MAXIMUS Foundation Provides Financial Support to Non-Profit Organizations Serving Disadvantaged Populations

RESTON, Va.--()--MAXIMUS (NYSE:MMS), a leading provider of government services worldwide, announced today that the MAXIMUS Foundation has distributed more than $399,000 in grants to 137 non-profit organizations in 27 states as part of its most recent grant cycle.

The MAXIMUS Foundation is the philanthropic arm of MAXIMUS, providing financial assistance to many of the same disadvantaged populations and local communities that MAXIMUS serves as an operator of health and human services programs. The MAXIMUS Foundation is completely funded by MAXIMUS and its employees, and provides grants to local community organizations with programs and projects in the areas of child and youth development, health and community development.

“We are so impressed with our non-profit grantees who work diligently to empower a variety of people,” commented Dr. John Boyer, Chairman of the MAXIMUS Foundation. “This was among the most competitive grant cycles we have seen and we were able to support more grantees than ever before thanks to the giving spirit and financial support of the MAXIMUS team.”

The grants were distributed to the following organizations:

 
Arizona:
Crisis Nursery, Inc.
ICAN
 
California:
America On Track
Assistance League of Palm Springs Desert Area
California Youth Connection
Colette's Children's Home (CCH)
Covenant House California
Desert Arc
Edgewood Center for Children and Families
Empower Yolo, Inc.
Food For Thought
Meet Each Need with Dignity (MEND)
Pacific Clinics
Parents Helping Parents
Project Ninety Inc.
Society for the Blind
United States Veterans Initiative (U.S.VETS)
Women Helping Women
Youth Homes, Inc.
 
Colorado:
Colorado Institute of Developmental Pediatrics
Denver Options, Inc.
HopeWest
Rocky Mountain Children's Law Center
 
Connecticut:
Malta House of Care Foundation, Inc.
 
District of Columbia:
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
For Love of Children
Mentors, Inc.
Paralyzed Veterans of America
SOME, Inc.
Voice for Adoption
 
Florida:
Daystar Life Center, Inc.
Kids House of Seminole, Inc.
Religious Community Services, Inc.
Tarpon Springs Shepherd Center
 
Georgia:
Cool Girls Inc.
Project Open Hand/Atlanta, Inc.
YouthSpark, Inc.
 
Idaho:
Family Care Center
Life's Kitchen, Inc.
Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc.
 
Illinois:
Casa Central Social Services Corporation
Chicago Run
Countryside Association for People with Disabilities Inc.
Garden Center Services
Guardian Angel Community Services
Have Dreams
Lakeview Pantry
Milestone, Inc.
Northern Illinois Food Bank
Ravenswood Community Services
Senior Services Plus, Inc.
Shelter, Inc.
South Central Community Services Inc.
The Peace Corner Youth Center
The Posse Foundation, Inc.
Urban Initiatives Inc.
Young Women's Leadership Charter School of Chicago
Youth Organizations Umbrella, Inc.
 
Indiana:
Damar Services
Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra, Inc.
Turnstone Center for Children and Adults with Disabilities
 
Kansas:
Kansas Youth Empowerment Academy, Inc.
 
Louisiana:
Child Advocacy Services, Inc.
 
Massachusetts:
Artists For Humanity
Cambridge Community Center, Inc.
Community Art Center
Community Servings
Healing Abuse Working for Change
Horizons for Homeless Children
More Than Words
Operation A.B.L.E. of Greater Boston, Inc.
Project Bread – The Walk for Hunger
Triangle, Inc.
Wellmet Project, Inc.
Women's Lunch Place
 
Maryland:
Center for Urban Families
Court Appointed Special Advocates, Montgomery County, Maryland, Inc.
SEEC
Shepherd's Table
The Arc of Frederick County
The Foundation Schools
The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
 
Michigan:
EVE, Inc.
 
North Carolina:
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, BackPack Weekend Food Program
The Barnabas Network
 
New Jersey:
Boys & Girls Club of Trenton-Mercer County
Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) of Mercer County
Jewish Family Service of MetroWest
 
New Mexico:
La Casa, Inc.
 
New York:
"I Have A Dream" Foundation – New York
Abilities First, Inc.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region, Inc.
Comunilife, Inc.
Concern for Independent Living
Free Arts for Abused Children of New York City, Inc.
Maternity and Early Childhood Foundation, Inc.
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship – New York Metro
Reaching Out Community Services, Inc.
St Catherine's Center for Children
Uniting Against Lung Cancer
 
Ohio:
New Avenues to Independence, Inc.
North Coast Community Homes
 
Pennsylvania:
Employment Opportunity & Training Center of Northeastern PA
Marley's Mission
United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania
 
South Carolina:
Sistercare, Inc.
 
Tennessee:
On Point
 
Texas:
Children's Craniofacial Association
Clayton Dabney Foundation for Kids with Cancer
Crossroads Community Services
Dallas Furniture Bank
Girls on the Run Greater Houston
Hays-Caldwell Women's Center
Heroes for Children
Manos de Cristo
Mental America of Greater Dallas
Mi Escuelita Preschool
Rio Grande Children's Home
San Antonio OASIS
Texas Dental Association Smiles Foundation
The Women's Home
Transplants for Children
Travis County Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Survival Center, d/b/a SafePlace
Voices for Children of San Antonio Community Research Center
 
Virginia:
Children's Trust
FACETS Cares, Inc.
Jill's House, Inc.
Liberty's Promise
Reading and Education for Adult Development
Safe Harbor
The Women's Center
William Byrd Community House
Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts
 
Vermont:
VSA Vermont Inc.
 
Wisconsin:
Community Advocates
My Home, Your Home, Inc.
Sojourner Family Peace Center
 

About MAXIMUS

MAXIMUS is a leading operator of government health and human services programs in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and Saudi Arabia. The Company delivers business process services to improve the cost effectiveness, efficiency and quality of government-sponsored benefit programs, such as the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, Medicare, Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Health Insurance BC (British Columbia), as well as welfare-to-work and child support programs around the globe. The Company's primary customer base includes federal, provincial, state, county and municipal governments. Operating under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People®, MAXIMUS has more than 13,000 employees worldwide. For more information, visit www.maximus.com.

Contacts

MAXIMUS
Lisa Miles, 703-251-8637
lisamiles@maximus.com

Release Summary

MAXIMUS announced today that the MAXIMUS Foundation has distributed more than $399,000 in grants to 137 non-profit organizations in 27 states as part of its most recent grant cycle.

Contacts

MAXIMUS
Lisa Miles, 703-251-8637
lisamiles@maximus.com