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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Coastal Children's Museum

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Rockland, ME 04841
United States
Phone: 
(207) 596-0300
Mission: 
Our mission is to provide children and families the opportunity to explore, discover and learn through play, about the natural world, the arts and sciences, and the diversity of the Maine's mid-coast region.
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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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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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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.
Geographic Focus: 

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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Manomet,Inc.

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Manomet, MA 02345
United States
Phone: 
(508) 224-6521
Mission: 
Applying science and engaging people to sustain our world.

ReTreeUS

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Durham, ME 04222
United States
Phone: 
(207) 319-4937
Mission: 
The mission of ReTreeUS is to promote an environmentally sustainable, socially just food system through education, practical resources, and mentorship. We plant orchards in schools and provide educational programs that empower people to be healthy environmental stewards.
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SeedMoney

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Scarborough, ME 04074
United States
Phone: 
2079560606
Mission: 
SeedMoney helps vulnerable populations access healthy foods and gardens by providing technical and financial assistance to small, community-based food garden projects such as food bank gardens, community gardens, youth gardens and homeless shelter gardens.

Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Portland, ME 04101
United States
Phone: 
(207) 699-2989
Mission: 
The Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative accelerates conservation work in Southern Maine by providing technical and administrative support, and expanding meaningful partnerships.
Geographic Focus: 

Tear Cap Workshops

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Hiram, ME 04041
United States
Phone: 
(207) 625-3396

Unity College

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Unity, ME 04988
United States
Phone: 
(207) 948-9142
Mission: 
Through the framework of sustainability science, Unity College provides a liberal arts education that emphasizes the environment and natural resources. Through experiential and collaborative learning, our graduates emerge as responsible citizens, environmental stewards, and visionary leaders.
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