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MAXIMUS Foundation Provides Financial Support To Local Non-Profit Organizations

MAXIMUS (NYSE: MMS), a leading provider of government services worldwide, announced today that the MAXIMUS Foundation has distributed nearly $150,000 in grants to more than 65 non-profit organizations as part of its fall grant cycle.

The MAXIMUS Foundation is the philanthropic arm of MAXIMUS, providing financial assistance to many of the same disadvantaged populations and local communities that MAXIMUS serves as an operator of health and human services programs. 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 during our latest grant cycle to so many commendable organizations that help improve the lives of children and families,” 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 address some of our country’s most pressing health and social issues, such as physical and developmental disabilities, homelessness, unemployment and nutritional needs.”

The grants were distributed to the following organizations:
  • Abilities First
  • Alliance for Multicultural Community Services
  • Alliance on Teen Pregnancy
  • Artists for Humanity
  • Blue Island Citizens for Persons with Developmental Disabilities
  • Career Transition for Dancers
  • Carpenter's Shelter
  • Center Against Sexual and Domestic Abuse
  • Central City Community Outreach
  • Clayton Dabney Foundation for Kids with Cancer
  • Coalition for the Homeless
  • Community Art Center
  • Community Partners of Dallas
  • Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled
  • Comunilife
  • Court Appointed Special Advocates of Montgomery County, Maryland
  • Desert Arc
  • FACETS Cares
  • For Love of Children
  • Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Free Arts for Abused Children of New York City
  • Fresh Start Surgical Gifts
  • Friendship Community
  • Girls Incorporated Memphis
  • Hays-Caldwell Women's Center
  • Hmong American Partnership
  • Horizons for Homeless Children
  • Isles
  • Jill's House
  • Just Us Girls
  • KEEN Greater DC
  • Malta House of Care
  • Manos de Cristo
  • Mary's Center for Maternal & Childcare
  • Meals on Wheels and More
  • MEND
  • My Home, Your Home
  • New Avenues to Independence
  • Noble
  • Northern Illinois Food Bank
  • Northern Virginia Family Service
  • Opening Doors
  • Our Kids of Miami-Dade/Monroe
  • Passaic County CASA
  • The Peers Influence Peers Partnership
  • Porter-Leath
  • The Posse Foundation
  • Project Dignity
  • Ravenswood Community Services
  • SEEC
  • Sheriff's Youth Foundation
  • Sistercare
  • Sojourner Family Peace Center
  • South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation
  • Teen Living Programs
  • Turnstone Center for Children and Adults with Disabilities
  • United Neighborhood Centers of Northern Pennsylvania
  • Village Keepers
  • Volunteer Mid-South
  • Wildwood Programs
  • William Byrd Community House
  • Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts
  • Women's Foundation of Genesee Valley
  • Women's Prison Association
  • Young Women's Leadership Charter School of Chicago


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 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 approximately 8,800 employees worldwide. For more information, visit

Copyright Business Wire 2010

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