Our mission is to educate, empower and promote self-sufficiency among Immigrants and refugees while preserving and maintain their cultural identities.
Because MPC members work on every side of an issue - as funders, nonprofits, foundation trustees, and volunteers - MPC is uniquely positioned to make connections among our members and make Maine a better place to live, work, and play. MPC's Member Spotlights are our chance to raise awareness of the philanthropy work happening in Maine, highlight new or interesting initiatives, and celebrate and recognize the people that make up the Maine philanthropy community.
With a focus on those who have often been marginalized, Grassroots Fund empowers individuals, groups and organizations working across a broad range of environmental and social justice issues.
Our mission is to provide community-driven, culturally centered public health and social services to all Wabanaki communities and people while honoring Wabanaki cultural knowledge, cultivating innovation, and fostering collaboration.
Maine Cancer Foundation (MCF) is dedicated to reducing cancer incidence and mortality rates in Maine. 100% of the funds we raise are invested back into our communities to benefit the people of Maine.
The MCOA draws upon wisdom, experience, and data to influence policy, educate stakeholders, and advance initiatives that move us towards our vision. We commit to including the voices, wisdom, and lived experience of diverse older people.
Land in Common removes land from speculative markets and places it into a member-run trust, to be cared for over the long-term by its residents. We are creating a multi-generational land base for sustainable livelihoods that supports communities working for just, cooperative, and resilient futures. Artwork by Heather Flor Cron
Point32Health Foundation works with communities to support, advocate and advance healthier lives for everyone.
The Intercultural Community Center seeks to empower immigrant families in their journey to becoming self-sufficient, productive and resilient citizens.
Preble Street's mission is to provide accessible barrier-free services to empower people experiencing problems with homelessness, housing, hunger, and poverty, and to advocate for solutions to these problems.
Mano en Mano works with farmworkers statewide and immigrants in Downeast Maine to empower them to thrive.