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.

30 Mile River Watershed Association

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Mount Vernon, ME 04352
United States
Phone: 
(207) 860-4043
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Mission: 
To preserve, improve, and protect the land and water quality in the 30 Mile River watershed Goals: Prevent the introduction of invasive species through early interception, detection and public education Detect and prevent pollution from point and nonpoint sources Encourage responsible and environmentally friendly enjoyment of our lakes and ponds by promoting safe boating practices
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Allagash Wilderness Waterway Foundation

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Bangor, ME 04402
United States
Phone: 
(207) 974.9265
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Mission: 
The Allagash Wilderness Waterway Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation created to enhance the wilderness character of the Allagash Wilderness Waterway, protect its environment, preserve its historic and cultural values and foster knowledge and understanding of the Waterway.
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Appalachian Mountain Club

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Boston, MA 02129
United States
Phone: 
617-523-0636
Mission: 
Founded in 1876, the Appalachian Mountain Club promotes the protection, enjoyment, and understanding of the mountains, forests, waters, and trails of America’s Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. We believe these resources have intrinsic worth and also provide recreational opportunities, spiritual renewal, and ecological and economic health for the region. Because successful conservation depends on active engagement with the outdoors, we encourage people to experience, learn about, and appreciate the natural world.
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Arundel Conservation Trust

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Kennebunkport, ME 04046
United States
Phone: 
12079852751
Mission: 
ACT is dedicated to creating a stronger, more vibrant community that honors our heritage through the conservation of our unique natural, recreational, and scenic resources for the enjoyment of all.
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Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
E Boothbay, ME 04544
United States
Phone: 
(207) 315-2567 ext. 112
Mission: 
Our mission is to investigate the microbial drivers of global ocean processes through basic and applied research, education, and enterprise. What we are learning will be essential to the conservation and responsible use of the ocean and the many valuable services it provides.

Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Brunswick, ME 04011
United States
Phone: 
(207) 729-7694
Mission: 
To preserve, protect and steward the cherished landscapes and rich natural resources of our communities, to provide access for recreation, and to support local agriculture and other traditional land uses, now and for generations to come.
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Cape Elizabeth Land Trust

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Cape Elizabeth, ME 04017
United States
Phone: 
(207) 767-6054
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Mission: 
The Cape Elizabeth Land Trust permanently conserves and provides stewardship for lands cherished by our community - from shore lands to marshes, from farmlands to woodlands - for the education, use and enjoyment of this and future generations. Geographic Area Serviced: town of Cape Elizabeth
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Cathance River Education Alliance

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Topsham, ME 04086
United States
Phone: 
(207) 331-3202
Mission: 
To foster wise use of the Cathance River Nature Preserve; to deepen ecological awareness through nature-based learning among students, educators, and the public; and to promote environmental stewardship.
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Center for an Ecology-Based Economy

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Norway, ME 04268
United States
Phone: 
(207) 539-9042
Mission: 
To engage community members in developing practical, ecological solutions in the areas of food, energy, transport, and shelter in response to climate change.
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Chewonki Foundation

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Wiscasset, ME 04578
United States
Phone: 
(207) 882-7323 x127
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Coastal Mountains Land Trust

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Camden, ME 04843
United States
Phone: 
(207) 236-7091
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Mission: 
To permanently conserve land for the benefit of the natural and human communities of western Penobscot Bay.
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Cottontail Cottage Farm Sanctuary

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Cherryfield, ME 04622
United States
Phone: 
207-598-1565
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Mission: 
Cottontail Cottage Farm Sanctuary (CCFS,) is located on the coast of Maine, on a beautiful 50-acre historic farm. Our mission is to provide compassion, respect, dignity and love to rescued farm animals who have suffered severe neglect and abuse and give them a place to call home. CCFS is a vegan-operated 501(c)3, nonprofit organization, committed to the healing, rehabilitation, and security of every animal in our care. Guided farm tours provide a platform for education where lecture series and hands-on learning events are taught in an effort to encourage mindful-living for the good of the animals and the planet.
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Covenant Community Land Trust

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Orland, ME 04472
United States
Phone: 
(207) 619-2246
Mission: 
Build cooperative community through affordable housing and conservation.
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Downeast Salmon Federation

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Columbia Falls, ME
United States
Phone: 
(207) 483-4336
Mission: 
Our Mission is to conserve wild Atlantic salmon and other sea-run fish and their habitats, restore a viable sports salmon fishery, and protect other important river, scenic, recreational, and ecological resources in eastern Maine.
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The Ecology School

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Saco, ME 04072
United States
Phone: 
(207) 283-9951
Mission: 
Foster stewardship for the earth by teaching the science of ecology and the practice of sustainability
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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.

Friends of Messalonskee Watershed

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Oakland, ME 04963
United States
Phone: 
207-618-8723
Mission: 
FOM is a grassroots, environmental non-profit dedicated to the protection of the Messalonskee Watershed
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Great Works Regional Land Trust

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
South Berwick, ME 03908
United States
Phone: 
(207) 646-3604
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Mission: 
reat Works Regional Land Trust provides conservation options for landowners in the six southern Maine towns of Eliot, South Berwick, Berwick, North Berwick, Wells and Ogunquit. A member supported, nonprofit organization, Great Works’ mission is to conserve the value of our area’s natural, historic, agricultural, forestry, scenic and recreational resources. Great Works pursues this mission by holding property and conservation easements where these values are present and by promoting the need and importance of conservation through education and other related activities.
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Harpswell Heritage Land Trust

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Harpswell, ME 04079
United States
Phone: 
2077211121
Areas of Interest: 
Mission: 
To preserve and protect Harpswell’s natural resources, cultural heritage, and access to the outdoors through targeted conservation, responsible stewardship and education.
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