Our Grant Recipients

Maine Cancer Foundation is proud to be serving the people of Maine in the fight against cancer.

Several times a year we issue a "Request for Proposals" or RFP in one or more service areas that support cancer screening, prevention, research or patient services. Volunteer review committees, drawn from experts in each discipline, review and score the proposals we receive. Finally, our Board of Directors approves the funding and the grants are issued.

We periodically review and communicate with our grant recipients to better understand what the people of Maine need, and how to improve our fight against cancer.

Cancer Type:

All Cervical Leukemia Molecular Skin
Bone Cellular Lung Other Testicular
Brain Colon Lymphedema Ovarian Thyroid
Breast Colorectal Lymphoma Pancreatic Prostate

Service Area:

Beacon Fund Hospice Research Survivorship
Clinical Trial Navigator Scholarship Professional Training
Donor Match Nutrition Screening Transportation
Education Prevention Support Treatment


All Grants:

Year Project Titlesort descending Category Amount
2006 Radiation Therapy educ. Education $3,100
2004 Radiation Therapy Education Education $1,700
2008 "No Polyp, No Cancer" Program Funding Education $10,000

2012 "There is Hope Here In Washington County" Conference Education $5,000

2011 "There is Hope Here In Washington County" Conference Education $5,000

2008 "There is Hope Here In Washington County" Conference Education $10,000

2009 "There is Hope Here In Washington County" Conference Education $7,500

2010 "There is Hope Here In Washington County" Conference Education $3,500

2013 "There is Hope Here In Washington County" Conference Education $5,000

1995 1995 Grant Totals Other $36,151

1996 1996 Grant Totals Other $35,049

1997 1997 Grant Totals Other $47,357

1999 1999 Grant Totals Other $38,065

2000 2000 Grant Totals Other $109,829

2002 2002 Grant Totals Other $176,111

2012 3DMammoComp: Next Generation Computational Analysis of Breast Tomosynthesis Research $82,843

2017 80% Colon Cancer Screening Project Screening $99,627

2005 A Gene Expression Study for the Hormone Independent Growth Transition of Ovarian Cancer Cells in vivo Research $20,000

2016 A Novel System to Increase Colorectal Screenings and Ensure Compliance in a Targeted Subset of Patients at Mount Desert Island Hospital Screening $7,481

2014 A Secondary Syndrome: Acute Myeloid Leukemia Research $50,000

2014 A Slice of Life: The Search for Variation in Brain Tumors Research $50,000

2017 Access to Cancer Care Transportation $7,500

2015 Access To Cancer Treatment Transportation $7,000

2017 Access to Cancer Treatment Transportation $7,500

2016 Access to Cancer Treatment Transportation $15,000

2015 Accessing Cancer Care Transportation $10,000

2016 Accessing Cancer Care Transportation $15,000

2015 Addressing Disparities in Tobacco Use and Exposure through Policy and Environmental Change Prevention $74,101

2013 Adventure-based Support Program for Youth Support $4,000

2016 Ambulatory Nurse Navigator with emphasis on Lung Cancer Screening Navigator $164,000

2013 Anticancer Drug Delivery to Brain Using Cell Derived Exosome Nanovesicles Research $49,450

2014 Are Micro RNAs the Key to Stopping Lung Cancer? Research $50,000

2007 Array-based Comparative Genomic Hybridization of Circulation Tumor Cells in Breast Cancer Patients Before & During Treatment Research $80,000
2013 Assessing Therapeutic Potential of a New Drug ICG-001 in Glioblastoma Research $50,000

2012 Bereavement Program Support Hospice $10,000

2011 Bereavement Services Hospice $10,000

2010 Bereavement Support Hospice $7,500

2003 Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign Education $5,000

2007 Breast Cancer Diaries Support $10,000
2009 Breast Cancer Exercise Program Education $3,500

2007 Breast Cancer Support Program Treatment $5,120

2016 Building Capacity at MaineHealth to Enahance Colorectal Cancer Screening Screening $28,863

2008 Cancer Conference Education $5,000
2008 Cancer Education in Franklin County Education $10,000

1989 Cancer Genetics and Familial Predisposition Project Screening