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September 2012 - August 2013

Financial Data

Assets (as of August 31, 2013): $9,629,830 
Grants Paid:
(exclusive of Blue Grass Community Foundation grants)
$500,348 for 59 grants
Average Grant (excluding one $125,000 grant): $6,471 
Range: $5,000 to $20,000          

Georgia Grants   Kentucky Grants   Maine Grants

Grants Paid in Georgia

Organization/Location Project Amount
Action Ministries
- Atlanta
After school program 7,000
Carrie Steel-Pitts Home
- Atlanta
After school program 5,000
Center for the Visually Impaired
- Atlanta
Low vision clinic 5,000
Central Outreach & Advocacy Center
- Atlanta
Homeless identification assistance 10,000
CHRIS Kids
- Atlanta
Health services funding 5,000
Clarkston Community Center
- Clarkston
ESL/GED classes 7,000
Emmaus House
- Atlanta
Emergency assistance services 5,000
Families First
- Atlanta
Aid for homeless families 5,000
Family Promise of Gwinnett
- Lawrenceville
Transportation for homeless 5,000
Friends of L’Arche Atlanta
- Decatur
Housing for disabled  5,000
Georgia Center for Child Advocacy
- Atlanta
Intake & treatment services 8,000
Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation
- Chamblee
Children’s clinic staffing 5,000
Good Samaritan Health Center of Cobb
- Marietta
Health services for uninsured 5,000
HomeStretch
- Roswell
Emergency assistance services 5,000
Journey-Druid Hills Men’s Night Shelter
- Atlanta
Transportation for homeless 5,000
Living Room
- Atlanta
Services for HIV/AIDS homeless 5,000
North Fulton Community Charities
- Roswell
Emergency assistance services 5,000
Our House
- Decatur
HeadStart gap funding 5,000
Red Shield Shelter – Salvation Army
- Atlanta
Homeless shelter furnishings 5,000
Senior Connections
- Atlanta
Meals on wheels 5,000
Senior Services North Fulton
- Roswell
Transportation for elderly 5,000
St. Joseph Mercy Care Services
- Atlanta
Behavioral health services 10,000 
Trinity Community Ministries
- Atlanta
Transportation for homeless 6,000
Trinity United Methodist Church
- Atlanta
Security for the soup kitchen 10,000
Visiting Nurse Hospice Atlanta
- Atlanta
Home health supplies 10,000
Wesley Woods Foundation
- Atlanta
Health & wellness program 20,000
Women’s Resource Center
- Decatur
Transportation for clients 10,000

Grants Paid in Kentucky

Organization/Location Project Amount
Blue Grass Community Foundation
- Lexington
Donor advised fund 125,000

Grants in Kentucky are awarded by the Blue Grass Community Foundation and paid from funds in the donor-advised Frances Hollis Brain Foundation Fund.

Organization/Location Project Amount
Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
- Lexington
Tutoring 6,000
Children’s Advocacy Center of the Bluegrass
- Lexington
Forensic interview rooms 10,000
Kentucky Horse Park Mustang Troop
- Lexington
Therapeutic equine program 5,000
Maxwell Street Legal clinic
- Lexington
Computers 5,000
The Nest
- Lexington
Crisis care 5,000
Wilderness Trace Child Development Center
- Danville
Telecommunication system 5,000

Grants Paid in Maine

Organization/Location Project Amount
Aroostook Mental Health Services
- Caribou
Teen leadership program 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Maine
- Portland
General operating support 5,000
Child & Family Opportunities
- Ellsworth
Early childhood training program 7,500
Coastal Enterprises
- Wiscasset
Economic empowerment program 8,500
Cromwell Center for Disabilities Awareness
- Portland
Disabilities awareness program  5,667
Cultivating Community
- Portland
Operating support 5,000
Educare Central Maine
- Waterville
Shared services project 5,000
Episcopal Diocese of Maine
- Portland
Essentials pantry 5,000
Good Shepherd Food Bank
- Auburn
Agency match program 8,500
Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project
- Portland
Operating support  7,500
Kids First Center
- Portland 
Co-parenting education 5,000
LearningWorks
- Portland
Family literacy initiative 7,500
Maine Audubon
- Falmouth
School programs 5,000
Maine Children’s Alliance
- Augusta
Early childhood education 4,681
Maine Medical Center
- Portland
Nutrition education program 7,500
Maine Philanthropy Center
- Portland
Board-designated fund 2,500
Opportunity Alliance
- Portland
Outpatient psychiatric clinic 5,000
Pine Tree Legal Assistance
- Portland
Operating support 7,500
Rockland District Nursing Association
- Rockland
Operating support  5,000
Seeds of Hope
- Biddeford
Neighborhood center services 7,500
St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center
- Lewiston
Nutrition program 8,000
Trekkers
- Thomaston
Operating support 5,000
United Way of Greater Portland 
- Portland
Food Security Council 5,000
United Way of Greater Portland
- Portland
Maine Early Childhood Funders Group 4,500
Volunteers of America NNE
- Brunswick 
Services for families of incarcerated parents 7,500
Waldo County Community Action Partners
- Belfast
Early childhood training program 7,500
Washington County Children’s Program
- Machias
Oral health program 7,500
Waynflete School
- Portland
Support for immigrant students 5,000
Westbrook Youth Center
- Westbrook
General operating support 5,000
York County Community Health Care
- Sanford - Health Clinic
Operating support 10,000
Youth & Family Outreach
- Portland
Operating support 7,500