Areas of Focus
Following Mr. Alfond’s own giving pattern
The Harold Alfond Foundation makes grants consistent with Harold Alfond’s own giving pattern and philanthropic principles, with latitude to meet evolving community needs. The Foundation supports charitable causes in the areas of Education, Health Care, and Youth and Community Development, favoring large-scale, investment themes that can have a transformative impact on the State of Maine. Respecting Mr. Alfond’s belief in teamwork and love of sports, the Foundation deploys matching challenge grants to inspire and leverage additional giving by others.