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.

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.
Geographic Focus: 

Community Bicycle Center

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Biddeford, ME 04005
United States
Phone: 
(207) 282-9700
Mission: 
Provide youth enrichment opportunities for personal growth through bicycling-related activities.
Geographic Focus: 

19th Century Curran Villages at Orrington & Newfield

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Orrington, ME 04474
United States
Phone: 
(207) 205-4849
Mission: 
Hands-on history with connections to science, technology, engineering and mathematics
Geographic Focus: 

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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George Stevens Academy

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Blue Hill, ME 04614
United States
Phone: 
(207) 374-2808
Mission: 
George Stevens Academy is an independent high school on the coast of Maine. The academy is a caring educational community committed to meeting the needs of each local and boarding student with a challenging, comprehensive academic and experiential program that fosters the pursuit of knowledge, inspires creativity, develops self-reliance, and prepares graduates for a purposeful life in a changing world. (Adopted by the Board of Trustees in June 2013 and amended in October 2017)

Good Will-Hinckley

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Hinckley, ME 04944
United States
Phone: 
(207) 238-4000
Mission: 
The purpose of this organization shall be to provide a home for the reception and support of needy boys and girls who are in need of a home and a helping hand, to maintain and operate a school for them and to attend to the physical, industrial, moral and spiritual development of those who shall be placed in its care; its spirit to be evangelical without being sectarian.
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Maine 4-H Foundation

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Orono, ME 04469
United States
Phone: 
(207) 615-7300
Mission: 
The Pine Tree 4-H Foundation (DBA Maine 4-H Foundation) was established in 1961 to help support University of Maine's Cooperative Extenstion 4-H educational programs. We achieve this by promoting, fostering, and encouraging programs in youth education development and leadership. This function is carried out through the University of Maine Cooperative Extension for more than 25,000 Maine youth. The work of the Foundation would not be possible without its many volunteers, donors, and sponsors.
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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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Maine Charitable Mechanic Association

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Portland, ME 04101
United States
Phone: 
(207) 232-8134
Mission: 
The Maine Charitable Mechanic Association strives to inspire and enrich the community by promoting ingenuity, creativity, innovation and the diffusion of useful knowledge.

Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Augusta, ME 04330
United States
Phone: 
(207) 626-3230
Mission: 
To enhance science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education for the purpose of raising student aspirations and achievement, so that all students will connect with and become proficient in these content areas.
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Maine's First Ship

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Bath, ME 04530
United States
Phone: 
(207) 443-4242
Mission: 
Maine's First Ship will build and operate a 51'6" reconstruction of the pinnance "Virginia" to promote an understanding and appreciation of Maine's shipbuilding heritage and general history of this area and its people. We will offer a range of educational programs, centered on historic ship design, construction, operation and maintenance skills designed to promote interest and participation in our local history and community. We will engage students of all ages in the "hands on history" reconstruction and operation of "Virginia" on the river and coast of Maine.

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.

Portland Public Library

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Portland, ME 04101
United States
Phone: 
(207) 347-1870

Rufus Porter Museum

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Bridgton, ME 04009
United States
Phone: 
(207) 647-2828
Mission: 
The Rufus Porter Museum celebrates the life and times of a remarkably creative American genius.

Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Winter Harbor, ME 04693
United States
Phone: 
(207) 288-1360
Mission: 
To advance ecosystem science and learning for all ages through our unique partnerships with Acadia National Park.
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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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