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At Maine State Credit Union we:

- Are committed to being a socially responsible organization in the communities in which we live and work.

- Strive to be a changing force in improving our community through involvement in fundraising, volunteering and general concern.

- Continue to create a positive image through our community efforts and the committment and dedication of our employees to social responsibility.


Each year Maine State CU supports over 40 community organizations and causes dedicated to improving our community.  These organizations help support:

Youth Growth & Development; Education; Financial Education; Healthcare, Nutrition and Fitness; Sports & Athletics; Personal Development; Ending Hunger; Ending Homelessness; Advancements in Technology; Arts, Culture & Music; and MANY others!*

For a complete list of supported organizations please contact
Mary Dolan @ 623-1851 ext 2347 or mdolan@mainestatecu.org -or- visit the links provided below.
 

Our Mission: To inspire and enable all young people and their families to realize their full potential as healthy, productive, responsible 
and caring citizens.

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
The ACFE is the world's largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education.


The Augusta Boys & Girls Club for Teens is a center for youth in the greater Augusta area. The teen center was created to inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens. Located in the Buker Center on Armory Street in Augusta, Maine, the teen center provides a wide range of activities to meet the diverse interests of young people in the community.


Augusta Colonial Theater is a not-for-profit organization formed to facilitate the preservation and restoration of the historic Colonial Theater in Augusta, Maine


Augusta Downtown Alliance will develop a thriving, authentic downtown community, a focal point for life and entertainment in Central Maine, by fostering and improving the quality of life, promoting downtown and beautifying our historic city center as a source of pride for residents and visitors alike.


Kiwanis International is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time.


Rotary's main objective is service - in the community, in the workplace, and around the globe.  Rotarians work to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty.


The Augusta Symphony is dedicated to enriching the arts scene of the community by delivering the music of talented local musicians to the public.
Our group spans all age groups and walks of life, from high school students to doctors to active retirees. Joint concerts are regularly held with youth orchestras and other performing groups.


Augusta Trails is a non-profit organization that creates, supports and promotes the public recreation trails in the Augusta Area.  These trails include the Bond Brook Recreation Area, a 17 mile trail system for hikers, mountain-bikers, Nordic skiers, snowshoers, bird watchers and trail runners right in the heart of Augusta.


The Newspapers in Education program encourages using the newspaper in the classroom as a supplemental teaching tool to help students develop essential academic and life skills. Newspapers are an authentic resource for teaching concepts and skills in all subject areas and at all grade levels. Unlike any other medium of communication, the newspaper is a daily almanac, vocabulary bonanza, encyclopedia of current events, community record, consumer guide and more all rolled into one.


This recreation center on Great Pond in Belgrade features a small sandy beach area and a floating dock for swimming and water fun.  Picnic tables, grills, a swimming pool and a playground all provide a fun safe environment for the whole family.  You can also explore the 6,000 acre Kennebec Highlands and the area's many walking trails.


Our mission is to provide access to general library collections and information to the local population.  These resources, reflecting identified needs, shall be delivered in a spirit of community service.


The purpose of the Capital Area Soccer Club is to promote, encourage and support instructional, recreational, and competitive soccer.


The Capital Area Recreation Association was created to provide recreational opportunities for all members of the area communities. Throughout the year, this complex promotes healthy development of children, builds a positive behavior environment for youth, and develops values such as responsibility, compassion, and respect for oneself and others of all ages.


The Central Maine Growth Council is a public-private, non-profit partnership dedicated to the collaborative economic development for Central Maine, which includes the communities of Waterville, Winslow, Oakland and Fairfield.


The mission of the Children's Center is to meet the needs of children of all abilities by offering quality programs which encourage individual growth, provide support for their families, and promote the inclusion of all children in the community.

Our vision is a world in which communities, families, and caregivers join together to create nurturing environments where children of all abilities are embraced as unique and valued individuals.


To encourage players of all ages to enjoy the game of Petanque.


The City of Augusta Recreation Bureau provides an environment where the citizens of Augusta and its surrounding communities can, engage in fun, healthy activities all year long. We offer a wide range of Sports and Recreational activities for both children and adults. 


At Community Partners we are dedicated to providing positive support to people who experience an intellectual disability so they may live life as fully and independently as possible in communities of their choosing.  The Community Partners approach is tailored by the strengths, needs, choices and dreams of each person we serve.  We strive to provide support and services that are responsive to the needs of individuals rather than molding people to fit into our programs.  At Community Partners, we actively seek feedback and guidance from the people we support; families, staff, colleagues, and other interested community members so that we can ensure the quality of our services.


Cony, a grade 7 through 12 school, is located in the heart of Augusta, Maine.  Students attend from the surrounding communities of Chelsea, China, Jefferson, Palermo, Somerville, Vassalboro, Whitefield and Windsor.

Erskine Academy's rigorous academic program is designed to fully prepare each student for success in any career path they may choose. Comprehensive and diverse, the course offerings at EA not only focus on the skills necessary for academic accomplishment, but also attend to the social skills needed to achieve well in life.


Helps people who are dealing with abuse and violence in their families and relationships; offers prevention education and training programs that teach kids, adults, and even abusers, about the damage domestic violence causes within relationships, families, and society; and to encourage and support safe, loving, healthy relationships.


Supporting the use, development and expansion of the Lithgow Public Library in Augusta.


Nestled on a hill along the banks of Maine's Kennebec River, GAHS serves 660 students from the surrounding towns of Gardiner, Pittston, Randolph, and West Gardiner. The school is part of Maine School Administrative District #11 which maintains the schools in the Gardiner area.


Our organization is dedicated to supporting our nation's youth, veterans and charitable purposes.


Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.


Hall-Dale Schools are part of the Kennebec Intra-District Schools (KIDS) Regional School Unit (RSU) 2, which joins the towns of Dresden, Farmingdale, Hallowell, Monmouth, and Richmond.


Heels to Healing is a full-service fundraising and event planning company specializing in the nonprofit sector.  We aim to improve nonprofit effectiveness, raise awareness and build long-lasting relationships between communities and nonprofit organizations.


Our hospice volunteer services are available at no cost to anyone in Waterville and the surrounding area who has experienced death of a loved one through anticipated or sudden, unexpected death.  These programs offer services that can be used according to the needs, lifestyle and wishes of each individual.


The Hubbard Free Library is housed in the oldest library building in Maine still serving its original function. Designed by local architect Alexander C. Currier to look like an English country church, the library was dedicated in March, 1880, as the Hallowell Social Library.


Inland Hospital's Healthcare Charities exist to help people donate money and gifts to Inland Hospital and Lakewood, a continuing care center.  IHHC's mission is to raise, manage, and disseminate funds for the benefit of Inland Hospital, its subsidiaries and other designated non-profit organizations in Central Maine.




Our mission is to identify students who face barriers to education, and to guide each one on to a successful path toward continued education, a meaningful career, and productive adulthood.

Our vision is to be a champion for all Maine students facing barriers to education. We understand Maine’s future will be a reflection of what we commit and contribute to our youth.


To provide the community with an inspirational environment for the enrichment of all people, through social, recreational and learning activities. Caring, honesty, respect and responsibility are the basis for all we do.




Junior Achievement is the world’s largest organization dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs. 

Junior Achievement programs help prepare young people for the real world by showing them how to generate wealth and effectively manage it, how to create jobs which make their communities more robust, and how to apply entrepreneurial thinking to the workplace. Students put these lessons into action and learn the value of contributing to their communities. 


Kennebec Valley Youth Hockey Association


KidsPeace is a private charity dedicated to serving the behavioral and mental health needs of children, preadolescents and teens.


The Maine Children's Cancer Program provides comprehensive treatment for children diagnosed with cancer and blood disorders.


The Maine Children's Home builds and strengthens families and their children, instilling hope for the future and a better quality of life.


Each year, nearly all of Maine's credit unions participate in the Maine Credit Unions' Campaign for Ending Hunger.  Since 1990, the year that this collective effort began, Maine's credit unions have raised and distributed more than $4.3 million to help end hunger in Maine.


The Maine Dental Access Coalition is a public-private partnership focused on improving access to oral care.  The Coalition's mission is "To advocate for and improve access to quality preventive and comprehensive oral health care for all Maine residents."


As the largest private employer in the Kennebec Valley region, Maine General
is a comprehensive non-profit system that keenly focuses on preventive health and supports many ongoing programs throughout the community.


During the 10 days of the festival we show nearly 100 films, representing the best of American independent and international cinema.  We also spotlight some of Maine and New England's most exciting and innovative filmmakers.


The purpose of MCHS is to create an environment where every individual can flourish academically and socially.  Through respect, knowledge and responsibility, the school community promotes character building, skill development, and personal fulfillment.


Messalonskee High School
Messalonskee High School is a center of excellence where students engage collaboratively with highly committed staff members to focus on intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development of each learner.  The atmosphere is safe, nurturing, and exciting. Every student has the resources and personal support
necessary to reach his or her personal best. The students, staff, and community place a premium on high achievement in all activities and emphasize the development of critical and creative thinking skills. All students are encouraged to develop intellectual curiosity, make responsible decisions, and become life-long learners.


Messalonskee Robotics
Our mission is to develop a self-sustaining robotics program that will provide team members with the experience of conceptualizing, designing, constructing, and programming solutions to a challenge in a safe and competitive environment.  We strive to uphold the FIRST values of gracious professionalism and coopertition both on and off the field.  We work to inspire each other to be critical thinkers and problem solvers using science, technology, engineering and math, all while having fun!




We believe that all people deserve the basic necessities of life, and the community in which we live is called to serve this purpose.  Our mission is the provide safe shelter, food, support services, and an avenue to self-sufficiency for homeless adults in our community.


As a not-for-profit organization, whose primary responsibilities are to raise and award scholarships, the Miss Maine Scholarship Program also provides the young women of Maine opportunities for growth and achievement .


NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raising awareness and building a community of hope for all of those in need.


Our mission at National Child Safety Council is to prevent needless childhood accidents and help save lives through meaningful safety education.  Unintentional injuries account for 9.2 million emergency room visits and 12,175 deaths each year in children ages 19 and under.  NCSC provides 300+ difference pieces of educational material about child safety, drug abuse prevention, and missing children.


North Whitefield Fire Department
We will be a leader in our area for emergency services.  We will be a diverse workforce that provides quality fire and life safety services through proactive and innovative training, education, risk assessment and community involvement.  We will be vigilant, brave and prepared.


Old Fort Western, built in 1754 and a National Historic Landmark, is Maine’s and New England’s oldest surviving wooden fort - a reminder of the great contest of cultures that dominated New England life 250 years ago. James Howard’s Company garrisoned the Fort and guarded the head of navigation on the Kennebec in the 1750s and 60s. Benedict Arnold used the Fortsite as a staging point for his assault on Quebec during the American Revolution. Our collections and exhibits put you in mind of those historic times.

Whether its fort, store or house, there’s a lot to learn at Old Fort Western!


Operation Tribute provides a holiday gift to each child of military families.  We think you will agree that these children deserve our support when their moms and dads are away or are haunted by the ever-present specter of deployment.  Their sacrifice during these difficult times should not go unnoticed.


Pine Tree Camp was established in 1945 as a summer therapy outlet for children with disabilities. Over the years, it has evolved into an innovative barrier-free environment offering fully accessible recreation to Maine children and adults with physical and/or developmental disabilities. Pine Tree Camp is proud to be Maine’s only American Camping Association-Accredited camp for people with disabilities.


Rally for the Cure® is about people who are committed to making an impact in the fight against breast cancer. Rally is an awareness program that provides a simple platform for people to educate their friends, family and community about breast health and breast cancer. Our volunteer organized golf, tennis and social events have communicated the important message that early detection saves lives to over 1.9 million people and have generated over $60 million for Susan G. Komen for the Cure® since 1996.


Richmond is part of the Kennebec Intra-District Schools (KIDS) Regional School Unit (RSU) 2, which joins the towns of Dresden, Farmingdale, Hallowell, Monmouth and Richmond.


Sexual Assault Crisis & Support Center provides free, confidential services to Kennebec and Somerset Counties.  


The Skating Club of Maine (SCM) was established over 30 years ago when the Kennebec Skating Club and Penobscot Valley Skating Club (University of Maine at Orono) merged.  Ever since, SCM has provided programs and organized events that encourage participation and achievement in the sport of figure skating.


TC Hamlin serves a student population of approximately 130 students in grades PreK – 5 from the communities of Randolph and Pittston. Our school is located on School Street and Water Street, near the bridge to Gardiner. We are part of MSAD #11 School District.

At TC Hamlin we provide an engaging, challenging, purposeful, safe school environment where success is the only option.


The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization, committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship of wholesome programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow servicemembers and veterans.

Two the Legion's most successful programs are Dirigo Boy's State and Dirigo Girl's State.


United Way envisions a world where all individuals and families achieve their human potential through education, income stability and healthy lives.  United Way improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good.


The Uptowne School Of Dance has experience in dance instruction, choreography and performance. The main focus of the studio is a comfortable setting for students to learn, grow and have fun.


Vassalboro Community School is nestled among the rolling hills of Central Maine along the banks of the Kennebec River.  Our school serves the residents of the town of Vassalboro.


The Vassalboro Fire Department is a total volunteer department with 19 active firefighters.


The mission of the Viles Arboretum is to promote the knowledge and appreciation of Maine's trees and other flora for people of all ages by offering opportunities for education, recreation and inspiration.


The mission of the Waterville Opera House Improvement Association is two-fold: to maintain and improve the historic Waterville Opera House as a cherished public treasure and a vibrant moden theater; and to provide the community with a rich variety of cultural activities including live theater, music, and dance performances, arts education, and celebration of our community. We offer our patrons the best professional, amateur, and student productions, touring shows, first-run and classic cinema, and other cultural attractions. Additionally, the Opera House hosts community events and serves as an anchor for the downtown economy.

Waterville Main Street will advance efforts to develop the Downtown area into a thriving, energetic, commercial, social, cultural and entertainment destination.


It is the mission of the Waterville Public Library to provide the best in library services to the Waterville community.  With the largest collection of materials in public libraries in Central Maine, the Waterville Public Library is sure to have something that will interest you!  The Library has an outstanding collection of books (fiction and nonfiction) for readers of all ages, graphic novels, audiobooks (on cassette, CD, and available to download), films (DVD and VHS), magazines, newspapers, music CDs, and a fabulous Large Print collection.


Rotary's main objective is service - in the community, in the workplace, and around the globe.  Rotarians work to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty.


The Waterville Senior High School community believes that education enriches people’s lives. We promote personal improvement and excellence in academics, the arts, athletics, and extracurricular activities in a safe, respectful environment. We provide a caring, supportive environment where students acquire knowledge, develop skills and foster attitudes necessary for learning.  Our programs and services assist students in becoming life-long learners, ethical and responsible citizens, and productive workers. We strive to produce students who are able to think critically and independently, to adapt to new situations, to make responsible choices, and to show respect for all.


Williams Elementary school is geographically located approximately 20 miles north of our state capital, Augusta, Maine. The area is rural yet renowned for the Belgrade Lakes, a chain of seven lakes including East Pond, North Pond, McGrath Pond, Salmon Pond, Great Pond, Long Pond, and Snow Pond. Our school is part of the Messalonskee School District RSU # 18, which encompasses the towns of Oakland, Belgrade, Sidney,Rome and China, Maine.


Celebrating every 4th of July with family friendly events and activities!


Our philosophy is to tailor education to meet the needs of each individual.  We have a safe and friendly school climate where the administration, faculty and staff are committed to students of all ages.


Winslow Public Library exists to provide all members of the community with diverse materials, which communicate experience and ideas from one person to another.  Its' function is to assemble, preserve and make freely available materials in a variety of formats that will assist them to educate themselves continuously as well as meet their informational, cultural, recreational and community needs.  The library will serve as a repository for historically significant materials relating to Winslow and as a community gathering place.  To fulfill this purpose, Winslow Public Library endeavors to maintain a carefully selected collection of permanent value, as well as one, which meets current interests and technological advances.


Winthrop School System (Grade, Middle & High School)
Winthrop Public School community believes that all students have the potential to be successful learners.  The school will offer a safe and secure environment, advocate high academic standards, and strive to create challenging and diverse learning opportunities.  Our school will promote self-esteem and tolerance by encouraging students to be respectful and accept responsibility for their actions.  Our school, parent and town partnership will invite students to become life long learners.
 

*Any group supported by MSCU must be a qualified 501c3 non-profit organization.
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