The Quimby Family Foundation
The Foundation was formed in 2004 by Roxanne Quimby, an entrepreneur, environmentalist, and philanthropist, with the vision to advance wilderness values and to increase access to the arts throughout Maine. The Foundationís mission is to encourage vibrant sustainable Maine communities by promoting health and wellbeing, advancing opportunities for outdoor recreation, protecting and restoring our environment, and supporting local access to the arts for all Maine people. Grants are awarded to nonprofits that address critic al environmental issues such as the protection of wildlife, the preservation of wildlands, and the promotion of non-consumptive, non-motorized recreational throughout the state. Support is also provided to Maine organizations that foster and active, vibrant, and successful art community, including nonprofit galleries, exhibit space, art schools, and community outreach programs. Concept letters may be submitted between Feb. 1 and Feb. 28. Additional information can be found on the Web site.
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