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.
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.

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...

MapleStone

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Acton, ME 04001
United States
Phone: 
207-477-2829
Mission: 
To assist students who require an alternative learning environment by using a personalized approach to experiential education.
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New Beginnings

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Lewiston, ME 04240
United States
Phone: 
(207) 795-4077
Mission: 
MISSION: New Beginnings partners with youth to create lasting change so all youth have a safe place to live and opportunities to grow. VISION: Our vision is a world in which all youth are safe and valued in their communities. WHAT WE DO: New Beginnings works with teens, young adults, their families, and other providers to ensure that vulnerable youth in Maine have access to the safe housing, supportive services, and connections to caring relationships that they need to become healthy and stable adults. We strive to provide the youth we serve with opportunities for the SAFETY, CONNECTION, and GROWTH that all young people need to thrive. Whether a young person is facing a night on the streets for the very first time or has been surviving on their own for years, New Beginnings can help.

New Ventures Maine

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Augusta, ME 04330
United States
Phone: 
207-621-3431
Mission: 
Helping Maine people succeed in the changing economy and achieve economic security for themselves and their families.

The Opportunity Alliance

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
South Portland, ME 04106
United States
Phone: 
(207) 523-5030
Mission: 
The Opportunity Alliance works with people to build better lives and stronger communities. We provide advocacy, leadership and support to identify the goals and address the needs of individuals, families and communities.

Portland Conservatory of Music

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

ProsperityME

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
United States
Phone: 
(207) 797-7890
Mission: 
CFL empowers, through education and counseling, members of refugee and immigrant communities to invest in themselves to build financial stability, careers, businesses and wealth.
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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.

Sexual Assault Response Services of Southern Maine

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Portland, ME 04104
United States
Phone: 
(207) 828-1035
Mission: 
To help victims/survivors of sexual violence through advocacy and support, and to provide prevention education programming to students and the community.
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Southern Maine Astronomers

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Brunswick, ME 04011
United States
Phone: 
2077514651
Mission: 
Southern Maine Astronomers, SMA, is a non-profit, 501 (c) (3) organization, dedicated to public outreach and education in the science of astronomy. SMA is also a community of interested professional and amateur astronomers, exchanging ideas and information at meetings, through googleGroups.com and the Night Sky Network. As a member of the International Dark Sky Association, SMA is actively involved in fighting light pollution and preserving our dark Maine skies. Club members of SMA provide advanced astronomical equipment and mentorship to members, students and the general public interested in astronomy. We also plan for star parties where naked eye, binocular and telescopic viewing take place with the support of trained volunteers. SMA’s monthly meetings feature occasional lectures by experts in astronomy, "what's up" this month, discussions among members and member presentations. SMA has partnered with "Cornerstones of Science" and the Library Telescope Program, recently changed to the STAR Program; Sharing Telescopes And Resources. We modify telescopes, provide assistance, Hands-on training and mentoring for the staff at participating Libraries. SMA meets at 7PM, the first Thursday of the month, unless otherwise noted, at the Southworth Planetarium, USM Campus, Falmouth Street, Portland, ME. However, due to COVID 19, all meetings are via Zoom until further notice.
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Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Portland, ME 04101
United States
Phone: 
(207) 699-2989
Mission: 
The Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative accelerates conservation work in Southern Maine by providing technical and administrative support, and expanding meaningful partnerships.
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The Sustainability Lab/Fork Food Lab

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Yarmouth, ME 04096
United States
Phone: 
2078311438
Mission: 
Fork Food Lab is a non-profit food business incubator and shared commercial kitchen focused on growing the local food economy. We support the growth of sustainable Maine-based food businesses by providing entrepreneurs with workspace, equipment, resources, and access to locally sourced ingredients.
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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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White Pine Programs

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
York, ME 03909
United States
Phone: 
(207) 361-1911
Mission: 
White Pine Programs forges deep nature connections that restore peace and build personal resilience.
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Sea Change Yoga

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Cumberland, ME 04021
United States
Phone: 
(207) 415-1155