About

The Coulombe Family Foundation was founded by the family of Paul G. Coulombe, in 2012.  The president of the Coulombe Family Foundation is Michelle Coulombe – Hagerty. The Board of Directors of the Coulombe Family Foundation consists of the founders and longtime Coulombe family advisor Geoffrey K. Alexander.

The Coulombe Family Foundation is a tax-exempt charitable organization. The Board of Directors is responsible for managing the Coulombe Family Foundation’s assets and for approving requests for grants to be used for charitable purposes.

There is one grant application cycle annually. The deadline for submission of grant applications is September 30.

Mission Statement

The Coulombe Family Foundation’s mission is to assist the activities of charitable organizations whose principal purposes involve the medical, educational, economic, social and general welfare of people with an emphasis on benefitting the health and wellness of children and young adults and on increasing educational and economic development and opportunities for children and young adults, focusing on, but not limited to, the geographical areas of Maine and Florida.

Applying for Grants

Please fill out an application on the website.

Grants are typically awarded annually in mid-November.

Applicants must be non-profit organizations recognized as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) and as a public charity under Section 509(a) of the Internal Revenue Code in order to be considered for a grant.  Applications must be submitted on the standard form provided and must be executed or submitted by a duly authorized representative of the applicant organization.

If you have any questions about the purposes of the Coulombe Family Foundation or the application process, please submit your written questions to the Coulombe Family Foundation, PO Box 9729, Portland, Maine 04104, cwallace@bernsteinshur.com or call Colby Wallace at 207-228-7168.

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Our mission is to help charitable organizations who help kids. Whether it's medical, educational, economic, or social, we care about the well-being and access to opportunities for all children. Our work is focused primarily, but not exclusively, on Maine and Florida.

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