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.

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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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.

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.

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 Public Library

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Portland, ME 04101
United States
Phone: 
(207) 347-1870

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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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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