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.

ALS Association - Northern New England Chapter

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Concord, NH 03301
United States
Phone: 
6032190522
Mission: 
To discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest.

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.

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: 

Curran Homestead Village at Fields Pond & 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: 

Downeast Institute

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Beals, ME 04611
United States
Phone: 
(207) 497-5769
Mission: 
To improve the quality of life for the people of downeast and coastal Maine through applied marine research, technology transfer, and public marine resource education.
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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Lakes Environmental Association

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Bridgton, ME 04009
United States
Phone: 
(207) 647-8580
Mission: 
To preserve and, when necessary, restore the high water quality and the traditional character of Maine's lakes, watersheds, and related natural resources. The long-term survival of Maine's lakes is critical to present and future generations.
Geographic Focus: 

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.
Geographic Focus: 

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 Girls' Academy

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Portland, ME 04103
United States
Phone: 
(207) 797-3802

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.
Geographic Focus: 

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.

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.
Geographic Focus: 

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.
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