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September 2013 - August 2014

Financial Data

Assets (as of August 31, 2014): $10,420,654
Grants Paid:
(exclusive of Blue Grass Community Foundation grants)
$540,078 for 88 grants
Average Grant: $6,137
Range: $2,500 to $12,500          

Georgia Grants   Kentucky Grants   Maine Grants

Grants Paid in Georgia

Organization / Location Project Amount
Action Ministries
- Atlanta
Housing support for homeless veterans  10,000
Asian American Resource Center
- Duluth
Housing support for low income families 5,000
Bobby Dodd Institute
- Atlanta
Job placement for the disabled 5,000
Brain Tumor Foundation for Children
- Atlanta
Financial assistance for families 5,000
Buckhead Christian Ministries
- Atlanta
Housing stabilization program 5,000
Caring Works
- Decatur
Supportive housing program 10,000
Child Development Association
- Roswell
Early childhood tuition scholarships 7,500
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
- Atlanta
Adaptive car seat program 5,000
CHRIS Kids
- Atlanta
Health services 9,500
Community Advanced Nurses
- Atlanta
Emergency dental services 5,000
Community Assistance Center
- Atlanta 
Emergency assistance program  5,000
Community Friendship
- Atlanta
Relapse prevention education 5,000
Crossroads Community Ministries
- Atlanta
Emergency housing support 5,000
Empowerment Resource Center
- Atlanta
Mobile clinic for HIV/AIDS 7,500
Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia
- Atlanta
Emergency medication fund 5,000
Furniture Bank
- Atlanta
Furniture assistance  10,000 
Gateway Center
- Atlanta
Technical support for homeless services 10,000
Good Samaritan Health Center of Gwinnett
- Lawrenceville
Medical services for the uninsured 10,000
Gwinnett Coalition for Health &
Human Services - Lawrenceville
Technology for helpline  5,000 
HOPE
- Duluth
Housing & childcare support 5,000
I CARE
- Decatur
Transportation for seniors 5,000
Initiative for Affordable Housing
- Decatur
Employment training 5,000
Intown Collaborative Ministries
- Atlanta
Transitional housing support 5,000
Jerusalem House
- Atlanta
Housing & supportive services 5,000
Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta
- Atlanta
Home repairs for low-income seniors 7,000
Lilburn Cooperative Ministries
- Lilburn
Utility assistance  5,000
Literacy Action
- Atlanta
GED scholarships 5,000
Mary Hall Freedom House
- Sandy Springs
Transportation and utility assistance 12,500
MOWA-Bethlehem Center
- Atlanta
Day programming for seniors 10,000
Norcross Cooperative Ministries
- Norcross
Housing and utility assistance 5,000
Prevent Blindness Georgia
- Atlanta
Eyeglasses for the homeless 5,500
Project Healthy Grandparents
- Atlanta
Emergency assistance  5,000
Project Interconnections
- Chamblee
Furniture for homeless mentally ill 5,000
Rainbow Village
- Duluth
Emergency auto repair fund 5,000
Refugee Family Services
- Stone Mountain
Emergency assistance 5,000 
Refugee Resettlement & 
Immigration Services - Atlanta
Utility assistance 5,000
Side by Side Brain Injury Clubhouse
- Stone Mountain
Family support for brain injured adults  5,000
Skyland Trail
- Atlanta
Medical equipment 2,500
The Extension
- Marietta
Transportation assistance for the homeless 5,000
Trinity United Methodist Church
- Atlanta
Soup kitchen security  10,000
Zaban Couples Center
- Atlanta
Transportation for homeless couples 5,000

Kentucky Grantmaking

Organization/Location Project Amount
Baptist Health Richmond
- Richmond
Health & parenting education   5,000
Family Counseling Service
- Lexington
Behavioral health collaborative  8,000

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

Organization/Location Project Amount
Catholic Charities
- Lexington
Financial literacy for Congolese refugees 2,000
God’s Pantry
- Lexington
Fresh produce acquisition for food pantries 5,000
High Street Neighborhood Center
- Lexington
Early Childhood scholarships 5,000 
Radio Eye
- Lexington
Radios for print impaired people 4,500

Grants Paid in Maine 

Organization/Location Project Amount
Amistad
- Portland
Peer support & recovery program 5,000
Biddeford Free Clinic
- Biddeford
Health care for uninsured & under-insured 5,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of S. Maine
- Portland 
Junior staff program 5,000
Catherine Morrill Day Nursery
- Portland
Early childhood care program 5,500
Center for Grieving Children
- Portland
Multicultural peer support program 7,500
Child & Family Opportunities
- Ellsworth
Early childhood services 7,500
Common Good Ventures
- Portland
Nonprofit capacity building  2,500
Community Bicycle Center
- Biddeford
After school programming  5,000
Community Concepts
- Lewiston
Elders’ transportation program 5,000
Community Dental
- Falmouth
Patient assistance fund 5,000 
Community Financial Literacy
- Portland
Financial literacy program for immigrants  5,000
Company of Girls
- Portland
After school programming 7,500
Consumers for Affordable Health Care
- Augusta
Public education & outreach 5,000
Council for a Strong America
- Topsham
Early childhood public education 5,000
Educare Central Maine
- Waterville
Early childhood shared services project  5,000
Friends in Action
- Ellsworth
Services for seniors & the disabled 6,500 
Greater Portland Charitable 
Furniture Center - Portland
Furniture for people in need 5,000
Jobs for Maine Graduates
- Augusta
Financial literacy program 7,500
Kennebec Valley Dental Coalition
- Waterville
Subsidized dental care program  5,000
Kennebec Valley Mental Health Center
- Waterville
Program for homeless young children 4,578
Let’s Get Ready
- Boston, MA
Maine college access program 10,000
Maine Children’s Alliance
- Augusta
Early childhood education 5,000
Maine Children’s Home
- Waterville 
Teen parent school program 5,000 
Maine Community Foundation
- Ellsworth
Capacity building for ECBOs 5,000
Maine Development Foundation
- Augusta
Adverse childhood experiences project 10,000
Maine Equal Justice Partners
- Augusta 
Outreach to immigrant communities 10,000
Mid-Coast Health Net
- Rockland
Health clinic for uninsured & under-insured  5,000
Oasis Health Network
- Brunswick
Health clinic for uninsured & under-insured 5,000 
Opportunity Alliance
- Portland
Early childhood programs 10,000 
Planned Parenthood of NNE
- Burlington, VT
Maine charity care program 10,000
Portland Community Health Center
- Portland
Health clinic for uninsured & under-insured 5,000 
Portland Museum of Art
- Portland 
Afterschool programs for young children 5,000
Portland Public Library
- Portland
Summer learning program for children 5,000
Rippleffect
- Portland
Afterschool programs 5,000
Southern Maine Agency on Aging
- Scarborough
Healthy meals program 5,000
Spurwink Services
- Portland
School attendance project 5,000
Telling Room
- Portland 
Afterschool writing workshops 5,000
Tri-County Literacy
- Bath
Literacy programs 5,000
Trinity Jubilee Center
- Lewiston
Refugee & immigrant assistance  7,500
United Way of Greater Portland
- Portland
Portland ConnectED Starting Strong  5,000
United Way of Greater Portland
- Portland
Early Head Start grant writing technical assistance 3,350
University of Maine - 
Women Work & Community - Augusta
Savings program for low-income persons  6,650 
Wayfinder Schools
- New Gloucester
Program for at-risk teens 8,000 
Wayside Food Programs
- Portland
Food pantries & soup kitchens 10,000
Youth & Family Outreach
- Portland
Early childhood care program  5,500