Grass Roots Grants
For 25 years, FFIM has been donating to various programs and initiatives that are dedicated to protecting Maine's fisheries. Below is a list of what we've done recently;

2003

  • Saco Salmon - $750

  • TU Trout Camp - $750

2004

  • Rapid River Coalition - $7,000

  • MDIFW Genetics - $250

  • TU Trout Camp - $250

2005

  • Casting for Recovery - $6,000 (includes match from Orvis)

  • TU Trout Camp - $250

2006

  • MDIFW Chamberlain - $2,355

  • Live the Legend (Rangeley) - $2,645

  • Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust (Erosion control/outhouse) - $500

2007

  • Casting for Recovery - $4,000

  • Live the Legend II (Grand Lakes Stream) - $1,000

  • Sebago TU Banquet Challenge - $100

  • CCA TU Banquet Challenge - $150

2008

  • Sea Run Brook Trout, Maine Fish Cooperative - $2,000

  • Phillips School Fly Tying Program - $600

  • KVCTU Banquet Challenge - $100

2009

  • Washington Academy Coastal Ecology, Harmon Stream Restoration - $2,000

  • Didymo Program - $1,000

2010

  • Sebago TU 5 in 5 - $2,000

  • UMaine Brooktrout Study - $2,000

  • Forrest Bonney Recognition - $100

  • Didymo Program - $1,000

  • CCA TU Banquet Challenge - $100

  • Sebago TU Banquet Challenge - $125

2011

  • Hammond Brook - $6,000

  • Stripers Forever, Myco - $1,400

  • Bowdoin College, Alewife Program - $400

2012

  • Sebago TU, Tagged fish - $250

  • Sebago TU Banquet Challenge - $200

  • Segago TU 5 in 5 - $1,000

  • CCA TU Banquet Challenge - $100

  • Saco Salmon Club - $500

  • Lawrence Junior H.S.,  Super Boo - $100

  • Mollyocket TU, Aldrich Brook - $3,000

2013

  • Jam Black Brook Culvert - $700

  • Sebago TU 5 in 5 - $1,000

  • Lawrence Junior H.S., Super Boo - $100

2014

  • Sebago TU 5 in 5 - $1,000

  • Casting Platform for Disabled Veterans - $500

  • Snap-a-Striper - $500

  • Lawrence Junior H.S., Super Boo - $100

2015

  • Lawrence Junior H.S., Super Boo - $100

2016

  • Project Share - $3,000

  • Lawrence Junior H.S., Super Boo - $200

2017

  • MMB TU, HOBO Data Loggers - $250

  • Lawrence Junior H.S., Super Boo - $100

2018

  • RLHT, Mailbox Pool Acquisition - $5,000 (includes $2,500 from FFIM member donations)

  • Project Share - $3,000

  • Lawrence Junior H.S., Super Boo - $200

2019

  • Abby Larabee, TU Teen Summit - $250

  • Project Share - $3,000

What Can You Do?

Donate to help protect our fisheries

Your generous support will help fund our projects, like:
  •  Habitat Restoration
  • ​ Casting for Recovery Day
  • ​ Stream Thermometer Program
  •  ​And many other projects...

Or get involved today! 

Volunteers are not paid-- not because they are worthless, but because they are priceless.
- unknown author
Whether it is helping with a clean-up project, volunteering on CFR Day or donating money, we could use your help.

You can also call 207-619-3346 for more information on ways you can participate.

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