cPort in The Community

A core value at cPort Credit Union is Community, it’s ingrained in what makes us who we are. We are passionate about helping our local communities in and around Portland, Scarborough, and Augusta,, and that translates within our hiring process as we look to find people that have that same desire to help. We try to enrich the communities in which we work and live and ask each employee to participate in at least one outside community activity each year.

Junior Achievement and BGCKV

cPort Partnered with Junior Achievement to bring “JA More Than Money” to BGCKV. In July, cPort Credit Union partnered with Junior Achievement of Maine (JA) to bring the “JA More Than Money” financial education course to the 4th and 5th graders at the Boys & Girls Club of Kennebec Valley (BGCKV). Michelle Lemieux, cPort’s Augusta…

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Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project

Pioneers in immigrant advocacy, the Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project (ILAP) is a non-profit organization committed to promoting the safety, security, and well-being of immigrants in Maine. Through a team of dedicated lawyers and advocates, they provide critical legal assistance, representation, education, and advocacy to immigrants and their families. What is the Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project’s…

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The Telling Room

We were thrilled to continue our partnership with The Telling Room for their highly anticipated annual event, Show & Tell 2023. This yearly event brings talented performers and storytellers to the stage in Portland. This year’s event was hosted by Mo Awale, DJed by Mosart212, and featured storytelling by Weike Wang, Lynn Steger Strong, and…

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Augusta Food Bank

Established in 1981, the Augusta Food Bank provides food to meet the needs of individuals and families in their community. Through on-site food pickup, home deliveries, KidsPak programs, and food share programs, community volunteers work tirelessly to serve residents best. Augusta Food Bank KidsPak Program In June, cPort’s Augusta branch and the City of Augusta…

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Institute for Family-Owned Business

The Institute for Family-Owned Business (IFOB) recently held a unique event to support immigrant family businesses. The “How To’s: Immigrant Family Business Panel” was a recorded in person panel discussion designed to equip immigrant business owners with the tools and resources to help them succeed. IFOB is a non-profit organization that has been supporting family-owned…

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Maine

Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Maine (BGCSM) is a non-profit organization that provides after-school programs, summer camps, and other activities for children and young adults. Each year, the clubs serve nearly 2,000 members within their six clubhouse locations. They help children and families in the Greater Portland, Lewiston/Auburn, and Biddeford communities. Each clubhouse provides…

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Read Across America

cPort Credit Union celebrated Read Across America Week with a special visit to Talbot Community School in Portland. President & CEO Gene Ardito and Executive Vice President & CFO Kelsey Marquis shared their love for literacy with students as part of the National Education Association’s celebration honoring authors from all backgrounds. Read Across America is an annual…

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American Heart Association

American Heart Association (AHA) Maine works alongside community members to educate about heart health, promote healthy choices, and support survivors. AHA Maine is a portion of the larger organization, American Heart Association. For nearly 100 years, the organization has had a significant impact in the research for cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. On February 3, 2023,…

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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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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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In 2022, cPort contributed to the following local organizations and events:

Donation Policy

Our Maine credit union is also committed to meaningful community involvement through our support of charitable organizations and schools. Donations are granted based upon our annual budget and alignment with our core values of promoting education, health and wellness, and ending hunger.

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Due to the volume of requests we receive, we unfortunately can't honor every request. We value recommendations from cPort Credit Union members, employees, and our Board of Directors.