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


RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MAXIMUS (NYSE: MMS), a leading provider of government services worldwide, announced today that the MAXIMUS Foundation has distributed nearly $100,000 in funding to 48 non-profit organizations across America as part of its spring grant cycle.

The MAXIMUS Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Company, providing financial assistance to many of the same disadvantaged populations and local communities the Company serves as a global leader in health and human services. The MAXIMUS Foundation provides grants to local community organizations with programs and projects in the areas of child and youth development, health, and community development.

“We are pleased to provide financial support to so many worthy organizations that address some of our country’s most pressing social issues, including homelessness, job loss, child abuse and poor health,” commented Dr. John Boyer, Chairman of the MAXIMUS Foundation. “These grants are made possible in part by the generous contributions from MAXIMUS employees and will be used for innovative programs that help improve the lives of children and families across the nation.”

The grants were distributed to the following organizations:

  • AIDS Task Force (Fort Wayne, Indiana)
  • Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (Washington, DC)
  • ArtWorks for Milwaukee (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee (Nashville, Tennessee)
  • Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center (Boston, Massachusetts)
  • Center for Court Innovation (New York, New York)
  • Children’s AIDS Fund (Sterling, Virginia)
  • Child Advocates (Houston, Texas)
  • The Cool Girls (Atlanta, Georgia)
  • Community-Word Project (New York, New York)
  • Cradles to Crayons (Brighton, Massachusetts)
  • DEA Educational Foundation (Washington, DC)
  • Dreams for Kids – DC (Washington, DC)
  • El Valor Corporation (Chicago, Illinois)
  • EMQ FamiliesFirst (Davis, California)
  • The Fishing School (Washington, DC)
  • Friends & Foundation of the Rochester Public Library (Rochester, New York)
  • Friends of Housing Corporation (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)
  • Herndon-Reston FISH (Herndon, Virginia)
  • Holy Family Ministries (Northfield, Illinois)
  • Humane Education Advocates Reaching Teachers (Mamaroneck, New York)
  • KEEN Greater DC (Bethesda, Maryland)
  • KidWorks Community Development (Santa Ana, California)
  • La Casa Norte (Chicago, Illinois)
  • Mary's Center for Maternal & Childcare (Washington, DC)
  • Monarch School Project (San Diego, California)
  • Operation Smile (Norfolk, Virginia)
  • Orphans Against AIDS – Thembanathi (Buffalo Grove, Illinois)
  • The Parenting Center (Fort Worth, Texas)
  • The Parenting Network (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)
  • People's Community Clinic (Austin, Texas)
  • Primary Care Coalition of Montgomery County (Silver Spring, Maryland)
  • Raw Art Works (Lynn, Massachusetts)
  • Retired Senior Volunteer Program of Montgomery County (Blue Bell, Pennsylvania)
  • Roca (Chelsea, Massachusetts)
  • ROSMY (Richmond, Virginia)
  • Safe Harbor (Richmond, Virginia)
  • SafePlace (Austin, Texas)
  • Society for the Blind (Sacramento, California)
  • St. Catherine's Center for Children (Albany, New York)
  • Starfish Learning Center (Chicago, Illinois)
  • Teen Living Programs (Chicago, Illinois)
  • Teen Voices (Boston, Massachusetts)
  • Triangle (Malden, Massachusetts)
  • The True North Project (Sacramento, California)
  • WETA (Arlington, Virginia)
  • A Wider Circle (Bethesda, Maryland)
  • Youth Guidance (Chicago, Illinois)


MAXIMUS is a leading health and human services administrator for governments in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. The Company delivers administrative solutions to improve the cost effectiveness, efficiency and quality of government-sponsored benefit programs, such as Medicaid, Medicare, Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Health Insurance BC (British Columbia), as well as welfare-to-work and child support enforcement programs across 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 8,800 employees worldwide. For more information, visit

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