Maine Philanthropy Center

Building Connections for Maine Grantmakers

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.

Albiston Foundation

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Carrabassett Valley, ME 04947
United States
Phone: 
(207) 576-6621
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Mission: 
Adaptive Gateway to the Outdoors
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Appalachian Mountain Club

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Boston, MA 02129
United States
Phone: 
617-523-0636
Mission: 
Founded in 1876, the Appalachian Mountain Club promotes the protection, enjoyment, and understanding of the mountains, forests, waters, and trails of America’s Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. We believe these resources have intrinsic worth and also provide recreational opportunities, spiritual renewal, and ecological and economic health for the region. Because successful conservation depends on active engagement with the outdoors, we encourage people to experience, learn about, and appreciate the natural world.
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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 Bach

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Blue Hill, ME 04614
United States
Phone: 
(207) 590-2677
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Mission: 
The mission of Blue Hill Bach is to present historically informed performances, recordings, and educational programs that explore vocal and instrumental music of the Baroque, as well as repertoire that demonstrates the place of Baroque music within the continuum of music history.
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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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St. Lawrence Arts

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Portland, ME 04101
United States
Phone: 
(207) 347-7177
Mission: 
Arts & Culture, Neighborhood & Community, Historic Preservation

Friendship House

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
South Portland, ME 04106
United States
Phone: 
(207) 767-7403
Mission: 
To provide safe, sober housing to homeless men seeking recovery from alcoholism/drug addiction. To provide assistance in building a community support system, finding stable employment, as well as long term housing solutions.
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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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The Liberation Institute

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Brunswick, ME 04011
United States
Phone: 
(207) 755-1035
Mission: 
The Liberation Institute is dedicated to providing educational, wellness, and recovery services to under-served populations throughout the Northeastern United States and beyond. Our charitable mission is to offer a broad array of classes and trainings to the incarcerated, recently released, and greater public. Utilizing a socially beneficial and responsible non-profit model we strive to better serve marginalized populations. Towards that end we use four complimentary modalities in the treatment of addiction. We also offer three courses and two trainings for credit. Please contact us for further information on how The Liberation Institute can help you or a loved one.
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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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The Maine Project for Fine Art Conservation

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
United States
Phone: 
(207) 871-1678
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Mission: 
The Maine Project for Fine Art Conservation-Project MEAC is the only non-profit Fine Art Conservation lab/studio in Maine and is located in Portland. Project MEAC is committed to conserve and preserve art from historical societies, families, individuals and museums. We are also dedicated to the conservation and preservation of civic art that are present in our libraries, schools, city halls throughout Maine. We at Project MEAC believe that these artworks belong to a complex historical patchwork. Conserving and preserving them will help define our cultural heritage for future generations.
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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.

Medical Care Development, Inc.

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Augusta, ME 04330
United States
Phone: 
(207) 622-7566
Mission: 
Improve health and well-being of people both nationally and internationally

Portland Museum of Art

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Portland, ME 04101
United States
Phone: 
(207) 775-6148
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Mission: 
The Portland Museum of Art strives to engage audiences in a dialogue about the relevance of art and culture to our everyday lives and is committed to the stewardship and growth of the collection.

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.

Volunteers of America Northern New England

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Brunswick, ME 04011
United States
Phone: 
(207) 373-1140
Mission: 
Volunteers of America helps the most vulnerable and under-served people achieve their full potential.

White Pine Programs

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
York, ME 03909
United States
Phone: 
(207) 361-1911
Mission: 
White Pine Programs forges deep nature connections that restore peace and build personal resilience.
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