The Quimby Family Foundation has been awarding yearly grants since 2005. We proudly partner with non-profits throughout the state of Maine to promote Human Wholeness. To us, Human Wholeness is physical, emotional, social, and spiritual health and we believe in the inherent value of nature to advance all four.

Select from the list of years above to explore our grantees work.

Maine Highlands Senior Center

Mission: The Maine Highlands Senior Center’s (MHSC) mission is to “to build multi-generational community and enhance vitality in our region while helping people have full, healthy lives.”

QFF Grant: Funds will support investment in and increased public use of existing trails in the region by: 1) surveying all local trails accessible to older adults, 2) evaluating the trail safety and adequacy for older adults, 3) hosting community conversations to understand the needs and interests of the target population, 4) developing an educational program to promote trail use, 5) upgrading trails to provide signage, maps, safety stations, toilets, benches, landscaping and, finally 6) developing a senior walking club in Dover-Foxcroft, replicable in surrounding communities.