Maine Philanthropy Center

Building Connections for Maine Grantmakers

Member Listing: Nonprofits

Use this searchable listing to find nonprofit members of MPC. Click on the names below to view the organization’s issue areas, mission, and geographic area.

Biddeford Cultural and Heritage Center

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Biddeford, ME 04005
United States
Phone: 
207-283-3993
Mission: 
To celebrate, preserve, share and teach the culture, diversity, heritage and history of the City of Biddeford and its people and surrounding areas.
Geographic Focus: 

Bonney Memorial Library

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Cornish, ME 04020
United States
Phone: 
207-625-8083
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Bridgton Historical Society

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Bridgton, ME 04009
United States
Phone: 
(207) 647-3699
Areas of Interest: 
Mission: 
Preserve and interpret the history of the Bridgton Community.

Central Maine Youth Makerspace

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
China, ME 04358
United States
Phone: 
2073142295
Mission: 
The mission of Central Maine Youth Makerspace is to improve educational and economic prospects for young people (grades 7-12) in Central Maine by advancing high-quality informal STEAM learning and traditional skill exploration and development opportunities.
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Classical Uprising

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Brunswick, ME 04011
United States
Phone: 
(207) 725-4258
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Mission: 
The Oratorio Chorale is an independent organization of singers, which promotes the choral arts in mid-coast Maine. Its members seek personal musical growth and the joy of making music together. Under professional direction, they are committed to presenting public performances of the highest quality though diligent preparation and the best available musical resources.
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The Crowbait Club

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Portland, ME 04101
United States
Phone: 
(207) 650-1276
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Mission: 
The Crowbait Club is a Maine non-profit Corporation and 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, The purpose of The Crowbait Club is to inspire, nurture, educate, and empower artists and audiences, thereby enriching and celebrating the Maine arts community and the culture of the community at-large. The Crowbait Club is a performance and production company with a commitment to developing original theater artists and craftspeople and to provide a no barrier, very low cost gateway into the performing arts for those interested in trying it. We serve the community at large.

Engine

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Biddeford, ME 04005
United States
Phone: 
(207) 494-7125
Areas of Interest: 
Mission: 
To connect and inspire our community through art, design, and education.
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Ferry Beach Park Assocation

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Saco, ME 04072
United States
Phone: 
(207) 282-4489
Mission: 
Ferry Beach is a retreat and conference center on the beach in Saco, Maine, providing opportunities for individuals, families and organizations to awaken the human spirit.

Frances Perkins Center

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Newcastle, ME 04553
United States
Phone: 
(207) 563-3374
Mission: 
The Frances Perkins Center honors the legacy of Frances Perkins by sharing her commitment to the principle that government should provide all its people with the best possible life, and by preserving the place that shaped her character. The Center convenes leaders and future leaders in public policy, labor and related fields to generate creative solutions to today’s social and economic problems and teaches students of all ages about a remarkable woman whose work continues to improve the lives of ordinary Americans.
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Gateway Milbridge

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Milbridge, ME 04658
United States
Phone: 
(404) 580-4630
Mission: 
To assist with a downtown revitalization effort for Milbridge through a variety of community focused projects including an emphasis on reopening the Milbridge Theatre as a full service Theatre and Community Arts Center.
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Haystack Mountain School of Crafts

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Deer Isle, ME 04627
United States
Phone: 
(207) 348-2306
Mission: 
Research and studio program in the arts.
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Heart of Biddeford

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Biddeford, ME 04005
United States
Phone: 
(207) 284-8520
Mission: 
Downtown revitalization using the Main Street approach.
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Johnson Hall, Inc.

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Gardiner, ME 04345
United States
Phone: 
(207) 582-7144
Mission: 
To promote, create and inspire artistic excellence through the presentation of world-class entertainment and professional performing arts education and to drive cultural and economic growth for our community.
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Kennebec Historical Society

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Augusta, ME 04332
United States
Phone: 
(207) 622-7718
Mission: 
The purpose of the Kennebec Historical Society shall be to promote the study of the history of Kennebec County, the formation of collections of appropriate materials, and the dissemination of knowledge concerning this history.

Mechanics' Hall

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Portland, ME 04101
United States
Phone: 
(207) 773-8396
Mission: 
Founded by the Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, Mechanics' Hall is a historic venue committed to supporting the intellectual and creative growth of our members and community through programs and events rooted in the humanities and mechanical arts. We are stewards of a landmark building that houses a grand ballroom, classroom space, and the 8th oldest membership library in the country. From this space, we offer educational programs, literary events, live music and performance, and lectures. We collaborate with organizations and individuals who share a passion for literature, performing arts, thoughtful discussion, and creative impact.

The Maine Project for Fine Art Conservation

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
United States
Phone: 
(207) 871-1678
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Mission: 
The Maine Project for Fine Art Conservation-Project MEAC is the only non-profit Fine Art Conservation lab/studio in Maine and is located in Portland. Project MEAC is committed to conserve and preserve art from historical societies, families, individuals and museums. We are also dedicated to the conservation and preservation of civic art that are present in our libraries, schools, city halls throughout Maine. We at Project MEAC believe that these artworks belong to a complex historical patchwork. Conserving and preserving them will help define our cultural heritage for future generations.
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Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Portland, ME 04101
United States
Phone: 
(207) 228-8263
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Maine's First Ship

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Bath, ME 04530
United States
Phone: 
(207) 443-4242
Mission: 
Maine's First Ship will build and operate a 51'6" reconstruction of the pinnance "Virginia" to promote an understanding and appreciation of Maine's shipbuilding heritage and general history of this area and its people. We will offer a range of educational programs, centered on historic ship design, construction, operation and maintenance skills designed to promote interest and participation in our local history and community. We will engage students of all ages in the "hands on history" reconstruction and operation of "Virginia" on the river and coast of Maine.

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