2018-2019 UMaine Cooperative Extension Support for Piscataquis County

2018 Support for Piscataquis County Office. County Support 26%, State Support 74%Without statewide support, UMaine Extension would not be present in your county. Funds for projects are provided through the University of Maine, Federal Formula Funds, grants, contracts, and fees.

Dollars from other sources support salaries and benefits for Extension specialists, county educators, Extension administration, computer equipment, and networking, publications, postage, telephone, and travel.

Piscataquis County



County Support 2019

Local Salaries and Benefits $201,941  $18,602 $20,725
Marketing, Publications, Video, Computer Equipment, and Networking $2,472
Statewide Animal Diagnostic Lab $12,137
Office Equipment & Copier $1,900 $1,900
Local Programming Supplies &  Expenses $1,059 $1,200 $1,200
Postage & Telephone $1,746 $625 $625
Travel $6,202
Office Space $60,015 $60,015
Total $225,557 $80,415 $84,465

Statewide Extension Funding

Statewide Extension Funding: University E&G $7,489,148, MEIF $349,668, State of Maine Diagnostic Lab $400,000, Grants & Contracts $2,276,602, Federal Capacity Funds $2,980,719, Gifts & Fundraising $566,476, County Funds $600,014, Income from Operations $1,222,766, 4-H Camp Operation $1,549.355As a unique partnership among federal, state and county governments, UMaine Extension uses funding from Maine counties and the University to match and leverage support from the United States Department of Agriculture, other federal grantors, state agencies and private foundations. Each county UMaine Extension office is also part of a statewide organization and the national Extension system.

This pie graph illustrates the financial resources for programs offered, supported and managed out of the Piscataquis county office. Each year, Piscataquis county tax dollars support the UMaine extension with physical office space, support staff salaries, office supplies, equipment, and some programming expenses.