Bingham Program

Location: 61 Winthrop Street, Augusta, 04330 ME

EIN: 04-3400617

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8Insightful8Positive leader in the field7"Gets" nonprofits and issues7Builds relationships7Responsive6Openminded6Risk taker5Culturally sensitive5Friendly3Gives more than money1Likes site visits

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Bingham Program

Dec 12, 2017

Grant Applicant - applied in 2017

Recommend contacting them, asking questions, getting to know their funding areas, and building a relationship.

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Positive leader in the field, Culturally sensitive, Insightful, Builds relationships, Likes site visits, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Openminded, Responsive

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Dec 07, 2017

Grant Applicant - applied in 2017

Bingham Program staff encourage that applicants call to review ideas for proposals. This has worked well in several instances. Staff have also suggested other funding sources and approaches.

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Risk taker, Insightful, Builds relationships, Responsive

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Dec 06, 2017

Grant Applicant - applied in 2017

It is best to call and discuss your ideas for a project first to get a sense of what they are funding currently. They are very approachable. If your project is something they are interested in, they are very willing to help you think through your application.

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Positive leader in the field, Culturally sensitive, Insightful, Friendly, Builds relationships, Openminded, Responsive

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Dec 06, 2017

Reviewer 5555 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2017

In matters of health care, Bingham Program knows the Maine landscape well. Both program officers are very easy to work with and accessible. Study their website, then contact the program officers to see if your project fits their priorities. The online application is very simple and straight forward.

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Positive leader in the field, Insightful, Friendly, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Responsive

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Dec 05, 2017

Grant Applicant - applied in 2017

Bingham Program staff are approachable, supportive, creative and kind. They work closely with grantees to understand the project being funded, the operating needs of our organization and how they can help to support our mission.

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Positive leader in the field, Gives more than money, Risk taker, Culturally sensitive, Insightful, Friendly, Builds relationships, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Openminded, Responsive

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Nov 28, 2017

Reviewer 3874 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2016

I suggest talking with the program officers before applying.

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Positive leader in the field, Risk taker, Builds relationships, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Openminded

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Nov 27, 2017

Grant Applicant - applied in 2017

I would suggest meeting with Karen/Lisa before submitting a proposal, and arriving well prepared to explain your idea. They are fair, thoughtful, and committed to supporting public health in Maine.

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Positive leader in the field, Gives more than money, Risk taker, Culturally sensitive, Insightful, Friendly, Builds relationships, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Openminded, Responsive

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Sep 26, 2017

Grant Applicant - applied in 2016

Research the giving history and current priorities of the Bingham Program. If you believe your project is a good match, I would suggest emailing the Program Officers and requesting a phone or face to face meeting to share your project and solicity their feedback. They are very approachable.

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Positive leader in the field, Gives more than money, Risk taker, Culturally sensitive, Insightful, Friendly, Builds relationships, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Openminded, Responsive

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Sep 22, 2017

Grant Applicant - applied in 2017

The program officers are open and approachable. They encourage applicants to call and discuss proposals in advance, and are clear about what work is likely to be funded.

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Positive leader in the field, Risk taker, Insightful, "Gets" nonprofits and issues

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