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.

1932 Criterion Theatre

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
United States
Phone: 
(207) 288-0829
Mission: 
Keeping the 1932 Criterion Theatre alive through the arts and cinema, and keeping the arts alive in Downeast Maine through the 1932 Criterion Theatre.
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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.

Cobscook Community Learning Center

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Trescott, ME 04652
United States
Phone: 
(207) 733-2233
Areas of Interest: 
Mission: 
Create responsive educational opportunities that strengthen personal, community, and global well-being.
Geographic Focus: 

Community Compass

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Castine, ME 04421
United States
Phone: 
(207) 326-4372
Areas of Interest: 
Mission: 
Community Compass is a collaboration of community members, Neighborhood Navigators, and partner organizations working collectively to break the cycle of poverty by engaging the financially struggling, reducing barriers to prosperity, and building opportunity for all citizens of Blue Hill, Brooklin, Brooksville, Castine, Deer Isle, Orland, Penobscot, Sedgwick, Stonington, and Surry.
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Community Caring Collaborative

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
East Machias, ME 04630
United States
Phone: 
(207) 214-7792
Mission: 
The mission of the CC is to nurture and sustain collaboration that expands resources and results in greater hope, health and well being for Washington County people.
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Covenant Community Land Trust

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Orland, ME 04472
United States
Phone: 
(207) 619-2246
Mission: 
Build cooperative community through affordable housing and conservation.
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: 

Downeast Salmon Federation

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Columbia Falls, ME
United States
Phone: 
(207) 483-4336
Mission: 
Our Mission is to conserve wild Atlantic salmon and other sea-run fish and their habitats, restore a viable sports salmon fishery, and protect other important river, scenic, recreational, and ecological resources in eastern Maine.
Geographic Focus: 

Edible Island - Culinary and Ecological Center

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Deer Isle, ME 04627
United States
Phone: 
(207) 367-5888
Mission: 
Education and training which will lead to expanded job opportunities for youth in the fields of culinary and hospitality arts, with an emphasis on sustainability and increased public awareness of the island's resources, culinary potential and ecological diversity.
Geographic Focus: 

Food AND Medicine

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Brewer, ME 04412
United States
Phone: 
(207) 989-5860
Mission: 
Food AND Medicine’s mission is to organize, educate, and empower workers and our communities in the fight for economic and social justice. Food AND Medicine believes that by working together with unions, farmers, community groups, small businesses, and faith-based organizations we will create solutions and positive change.
Geographic Focus: 

Frenchman Bay Conservancy

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Hancock, ME 04640
United States
Phone: 
(207) 422-2328
Mission: 
Conserve the distinctive ecosystems and landscapes for the benefit of all, from the Frenchman Bay and Union River watersheds east to the Hancock County line.
Geographic Focus: 

Gateway Milbridge

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Decatur, GA 30033
United States
Phone: 
(404) 580-4630
Mission: 
To assist with a downtown revitalization effort for Milbridge through a variety of community focused projects including an emphasis on reopening the Milbridge Theatre as a full service Theatre and Community Arts Center.
Geographic Focus: 

Healthy Acadia

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Ellsworth, ME 04605
United States
Phone: 
(207) 667-7171
Areas of Interest: 
Mission: 
Building vibrant communities in Hancock and Washington Counties
Geographic Focus: 

Island Connections

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
United States
Phone: 
(207) 288-4457
Areas of Interest: 
Mission: 
Island Connections provides free transportation and other services to seniors and people with disabilities from Mount Desert Island and the surrounding islands to enhance their independence and quality of life by utilizing our core group of dedicated volunteers.
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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.
Geographic Focus: 

Island Housing Trust

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Mount Desert, ME 04660
United States
Phone: 
(207) 244-8011
Mission: 
IHT's mission is to preserve year-round community on Mount Desert Island by creating year-round housing opportunities affordable to the Island's working families and individuals.
Geographic Focus: 

Island Institute

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Rockland, ME 04841
United States
Phone: 
(207) 594-9209
Other Business Information: 
The Island Institute works to sustain Maine's island and remote coastal communities, and exchange ideas and experiences to further the sustainability of communities here and elsewhere...

Lubec Community Outreach Center

Funder Category: 
Nonprofit
Address: 
Lubec, ME 04652
United States
Phone: 
(207) 733-6113
Mission: 
LCOC’s mission is to remove barriers to improve the lives of people in our community.
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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