Maine Philanthropy Center

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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.
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Blue Hill Bach

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Blue Hill, ME 04614
United States
Phone: 
(207) 590-2677
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Mission: 
The mission of Blue Hill Bach is to present historically informed performances, recordings, and educational programs that explore vocal and instrumental music of the Baroque, as well as repertoire that demonstrates the place of Baroque music within the continuum of music history.
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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
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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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Freedom Community Historical Society

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Freedom, ME 04941
United States
Phone: 
(207) 382-6155
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Mission: 
Maintain history of Freedom, and restore Keene Hall.
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St. Lawrence Arts

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Portland, ME 04101
United States
Phone: 
(207) 347-7177
Mission: 
Arts & Culture, Neighborhood & Community, Historic Preservation

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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Gedakina, Inc

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Bangor, ME 04402
United States
Phone: 
(413) 549-1320
Mission: 
Native American leadership development for youth and women; indigenous & sustainable food systems; cultural continuance; social and environmental justice & equity.
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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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Island Institute

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Rockland, ME 04841
United States
Phone: 
(207) 594-9209
Other Business Information: 
The Island Institute works to sustain Maine's island and remote coastal communities, and exchange ideas and experiences to further the sustainability of communities here and elsewhere...

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.

Land For Southport's Future

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Southport Island, ME 04576
United States
Mission: 
Land for Southport’s Future (LFSF) is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit established to create a sustainable fund to buy and preserve land and resources on Southport Island for use by the entire community and to give the people an ongoing voice in the future of this island. Our immediate goal is to purchase the former home and adjacent land of cartographer and artist Ruth Lepper Gardner, as a center for community engagement and a space to host educational opportunities, and to assure a forever access to the nearby shoreline.
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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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