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MAXIMUS Foundation Provides Financial Support to Nonprofit 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 approximately $460,000 in grants to 147 nonprofit organizations in 25 states as part of its Spring 2016 grant cycle.

As the philanthropic arm of MAXIMUS, the Foundation extends the mission of the Company by identifying and awarding grants to partners with specialized expertise to deliver results within the same populations and communities served by the public programs the Company operates. 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.

The grants were distributed to the following organizations:

Fresh Start Women's Foundation
Youth On Their Own

America On Track
CASA of Los Angeles
Covenant House California
Family Health Centers of San Diego
Foodbank of Santa Barbara County
Illumination Foundation
Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank
Keaton Raphael Memorial
Mariposa Women & Family Center
Monarch School Project
Positive Resource Center
Project Dignity
United Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Sacramento
United Through Reading
Volunteers of America- Northern California & Northern Nevada

Colorado Youth for a Change
Hope House of Colorado

Main Street Community Foundation, Inc.
Special Olympics Connecticut, Inc.

District of Columbia:
Alexander Graham Bell Association For The Deaf And Hard Of Hearing
Boys Town Washington DC
Bright Beginnings, Inc.
Christ House
DC Youth Orchestra Program (DCYOP)
Friends of Fort Dupont Ice Arena
LIFT, Inc.
Mary's Center for Maternal & Child Care, Inc.
National Association of Women Judges
Reading Partners
The Fishing School, Inc.
The Ndarakwai Experience Foundation
The Salvation Army National Capital Area Command
Washington DC Jewish Community Center

Abilities, Inc. of Florida
Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida
New Horizons of Southwest Florida
Our Kids of Miami-Dade Monroe, Inc.

Bobby Dodd Institute
Partnership Against Domestic Violence
Scottsdale Child Development & Family Resource Center

Countryside Association for People with Disabilities, Inc.
Envision Unlimited
Erie Neighborhood House
Inner-City Computer Stars Foundation
Lawrence Hall Youth Services
Midtown Educational Foundation
Sarah's Circle
Shelter, Inc.
The Chicago Lighthouse for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

Noble, Inc.
Northeast Indiana Positive Resource Connection, Inc.

The Center for Learning Tree Institute
Topeka Civic Theatre & Academy

A Wider Circle, Inc.
Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture
Habitat for Humanity Metro Maryland
KEEN Greater DC
Mobile Medical Care, Inc.
Moveable Feast
Team River Runner
The Arc Prince George's County

826 Boston
Cradles to Crayons
Horace Mann Educational Associates, Inc.
Housing Families, Inc.
Hyde Square Task Force
Jewish Family Service of Metrowest
Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange
Massachusetts Alliance on Teen Pregnancy
Raw Art Works, Inc.
Roca, Inc.
Sociedad Latina, Inc.
Union Capital Boston, Inc.
United Way of Tri-County
Windrush Farm Therapeutic Equitation, Inc.

Community HealthCare Connections
Scleroderma Foundation Michigan Chapter

Omaha Home for Boys

Logos School

New Jersey:
Camden City Garden Club/Camden Children's Garden
New Jersey Community Development Corporation

New York:
Abraham House
Bailey House, Inc.
Capital District Women's Employment & Resource Center (WERC)
Catholic Charities of Livingston County
Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services
Center for Court Innovation/Fund for the City of New York
Coalition for the Homeless, Inc.
Community Solutions International, Inc.
Community-Word Project, Inc.
Harlem Educational Activities Fund, Inc.
New York Common Pantry
Reach Out and Read of Greater New York
South Bronx Educational Foundation
St. Catherine's Center for Children
The Children's Village, Inc.
The New York Foundling Hospital
Women's Prison Association

North Carolina:
Religious Community Services
Chatham Outreach Alliance, Inc.
Sandhills/Moore Coalition

YWCA Oklahoma City

Central Pennsylvania Food Bank
Kids Smiles
Retired Senior Volunteer Program of Montgomery County, PA
United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania

South Carolina:
Palmetto Project/BEGIN WITH BOOKS
Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach Services, Inc.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee

Any Baby Can of San Antonio, Inc.
Association for Independent Living
Child Advocates, Inc.
High Sky Children's Ranch
Housing Crisis Center
Interfaith Housing Coalition
Irving Cares, Inc.
Lubbock Children's Health Clinic
People's Community Clinic, Inc.
Transplant Association of Texas dba Transplants for Children
Voices for Children of San Antonio Community Research Center
Wings of Hope Equitherapy

Committee on Temporary Shelter
Spectrum Youth and Family Services

A Place To Be
All Ages Read Together
Best Buddies International
Carpenter's Shelter
Child & Family Services of Eastern Virginia, Inc. dba The Up Center
Fairfax Library Foundation
Fauquier Habitat for Humanity
Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc. (WETA)
Habitat for Humanity of Winchester-Frederick County
Herndon-Reston FISH, Inc.
Light House Studio
Loudoun Literacy Council
Our Daily Bread, Inc.
Presbyterian Homes & Family Services, Inc.
Shelter House, Inc.
The Arc of Northern Virginia
United Community Ministries
United Methodist Community Outreach Program of Roanoke

ArtWorks for Milwaukee

In 2015, MAXIMUS Foundation UK was established and awarded 23 grants to nonprofits.


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 16,000 employees worldwide. For more information, visit

Lisa Miles, 703-251-8637

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