Virginia Hodgkins Somers Foundation Application Process


Step One:


Read The Guidelines:

  • Organizations serving residents of York and Cumberland Counties in Maine
  • Our priority is funding organizations providing services within York County, ME
  • Requests up to $50,000; however, the typical grant size is between $10,000 and $30,000
  • All applications will be for operations funding
  • Applications for consecutive years will be considered
  • We do not make a practice of funding capital campaigns
  • We do not fund public school districts
  • Applicants must be qualified and recognized as charities in accordance with the terms of the Internal Revenue Code

If you have questions, email us at admin@vhsfoundation.org.


Our priority is funding organizations that provide opportunities to the underserved populations (see above) which:

  • Offer a variety of educational opportunities
  • Benefit children and families
  • Support accessibility to the arts