USM Foundation

The USM Foundation supports the success of USM and its students by cultivating relationships and fostering a culture of philanthropy. As an independent nonprofit, we partner with USM to shape a great future for our students, our communities and the state of Maine. Learn more about USM Foundation.

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year end giving

Believe in USM Students: Year End Giving

USM students rely on scholarships funded by alumni and friends. In this season of giving, please help us reach our goal of raising $50,000 by December 31.

The Promise Scholarship

Mo’s path began in Africa, Brianna’s in Portland, ME. Their journeys inspired USM’s Promise Scholarship, a new model for helping Maine youth achieve their dreams.

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USM IMPACT Newsletter

USM Foundation Newsletter

We celebrate the passage of Bond Question 4, the launch of a new scholarship program, a very special legacy gift and more exciting news from the Foundation.
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USM’s 52K+ Alumni are Shaping the Fabric of Maine

Join us for events and activities that showcase the many ways USM alums are making a difference in Maine workplaces and in the lives of our students.
Timothy B. Hussey Leadership Institute

Changing business and communities for the better

"Giving Voice to Values" – The 2019 Hussey Leadership Institute at USM will focus on values-driven business success and how to lead with integrity.

Supporting USM

The USM Foundation builds and stewards resources to support the University of Southern Maine's mission as a student-focused, community-engaged public university.