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V O L . X X I V N O. X X I G I V I N G G U I D E 2 0 1 8 – 2 0 1 9 20 BOARD OFFICERS Tony Cipollone Board Vice Chair President & CEO, John T. Gorman Foundation Michael Carey Board Treasurer Associate, Brann & Isaacson Jonathan Culley Board Secretary Principal, Redfern Properties BOARD MEMBERS Peter Bass Owner, Random Orbit Janice de Lima Vice President, Community Investment Officer, Norway Savings Bank Andrea Dodge Patstone COO, Western Maine Health Rebecca Greenfield Partner, Pierce Atwood Chomba Kaluba Lead Playmaker, Delivery and Program Operations, Life is Good Kids Foundation Lori Parham State Director, AARP Maine Nathan Poore Town Manager, Town of Falmouth Pastor Ruben Ruganza Founder and President, FAMA Ministries Jeffrey Shaw President, Clark Insurance Kimberly Twitchell Maine Regional President, NBT Bank Established: 1972 Employees: 209 Annual revenue: $42.6 million CONTACT 307 Cumberland Ave., Portland, ME 04101 (207) 553-7777 AvestaHousing AvestaHousing @AvestaHousing AWARDS/ACCOLADES 2018: Best Places to Work in Maine; Best Property Manager in Portland – Portland Phoenix; President and CEO Dana Toman – Maine Business Hall of Fame – Junior Achievement; 2017: President and CEO Dana Totman – Stephen B. Mooers Lifetime Achievement Award - MaineHousing; 2016: Best Property Manager in Portland – Portland Phoenix, STRIVE U Community Partnership Award and Best Elder Care Facility (Inn at Village Square) – American Journal. MISSION STATEMENT Avesta Housing improves lives and strengthens communities by promoting and providing quality affordable homes for people in need. SERVICE LOCATION(S) Southern Maine and New Hampshire Avesta Housing 2019 GOALS Avesta Housing believes that everyone deserves a place to call home. Our goals for 2019 include: f Goal 1: Provide infrastructure and services that allow Maine seniors to age in place gracefully f Goal 2: Increase and improve afford- able housing options for low-income individuals and families f Goal 3: Create financial stability for homeowners through education and counseling services f Goal 4: Advocate for safe, affordable, quality homes for people in need WHO WE ARE We are a nonprofit organization driven by our mission to improve lives and strengthen communities by promoting and providing quality affordable homes for people in need. We care deeply about people – those who urgently need safe, affordable housing and those living in the homes we develop and manage. We have four Core Values that influence the work we do: f Humanity: We care about people f Stewardship: We manage our resources responsibly, efficiently and sustainably f Relationships: We seek meaningful interaction and effective collaboration f Quality: We pursue excellence in all our work In January 2017, Avesta Housing formed a partnership with Seventy-Five State Street, a senior and assisted-living nonprofit organization that was founded in 1854. is partnership strengthens the services and advocacy work we do for seniors. WHAT WE DO Our staff members are passionate about affordable housing and the positive impact it has on lives and communities. ey focus on five strategic areas: f Advocacy: We share knowledge, identify challenges and promote solutions for safe and affordable housing. Data show that more individuals and families than ever are struggling to afford safe, decent housing. We are devoted to addressing local, regional and national affordable housing needs through strategic collaborations and in conjunction with our advocacy partner, the Maine Affordable Housing Coalition. f Housing Development: Avesta draws upon years of reciprocal relationships with the financial industry, funders, community leaders, building professionals and housing advocates in order to develop, acquire and preserve hundreds of affordable units each year. f Property Management: Avesta Housing manages over 80 properties and 2,200 affordable and market-rate units throughout Southern Maine and New Hampshire. ese properties vary greatly in size, age and type, but our philosophy managing them is consistent. We care about the people living in our communities, and we care about the condition and performance of our buildings. Our success derives from our strong desire to help our residents and optimize the spaces in which they live. f Senior & Assisted Living: Supporting seniors is an important piece of Avesta's mission. As Maine's population ages, the scope of Avesta Housing's commitment to affordable housing has grown to include those for whom a private residence may no longer be an option. We have two assisted-living communities – Inn at Village Square in Gorham and Seventy-Five State Street in Portland. e Inn and Seventy-Five State Street offer personalized, affordable and supportive living options for seniors. f Homeownership: The Avesta NeighborWorks ™ HomeOwnership Center's core purpose is to revitalize neighborhoods through enriched financial literacy, improved personal financial management and increased homeownership. We believe that homeownership, education and financial stability support strong, thriving communities and a healthy quality of life for residents. e HOC pro- vides home buyer education, teaches consumers how to invest wisely on affordable and appropriate mortgage products, provides financial capability counseling and offers foreclosure mitigation counseling. Private fees for service . . . . . . . . . 53.4% Federal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37.3% State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7.5% Grants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.8% TOP FUNDING SOURCES Dana Totman President & CEO Gail McBride Board Chair

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