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.

Blue Hill Heritage Trust

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Blue Hill, ME 04614
United States
Phone: 
(207) 374-5118
Mission: 
To conserve in perpetuity land and water resources that support the long-term health and well-being of the natural and human communities on the Blue Hill Penisula.
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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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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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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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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.

Gedakina, Inc

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Bangor, ME 04402
United States
Phone: 
(413) 549-1320
Mission: 
Native American leadership development for youth and women; indigenous & sustainable food systems; cultural continuance; social and environmental justice & equity.
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Heart of Biddeford

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

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Deer Isle, ME 04627
United States
Phone: 
(207) 348-2455
Mission: 
Island Heritage Trust contributes to the well-being of the island community by conserving its distinctive landscapes and natural resources, maintaining public access to valued trails, shorelines and islands, and by providing educational programming for all ages.
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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...

Land For Southport's Future

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Southport Island, ME 04576
United States
Mission: 
Land for Southport’s Future (LFSF) is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit established to create a sustainable fund to buy and preserve land and resources on Southport Island for use by the entire community and to give the people an ongoing voice in the future of this island. Our immediate goal is to purchase the former home and adjacent land of cartographer and artist Ruth Lepper Gardner, as a center for community engagement and a space to host educational opportunities, and to assure a forever access to the nearby shoreline.
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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.
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Mechanics' Hall

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Portland, ME 04101
United States
Phone: 
(207) 773-8396
Mission: 
Founded by the Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, Mechanics' Hall is a historic venue committed to supporting the intellectual and creative growth of our members and community through programs and events rooted in the humanities and mechanical arts. We are stewards of a landmark building that houses a grand ballroom, classroom space, and the 8th oldest membership library in the country. From this space, we offer educational programs, literary events, live music and performance, and lectures. We collaborate with organizations and individuals who share a passion for literature, performing arts, thoughtful discussion, and creative impact.

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 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: 
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 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.
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