diverse ways in which the grant recipients will apply those funds, and what they see as the best approaches to promote Maine's economy.


Greg Powell, chairman of the board, Harold Alfond Foundation

Joseph Aoun, president, Northeastern University

Kim Hamilton, president, FocusMaine

David Greene, president, Colby College

Joan Ferrini-Mundy, president, University of Maine

Jens Rueter, medical director, The Jackson Laboratory

James Herbert, president, University of New England