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December / 2009

College of St. Joseph

To provide access and support to foster care youth who are eligible for admission to the College of St. Joseph

December / 2009

Jobs for Maine’s Graduates

To provide increased opportunities for job skills training and connections to continued education for older, at-risk youth, and extend services to larger schoolwide audiences.

December / 2009

ReSource

To teach at-risk Barre youth energy efficiency skills and applied academics; and provide relief to low-income households by reducing heating costs.

December / 2009

Senator George J. Mitchell Scholarship Research Institute

To sustain and extend early college opportunities for students at six high schools in central/western Maine, particularly students who face barriers to college or whose college plans are uncertain.

December / 2009

Youth Alternatives Ingraham

To expand First Jobs Academy to provide an increased number of jobs for youth in rural communities in southern Maine, and create jobs accessible to its young clients in two Portland neighborhoods.

December / 2008

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation

To help 120 formerly incarcerated young adults aged 18 to 24 reintegrate into society and the workforce.

December / 2008

Community Servings

To train participants for employment in the food sector, and to increase Community Servings’ capacity to feed the critically ill.

December / 2008

Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute

In partnership with Home Care for Maine, to develop a career advancement pilot for personal support specialists that will encourage worker retention and job satisfaction.

December / 2008

Restaurant Opportunities Centers United

To initiate an advanced restaurant training and placement program for immigrant and US-born restaurant workers in Maine.

September / 2008

Four Directions Development Corporation

To foster entrepreneurial activities within Maine Native American communities.