Maine Philanthropy Center

Building Connections for Maine Grantmakers

Associate Membership

Associate membership is open to nonprofits, consultants, and professional advisors.

Associate Member Benefits

  • Online Directory - You have complete access to our brand new online Directory of Maine Grantmakers, MPC’s members-only online, searchable database.
  • E-Newsletter & Advisories - Members receive MPC’s e-newsletters with three months of upcoming grant deadlines, Maine philanthropy news, and information about upcoming events. 
  • Major Discounts for the Philanthropy Partners Conference - Our popular biennial conference of 400 funders, nonprofits, and consultants is next scheduled for 2020. Associate members receive advance notice of registration and nearly $100 off the price of registration.
  • Discounts - Members receive discounts on MPC programs and conferences and reduced fees for selected publications, including the Directory of Maine Grantmakers.
  • Programs with Funders -Members receive advance notice of a variety of issue-based programs with funders.
  • Skill Builder Workshops - MPC regularly sponsors workshops designed to help associate members develop grantseeking knowledge and skills in partnership with the Maine Association of Nonprofits.
  • Visibility - Nonprofit and Consultant Members can be listed on MPC’s website. Nonprofit Member organizations can be found in the Nonprofit Member Listing, while Professional Advisor and Consultant Members are included in our Consultant Member Listing. We also periodically highlight members on our homepage and in our Funder and Nonprofit E-News.
  • Job Postings - We help advertise members' job opportunities on our website and in our E-News.

Membership Pricing

In 2021, scholarships are available to offset half the cost of membership for organizations expressing need in the wake of COVID-19's unprecedented impact on the sector. 
Please visit our FAQ for more information.

Associate membership costs are different for nonprofits and consultants.  Nonprofit membership levels are determined by annual operating expenses, whereas consultant membership levels are based on number of staff.

2021 Nonprofit Tiers

Nonprofit membership tiers are based on an organization's annual operating expenses.

Tier

Annual Operating Expenses

Membership Investment Amount

1

Up to $99,999

$60

2

$100,000 - $499,999

$120

3

$500,000 - $4,999,999

$275

4

$5,000,000 and over

$350

Click here to fill out an application


2021 Consultant Tiers

Consultant membership tiers are based on total staff. 

Tier

Total Staff

Membership Investment Amount

1

1 - 3 (including sole proprietors)

$110

2

4 - 9

$275
3 10+ $550

Click here to fill out an application