Libra Foundation

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The Libra Foundation
Founded 1989
Founder Betty Noyce
Type Charitable trust
Method Donations and Grants
Endowment US$140 million

The Libra Foundation is the second-largest[citation needed] charitable organization in the state of Maine.[1] Major projects include Pineland Farms,[2] the Maine Winter Sports Center,[3] and The MaineHealth Raising Readers program.[4][5] The October Corporation is an affiliated organization with real estate holdings on behalf of the Libra Foundation.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Sutherland, Scott (15 October 2000). "Commercial Property; A Charity Becomes a Real Estate Giant in Maine". The New York Times. p. 11. Retrieved 8 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Libra foundation brings new life to Maine farms". Sun Journal. 26 July 2004. Retrieved 8 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "The Crown of Maine". Retrieved 2013-12-03. 
  4. ^ Wells, Tammy (27 September 2011). "Three crows for reading". Journal Tribune. Retrieved 8 June 2013. 
  5. ^ "York County's Only Daily Newspaper > Archives > News > Three crows for reading". Journal Tribune. 2011-09-27. Retrieved 2013-12-03.