STRIVE, which stands for Socialization, Transition, Reflection, Innovation, Vocation and Education, is a non-profit organization based in South Portland that assists tweens, teens, and young adults with intellectual disabilities.

STRIVE began in 1999 to provide recreational and social opportunities, with a focus on creating peer support. Today, the organization has grown to serve over 950 members through ten different social, educational, post-secondary, and employment programs.

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Don’t Get Tricked By These Common Scams


Scammers never seem to be short on creative ways to trick you into giving them your private information, often without you realizing it until it’s too late. These usually come in the form of legitimate malicious links but are a sneaky attempt to get you to unknowingly give them sensitive information such as your passwords,…

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Protect Yourself From Banking Fraud

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Today, fraudsters have access to more consumer information due to recent high-profile data breaches. Because of this, it’s important to stay vigilant and identify red flags when a scammer is trying to steal sensitive information. Even with the best security measures, scammers can trick victims by impersonating trustworthy organizations. For example, scammers contact victims by…

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Enhanced Pay-A-Friend Now Available


We are excited to share that the enhanced Pay-A-Friend eBanking widget is now available. The updated widget has the same functionality as before but with new features and advancements to improve your experience using the tool. Included in the enhanced Pay-A-Friend eBanking widget: Enhanced security Saved payment information Recurring payments Cancellation ability Security Changes:The most notable…

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Indus Fund in the News

The Indus Fund

cPort has partnered with The Indus Fund to grant below-market interest rate micro-finance loans to small business owners in Maine’s immigrant community. With recent media attention from MaineBiz and WMTW Channel 8, more business owners are taking advantage of this unique loan opportunity. The article in MaineBiz is entitled Lending a hand: New Maine microloan…

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Equality Maine

EqualityMaine strives to represent the needs and interests of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in Maine. This includes elders, immigrants, youth, parents, transgender and gender non-conforming, residents of rural townships and cities, and students. Its mission is to secure full equality for Maine’s LGBTQ+ community and envision a day when LGBTQ+ persons and their families have…

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Three Cheers For The Future!

Scholarship Program

Every year cPort staff look forward to reading college aspiration essays from students in the communities we serve. In 2022, we kicked off our 15th year of the cPort Scholarship Program. Hosting our college aspiration workshops in seven elementary schools throughout Portland, Augusta, and Scarborough, we also celebrated our first year at the Boys &…

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Maine Public

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Maine Public is an independently owned and operated 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with office and studio locations in Bangor, Lewiston, and Portland, Maine. Every day Maine Public connects the people of Maine and our region to each other and to the world through the open exchange of information, ideas, and cultural content. It was formed in…

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Greater Portland Immigrant Welcome Center

Greater Portland Immigrant Welcome Center

The Greater Portland Immigrant Welcome Center’s mission is to serve as a hub of collaboration that strengthens the immigrant community through language acquisition, economic integration, and civic engagement. Among the organization’s programs is The Immigrant Business Hub. This program helps immigrants understand, navigate and thrive as an integral part of the Maine business community. The…

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