Community Inspired • Partner Driven

Together We Work to Improve Health & Well Being

Healthy Peninsula's primary purpose is to improve the health and well being of the residents of the Blue Hill Peninsula, Deer Isle, and Stonington by mobilizing, supporting, and collaborating with community partners. Serving the interests of all, from the tiniest newborns to our aging seniors, our work is based in challenges and needs defined by the communities themselves, and our three major initiatives implement proven strategies individualized to each community through programs, services, and networks informed by local voices.

GuideStar and the IRS

In a recent conversation with the IRS, we were told that due to a "programming issue," we are not showing up as a 501(c)(3) non-profit on the GuideStar website. The IRS reported that the problem will be fixed "within two months." Meanwhile, they will be sending us a letter of affirmation to prove our status. Please let us know if you would like a copy of the letter. Thanks for your understanding!

Early Childhood Mini-Grants Available!

Thanks to a generous grant from the Virginia Wellington Cabot Foundation, Healthy Peninsula currently has a limited amount of grant funding available to support local organizations or initiatives that work with or support young families and children from birth to five years. Projects should be planned, designed, or carried out in collaboration with, or with …