Photo of Jeff Mills, Dr. Buchanan and John Diamond

Celebrating Dr. Buchanan and the Buchanan Alumni House

May 28th, 2017

Fifteen years ago, alumni and friends celebrated the opening the Buchanan Alumni House. After years of planning and hard work by UMaine alumni leaders, reunion classes and friends, the dream of having “A Place to Call Home” became a reality. With more than 13,000 alumni taking part, the campaign to construct Buchanan Alumni House was… Read more »

Transformational change for athletic fundraising

December 28th, 2016

A $1.5 million, three-year award from the Harold Alfond Foundation has established the Alfond Fund in the University of Maine Foundation, focused on creating a centralized fundraising structure for UMaine Athletics and continuing support of the football program. “Through the years, Harold Alfond and the Harold Alfond Foundation have helped the University of Maine achieve… Read more »

Emera Astronomy Center

$5.2 Million Emera Astronomy Center Benefits from $3.2 Million Anonymous Gift

July 14th, 2014

People donate to the Foundation for various reasons and most are recognized publicly for their generosity. However, donors sometimes choose to remain in the background and watch their legacy at work from afar. Anonymity is very possible when working with the University of Maine Foundation. In fact, this is the case of the anonymous donors… Read more »