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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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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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 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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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.
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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.

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 Trails

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Portland, ME 04101
United States
Phone: 
(207) 775-2411
Mission: 
A nonprofit urban land trust - transforms Greater Portland into a healthier community for people-powered transportation, conservation and recreation by creating and maintaining a network of trails and green spaces that connect people with places.
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Presumpscot Regional Land Trust

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Gorham, ME 04038
United States
Phone: 
(207) 839-4633
Mission: 
Presumpscot Regional Land Trust supports healthy lands, waters, wildlife, and people across the Presumpscot River watershed through conservation, water quality monitoring, education, and public access.
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