The Kennebec Valley Art Association is delighted to announce that we recently received a $10,000 grant from the Portland-based Quimby Family Foundation. The funds will be to fulfill recent strategic planning initiatives in the areas of board committee development and support; creation of education programs; internship programming; and donor relations and development.
The Quimby Family Foundation was formed in 2004 by Roxanne Quimby a businesswoman, environmentalist, and philanthropist. The following year her twins, Hannah Quimby and Lucas St.Clair joined the foundations Board of Directors and now take a leadership role in running the foundation. The mission The Quimby Family Foundation is to advance wilderness values and to increase access to the arts throughout Maine. For more information, visit www.quimbyfamilyfoundation.org.