Strategies for A Stronger Sanford invites you to support our efforts within our community and also earn a chance for this month’s Gift Certificate!

Earn a chance for this month's Gift Certificate - Strategies For A Stronger Sanford

For the month of March, anyone who donates $5 to Strategies (and in turn the programs it supports) will have 1 chance ($10/2 chances, etc.) at this month’s Gift Certificate donated by Frannie’s Mini Donuts. Value $150. If you are selected, you’ll enjoy a private event for up to 5 people at Frannie’s where you can decorate a couple hundred mini donuts with fun flavors and decorations to enjoy yourself or give as gifts. You can make 10 16-packs of donuts. You’ll be served beverages and hot donuts. You’ll have a blast being the baker for the night! Winner will be notified April 1 by email. Good Luck Everyone!

When you support Strategies you are supporting all of our programs; Stuff the BusRight Brain ClubSanford Police CadetsThe Back Pack Program, and East Side Youth  Initiatives.




Strategies for a Stronger Sanford is building a strong future for the city by engaging the community in effective strategies to support their children, youth and families. The organization nurtures partnerships, provides sustainability to community activities, and helps to create the local conditions necessary to foster a shared vision and promote the healthy development of a thriving city.



Based in Sanford, Maine, Strategies for a Stronger Sanford (SFSS) is a nonprofit organization working to ensure a strong future for the area by supporting children, youth and their families through fostering a shared community vision and promoting the development of a safe, healthy, and thriving community.

SFSS builds critical developmental assets, nurtures key partnerships, develops effective strategies, and engages in programmatic work that focuses on substance abuse prevention.

  • SFSS acts as a repository of data & clearinghouse for information to the community.
  • SFSS advocates for Sanford children & youth needs.
  • SFSS supports local initiatives and provides infrastructural support.
  • SFSS administers projects which support the needs of Sanford children, youth and families.

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Strategies for a Stronger Sanford provides infrastructural support (e.g., administrative assistance, accounting, office space) and other resources to Sanford area initiatives. In this capacity, SFSS also provides a 501(c)3 structure (a non-profit classification) to act as a fiscal sponsor for programming and projects as well as an organizational structure to provide staffing and governance of programming and projects.

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