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.
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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. Please watch the overview of the concept at https://vimeo.com/530588805
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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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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.

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'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.

New England Arab American Organization

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Westbrook, ME 04092
United States
Phone: 
207-347-0249
Mission: 
NEAAO mission is to help ease the integration of Arab Immigrants into the American society and Bridge the gap between the cultures
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Norlands Living History Museum, Farm & Archive

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Livermore, ME 04253
United States
Phone: 
(207) 897-4366
Mission: 
Norlands Living History Museum, Farm & Archive is located in Livermore, Maine. Our mission is to preserve the heritage and traditions of 19th century rural Maine life, using living history methods to make the values, activities, and issues of the past relevant to present and future generations and to celebrate the achievements of Livermore's Washburn family.
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Portland Conservatory of Music

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Portland, ME 04103
United States
Phone: 
(207) 775-3356

Portland Ovations

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Portland, ME 04101
United States
Phone: 
(207) 773-3150
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Mission: 
Portland Ovations contributes to the cultural, social, and economic well-being of our community by presenting an array of high quality performing artists from around the world and creating diverse educational experiences that bring the enjoyment, energy and enrichment of the arts for all.
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River Tree Arts

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Kennebunk, ME 04043
United States
Phone: 
(207) 967-9120
Mission: 
River Tree Arts’ mission is to offer the joy and benefits of music, theater, dance, and visual arts to all children, teens, and adults in the greater Kennebunk region, regardless of age, income, or prior experience. We believe the arts are crucial to building a vibrant and connected community, and therefore, we foster opportunities for people to come together to create, learn, and celebrate. Throughout the year, we offer a full schedule of classes, workshops, and private instruction; host an inspiring selection of gallery exhibits; and present a range of diverse performances and special events.
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Rufus Porter Museum of Art and Ingenuity

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Bridgton, ME 04009
United States
Phone: 
(207) 647-2828
Mission: 
The Rufus Porter Museum of Art and Ingenuity celebrates the life, times, and legacy of a remarkable 19th century New Englander through preservation and promotion of creativity and invention.

Sebago Long Lake Music Festival

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Harrison, ME 04040
United States
Phone: 
(207) 647-2111
Mission: 
The Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival has brought the joys of chamber music to western Maine for over forty years. Every summer, SLLMF presents a much anticipated chamber music series at the Deertrees Theatre in Harrison. Outreach events include youth concerts, community programs, and series concerts, repeated around the state. Performers of the highest caliber come from around the country and abroad.

Tear Cap Workshops

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Hiram, ME 04041
United States
Phone: 
(207) 625-3396

The Telling Room

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Portland, ME
United States
Phone: 
(207) 774-6064
Mission: 
The Telling Room is a nonprofit in Portland, Maine dedicated to the idea that children and young adults are natural storytellers. Focused on young writers ages 6 to 18, we seek to build confidence, strengthen literacy skills, and provide real audiences for our students. We believe that the power of creative expression can change our communities and prepare our youth for success.
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United Society of Shakers

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
New Gloucester, ME 04260
United States
Phone: 
(207) 926-4597
Areas of Interest: 
Mission: 
Maintain and operate a museum and library open to the public and dedicated to the preservation and study of the history and artifacts of the Sabbathday Lake shaker community in New Gloucester.
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