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.

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.

Bridgton Community Center

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Bridgton, ME 04009
United States
Phone: 
(207) 647-3116

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.
Geographic Focus: 

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.
Geographic Focus: 

Catholic Charities Maine

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Portland, ME 04104
United States
Phone: 
(207) 781-8550
Mission: 
Catholic Charities empowers and strengthen individuals and families of all faiths by providing innovative community-based social services throughout Maine.
Geographic Focus: 

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.
Geographic Focus: 

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.
Geographic Focus: 

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
Geographic Focus: 

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.

Heart of Biddeford

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Biddeford, ME 04005
United States
Phone: 
(207) 284-8520
Mission: 
Downtown revitalization using the Main Street approach.
Geographic Focus: 

Island Housing Trust

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Mount Desert, ME 04660
United States
Phone: 
12072448011
Mission: 
IHT's mission is to preserve year-round community on Mount Desert Island by creating year-round housing opportunities affordable to the Island's working families and individuals.
Geographic Focus: 

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...

Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Stonington, ME 04681
United States
Phone: 
(207) 367-2708
Mission: 
Secure a sustainable future for fisheries and fishing communities in Eastern Maine and beyond.
Geographic Focus: 

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.
Geographic Focus: 

Maine Coast Fishermen's Association

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Brunswick, ME 04011
United States
Phone: 
(207) 619-1755
Areas of Interest: 
Mission: 
The Maine Coast Fisherman's Association is an industry-based non-profit that identifies and fosters ways to restore the fisheries of the Gulf of Maine and sustain Maine's fishing communities for future generations.
Geographic Focus: 

Maine College Circle

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Cumberland, ME 04021
United States
Phone: 
(207) 318-5400
Mission: 
To inform and inspire early aspirations . . . to empower the youth of rural Maine . . . to build a brighter future for themselves . . . and for their communities.

Maine Family Resource Center

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Danforth, ME 04424
United States
Phone: 
2074482383
Mission: 
The mission of the Maine Family Resource Center is to support the development and growth of healthy families and communities in Northern Maine with a focus on supporting all students in meeting academic standards, graduating high school, and preparing them for responsible citizenship, further learning and productive employment.
Geographic Focus: 

Lake Stewards of Maine

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Auburn, ME 04240
United States
Phone: 
(207) 783-7733
Mission: 
The Mission of the Maine Volunteer Lake Monitoring Program is to support stewardship of Maine lakes through widespread citizen participation in the gathering and dissemination of credible scientific information pertaining to lake health. The VLMP trains, certifies and provides technical support to hundreds of volunteers who monitor a wide range of indicators of water quality, assess watershed health and function, and screen lakes for invasive aquatic plants and animals. In addition to being the primary source of lake data in the State of Maine, VLMP volunteers benefit their local lakes by playing key stewardship and leadership roles in their communities.
Geographic Focus: 

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.

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