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.

Apex Youth Connection

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

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.

Central Maine Youth Makerspace

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
China, ME 04358
United States
Phone: 
2073142295
Mission: 
The mission of Central Maine Youth Makerspace is to improve educational and economic prospects for young people (grades 7-12) in Central Maine by advancing high-quality informal STEAM learning and traditional skill exploration and development opportunities. Please watch the overview of the concept at https://vimeo.com/530588805
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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 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.

Oceanswide

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Newcastle, ME 04553
United States
Phone: 
(207) 620-6037

Portland Public Library

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

Rufus Porter Museum of Art and Ingenuity

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Bridgton, ME 04009
United States
Phone: 
(207) 647-2828
Mission: 
The Rufus Porter Museum of Art and Ingenuity celebrates the life, times, and legacy of a remarkable 19th century New Englander through preservation and promotion of creativity and invention.

Southern Maine Astronomers

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Brunswick, ME 04011
United States
Phone: 
2077514651
Mission: 
Southern Maine Astronomers, SMA, is a non-profit, 501 (c) (3) organization, dedicated to public outreach and education in the science of astronomy. SMA is also a community of interested professional and amateur astronomers, exchanging ideas and information at meetings, through googleGroups.com and the Night Sky Network. As a member of the International Dark Sky Association, SMA is actively involved in fighting light pollution and preserving our dark Maine skies. Club members of SMA provide advanced astronomical equipment and mentorship to members, students and the general public interested in astronomy. We also plan for star parties where naked eye, binocular and telescopic viewing take place with the support of trained volunteers. SMA’s monthly meetings feature occasional lectures by experts in astronomy, "what's up" this month, discussions among members and member presentations. SMA has partnered with "Cornerstones of Science" and the Library Telescope Program, recently changed to the STAR Program; Sharing Telescopes And Resources. We modify telescopes, provide assistance, Hands-on training and mentoring for the staff at participating Libraries. SMA meets at 7PM, the first Thursday of the month, unless otherwise noted, at the Southworth Planetarium, USM Campus, Falmouth Street, Portland, ME. However, due to COVID 19, all meetings are via Zoom until further notice.
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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.
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Tear Cap Workshops

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