United Midcoast Charities “Top Rated” for 2022


United Midcoast Charities (UMC) received recognition as a 2022 “Top Rated” Nonprofit by Great Nonprofits. UMC has been recognized as “Top-Rated” since 2017.

“We are extremely proud to have earned this award again,” said President John Viehman. “This rating is particularly rewarding since the criteria is based on feedback and testimonials from within the Midcoast community. It illustrates our vital role, particularly among the agencies we serve.”

Founded in 2007, Great Nonprofits is a 501(c)(3) registered non-profit organization with a website where donors, volunteers, and clients review and share their personal experiences with charitable organizations, essentially providing crowd-sourced information about the reputability of these organizations. Great Nonprofits awards its “Top-Rated” designation to organizations that have maintained an average rating of at least 4.5 out of 5 stars throughout the year.

About United Midcoast Charities

United Midcoast Charities, founded in 1942 and celebrating its 80th year, is a 501(c)(3) community-supported nonprofit whose mission is to energize Midcoast Maine agencies through finance and guidance, supporting a network of resources stronger than any single organization. UMC’s primary areas of focus are food, housing, health & safety, and economic security. UMC has awarded $2.5 million to more than 50 agencies in the last five years as part of its community-led competitive grants program. For more information, visit www.unitedmidcoastcharities.org.