The Maine Community Foundation (MaineCF) has announced the appointment of Gloria Aponte Clarke as Program Officer. Aponte Clarke will support MaineCF’s York County Committee, work with donors and nonprofits, and manage several competitive grant programs.
A Portland resident, Aponte Clarke holds a BS in biology from St. Lawrence University and earned a Master in Public Health degree from the University of Michigan. Prior to joining the MaineCF staff, she managed and directed the Maine State Innovation Model to improve health care for Maine people.
Aponte Clarke is a member of the American Public Health Association. She has served on MaineCF’s People of Color Fund advisory committee. She is vice president of the Immigration Legal Advocacy Project board and serves on advisory committees for the Maine Health Access Foundation. Aponte Clarke is an active volunteer at the Ronald McDonald House.
Headquartered in Ellsworth, with additional offices in Portland, Dover-Foxcroft, and Mars Hill, the Maine Community Foundation works with donors and other partners to improve the quality of life for all Maine people. To learn more about the foundation, visit www.mainecf.org.