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.

Cultivating Community

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Portland, ME 04104
United States
Phone: 
(207) 761-4769
Mission: 
To Create and sustain greater access to healthy, local foods; to empower people to play many roles in restoring the local, sustainable food system; to model, teach and advocate for ecological food production.

Family Violence Project

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Augusta, ME 04047
United States
Phone: 
(207) 623-8637
Areas of Interest: 
Mission: 
To end domestic abuse in Kennebec and Somerset Counties by increasing victim safety, empowering survivors and advocating for social change.
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Food AND Medicine

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Brewer, ME 04412
United States
Phone: 
(207) 989-5860
Mission: 
Food AND Medicine’s mission is to organize, educate, and empower workers and our communities in the fight for economic and social justice. Food AND Medicine believes that by working together with unions, farmers, community groups, small businesses, and faith-based organizations we will create solutions and positive change.
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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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Hardy Girls Healthy Women

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Waterville, ME 04903-0821
United States
Phone: 
207.387.0553
Mission: 
Hardy Girls puts the power in girls hands to challenge a society that ignores their brilliance. We dare adult allies to join us in standing with girls. Our vision is girls causing a ruckus.
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A House for ME

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Kittery, ME 03904
United States
Phone: 
(207) 451-6769
Mission: 
Our MISSION is to create safe, supported living situations that enable people with disabilities to fully integrate themselves into the local community.
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Maine Children's Alliance

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Augusta, ME 04330
United States
Phone: 
(207) 623-1868
Mission: 
The mission of the Maine Children’s Alliance is to advocate for sound public policies and promote best practices that improve the lives of children, youth, and families in Maine.
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Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Augusta, ME 04330
United States
Phone: 
(207) 430-8334
Mission: 
The Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence (MCEDV) mobilizes collaborative community action with and on behalf of a statewide network of Domestic Violence Resource Centers to ensure that all people affected by domestic abuse and violence in Maine are restored to safety and that perpetrators are held accountable. MCEDV builds partnerships that promote public policy, education, and systems advocacy to create and encourage a social, political, and economic environment that fosters communities where the diversity, dignity, and contributions of all are respected and celebrated, and domestic abuse and violence no longer exist.
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Maine College Circle

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Yarmouth, ME 04096
United States
Phone: 
(207) 846-6770
Mission: 
To raise early aspirations for continued education and a brighter future. We do this by providing 1) early information, 2) early inspiration, 3) early community celebration, and 4) an emphasis on the value of effort. We do this to help build a brighter future for the children and the communities of rural Maine.

Maine Equal Justice Partners

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Augusta, ME
United States
Phone: 
(207) 626-7058
Mission: 
Find solutions to poverty and improve the lives of people with low-income in Maine.
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Maine Women's Lobby Education Fund

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Augusta, ME 04330
United States
Phone: 
(207) 622-0851
Mission: 
To improve the economic, social, and political status of women and girls in Maine through research, public policy, and leadership development.
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Mano en Mano / Hand in Hand

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Portland, ME 04101
United States
Phone: 
(207) 546-3006
Mission: 
To work with immigrants and farmworkers so that they may settle and thrive in Maine
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New Ventures Maine

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Augusta, ME 04330
United States
Phone: 
(207) 621-3437
Mission: 
Helping Maine people succeed in the changing economy and achieve economic security for themselves and their families.

Operation Breaking Stereotypes

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Orono, ME 04473
United States
Phone: 
(207) 576-8000
Mission: 
Operation Breaking Stereotypes facilitates short-term exchanges among middle and high school students in Maine and New York City to address racial, ethnic, gender, and socioeconomic stereotypes.
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Pine Tree Legal Assistance

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Portland, ME 04112
United States
Phone: 
(207) 774-4753
Mission: 
We provide legal help to Maine people with low incomes.
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Preble Street

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Portland, ME 04101
United States
Phone: 
(207) 775-0026
Mission: 
The mission of Preble Street is to provide accessible, barrier-free services to empower people experiencing problems with homelessness, housing, hunger, and poverty; and to advocate for solutions to these problems.

Volunteers of America Northern New England

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Brunswick, ME 04011
United States
Phone: 
(207) 373-1140
Mission: 
Volunteers of America helps the most vulnerable and under-served people achieve their full potential.

Wabanaki Public Health

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Orono, ME 04473
United States
Phone: 
(207) 866-1054

WERU Community Radio

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
East Orland, ME 04431
United States
Phone: 
(207) 469-6600
Mission: 
WERU Community Radio is an independent, noncommercial, educational media organization. WERU engages with the local community to provide diverse music, independent news, public affairs and cultural content that connects, informs, and inspires.
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