Maine Philanthropy Center

Building Connections for Maine Grantmakers
  • 2016 Philanthropy Partners Conference:
    Engaging the Many Voices of Maine

    Keynote Speakers

    We are thrilled to announce that Akaya Windwood of the Rockwood Leadership Institute and Vu Le of the blog Nonprofit With Balls will be our keynote speakers at the 2016 Philanthropy Partners Conference on May 10th!

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    Akaya Windwood and Vu Le


  • Now Available: The Directory of Maine Grantmakers, 10th Edition

    The premiere guide to Maine's philanthropy community. The Directory contains up-to-date information on more than 400 grantmaking foundations working in Maine. Nearly 3/4 of the foundations listed do not have websites.

    Learn more or purchase a copy of the Directory.

    Directory cover


  • Join MPC!

    All members receive regular e-newsletters on current trends and news on philanthropy in Maine and nationally, discounts and notice of events, and access to the Directory of Maine Grantmakers.

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  • Who is funding what and where in Maine?

    Access to accurate, up-to-date grantmaking data is critical to understanding the funding landscape and ensuring that your giving is as effective as it can be.

    That's why MPC is encouraging funders to get on the map and share their grantmaking data!

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 4:00pm
Finding Meaning in Your Giving – Risk, Reputation, and Your Role in the Community

How do you see your role as a philanthropist in your community? In what ways does it affect your personal reputation? We will talk about how to take control of the way in which you ‘show up’ in your community, using philanthropy as a tool that respects and advances the work that is important to you.

Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 2:00pm
Registration Fee: 
Grant Research Tutorial

Learn how to use two powerful tools for learning about foundations: MPC's online Directory of Maine Grantmakers with enhanced search features and The Foundation Directory Online, a resource from the Foundation Center that gives you instant access to data on foundations, corporate donors, and grantmaking public charities.