PMC Nonprofit Members
Nonprofit organizations that become members of PMC receive certain video production benefits (click here to see a list of those benefits). Each nonprofit member who uses those benefits has a page on this website with all the most recent videos that we've produced for them. The list below is our current nonprofit members. View their logo and description, then click on the button to their page of videos or to visit their website.
Avesta Housing improves lives and strengthens communities by promoting and providing quality affordable homes for people in need.
Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine
Located in the Arts District of downtown Portland, the Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine features a wide variety of interactive exhibits and activities for children and families!
City of Portland
Portland is Maine's business, financial and retail capital and the largest city in the state. Seascapes and cityscapes blend harmoniously in Portland, perched on a peninsula, jutting out into island-studded Casco Bay. The metropolitan hub of Maine's south coast region, Portland is a progressive, lively city incorporating the character of yesteryear into a modern urban environment. Historic architecture blends gracefully with the new as you stroll along her working waterfront or the cobblestone streets of the restored Old Port section of the city. With a metro population of 230,000, the Greater Portland area is home to almost one quarter of Maine's total population. The population of the city is 64,000.
Website: : http://portlandmaine.gov
Formerly Community Financial Literacy
ProsperityME (formerly Community Financial Literacy [CLF]) offers financial literacy courses and one-on-one financial counseling for individuals and families. Our services are open to all refugees, immigrants, asylees, and low-income individuals in Greater Portland and Lewiston/Auburn, Maine.
Collective Commitments is a social enterprise club intent on finding public service projects that benefit Mainers and are ones where our talents can make a difference. Over the past 3 years we chose a different project each year where we thought we could add value.
cport credit union
Employees Credit Union of Maine. What started as an organization run out of our first manager’s desk drawer grew to occupy the post office building at 125 Forest Avenue in Portland. Our headquarters moved to 555 Forest Avenue in 1986, and ten years later moved to our current location at 50 Riverside Industrial Parkway. cPort has four branches located in Portland, Augusta, and Scarborough.
The County of Cumberland was incorporated in 1760, named after William, Duke of Cumberland, son of King George II. The county is comprised of three cities: Portland, South Portland, and Westbrook and twenty-five towns: Baldwin, Bridgton, Brunswick, Cape Elizabeth, Casco, Chebeague Island, Cumberland, Falmouth, Freeport, Frye Island, Gorham, Gray, Harpswell, Harrison, Long Island, Naples, New Gloucester, North Yarmouth, Pownal, Raymond, Scarborough, Sebago, Standish, Windham, and Yarmouth. The city of Portland is the county seat. The area of the County is 853 square miles. The population as of December 2000 is 265,612.
Decompression chamber music
An informal classical chamber music series designed to appeal to all, from beginners to enthusiasts. Each lively one-hour concert includes insightful discussion, demonstration, and performance of great chamber music masterpieces.
first baptist church
The purpose of First Baptist Church is to lead people into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ. First Baptist Church is a congregation of nearly 800 people coming together to grow in Christ. We offer several worship service options, numerous Small Group home meetings, service opportunities, children's programs, student ministries, college ministries, missions programs, programs for seniors and a young adult ministry program.
friends of congress square
The Friends of Congress Square Park is a volunteer run organization. Our dedicated volunteers – neighbors just like you – make it all possible. There are lots of ways for you to get involved in activating this important community gathering place – such as putting out tables & chairs, greeting at events, placemaking data collection, or social media marketing.
friends of fort gorges
Our mission is to restore Fort Gorges to make it safe and keep it accessible to future generations. We believe in its historical significance, as well as its educational and cultural potential.
Friends of the Eastern Promenade
Friends of the Eastern Promenade is a nonprofit community organization committed to preserving the park’s historic public landscape, protecting the environmental integrity and enhancing recreational use.
Greater Portland Landmarks
Greater Portland Landmarks preserves and revitalizes the architectural fabric, history, and character of greater Portland – renewing our neighborhoods, spurring economic development and keeping Portland one of the most liveable cities in America.
Holy martyrs parish
We hope you feel welcome as you enter and explore our parish web site Feel free to come back and visit often as we continue to build and add to the site. Of course, know that you are always welcome to visit and worship with us in person too.
Hour Exchange Portland
Hour Exchange Portland is a service exchange based on Time, the currency of equality that empowers individuals to utilize their assets and enhance their lives, neighborhood and community.
immigrant legal advocacy project
The Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project helps low-income immigrants improve their legal status and works for more just and humane laws and policies affecting immigrants
Independence Association, Inc., was founded by area families in 1967 to provide educational programming for children with mental retardation prior to mandated public education for all children. This nonprofit organization now comprises 25 programs, including 15 residences, day habilitation and in-home supports, case management, an array of employment supports and class offerings, as well as the unique and nationally-renowned Spindleworks arts program and gallery.
The Iris Network recognizes the diverse aspirations and abilities of people who are visually impaired or blind. Our services are based on respect for each individual’s right to self-direction through informed choices. We believe that the education and integration of all individuals will result in a stronger society.
LearningWorks is a dynamic community-based organization. We started in 1967 as a grassroots neighborhood advocacy movement to protect the working people of the west end and never stopped moving forward with the community. Today LearningWorks is a social service agency that serves people all over Androscoggin, York, and Cumberland counties. We serve young children, at-risk youth, and low-income families.
Kids First Center
Separation and divorce. As painful as it is for parents, it's the kids who may pay the highest price - the hurt can last a lifetime. But it doesn't have to be that way and that's where the Kids First Center comes in. Providing practical information and support, our programs include: Classes and groups for parents to learn how to put the needs of their children first while dealing with the legal and financial pressures of divorce and separation. Support groups for children and adolescents, so that they have a place to talk about their feelings and learn how to cope with the many changes taking place. Workshops and conferences for professionals: attorneys, mental health professionals and court officials - to share insights into the impact of separation and divorce on children.
Maine Charitable Mechanic Association
The Maine Charitable Mechanic Association was founded in 1815 as a craftsman’s guild to teach and promote excellence among Portland’s various mechanical and artistic trades. Today, the Association has about 300 members who have the use of the historic library on Congress Street and may attend events including readings by local and national authors and travel lectures presented by producers of films from around the world
Maine College of Art
At MECA, we believe in the transformational power of an arts education to serve as the foundation for a lifelong pursuit of personal and professional goals. Our educational philosophy is built on the premise that there is a growing demand for creative problem solvers. In combination with our rigorous interdisciplinary curriculum, immersive studio practice, and wealth of professional development opportunities, we are committed to delivering an educational experience that embodies Artistic Excellence, Creative Entrepreneurship and Civic Engagement
maine voices for palestinian Rights
Maine Voices for Palestinian Rights is engaged in educational outreach in a wide variety of ways to help Maine’s citizens and Congressional delegation to understand the causes of the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians and ways to move toward both peace and justice. We organize periodic vigils, provide speakers, show films, meet with Maine’s Congressional members, and contact local media in our efforts to move beyond conflict to a just peace.
Maine War Tax Resisters
For more than 30 years, Larry Dansinger and Karen Marysdaughter coordinated Maine’s War Tax Resistance Resource Center from Monroe, Maine. War Tax Resistance is a strategy of withholding federal tax dollars in order to thwart funding the military-industrial complex and to protest killing people around the world in US wars and those armed with US weapons. The center moved last fall to Portland, ME. It provides support for the following activities in Maine: -An annual state gathering -Promotion of tax day events throughout the state -Assists Mainers who would like to attend the annual New England WTR gathering -Provides WTR counseling and workshops The center has just launched a Youth and Militarism project as well
Mercy Hospital carries out the healing work of Christ by providing clinically excellent, compassionate health care for all, with special concern for the poor and disadvantaged.
oceanside conservation trust
The mission of Oceanside Conservation Trust is to facilitate the conservation of wild or undeveloped open space, scenic areas, and historic landmarks in the Casco Bay region and to foster low-impact and respectful access to these resources, as well as to enhance the cultural, economic, and civic well-being of residents and visitors.
peace action maine
Peace Action Maine is a voice of education and a center for all people committed to disarmament and creative responses to conflict. Principles:
•We strive to involve community members in our decision-making processes and the day-to-day work of the organization.
•We work to promote the skills and abilities of all concerned people to more effectively work on our issues and other issues of concern to them.
•We seek to be a source of information and inspiration for all who would stand for peace.
We are a professional company and acclaimed school dedicated to arts and education. Our power is grace, our grace is our power. Portland Ballet stretches the boundaries of dance in Maine. Creating vivid new works by resident choreographers alongside beloved classics and holiday favorites, the company sets the bar for dance in northern New England.
portland playback theatre
Portland Playback Theatre joins the art of improvisation with real-life stories spontaneously shared by members of the audience. Using movement, dialogue and music, our actors seek to honor the countless moments and events that shape our lives.
portland public library
The library mission is to serve the Greater Portland Community by providing a diverse collection of books and other resources, with access to information resources worldwide. The library's services support the educational, informational, and recreational interests of all community members.
PortLAnd Water District
The Portland Water District is a quasi-municipality providing water, wastewater, and environmental services to 11 Greater Portland communities. Our 190 employees are dedicated to providing quality services to a population greater than 190,000.
Portland Trails is a non-profit urban land trust dedicated to building a network of multi-use trails in the Greater Portland (ME) area.
Our mission is to raise the self-esteem of all Africans through a better understanding of their honorable heritage and reduce inter-racial conflict by sharing this understanding and demonstrating respect for the heritage of others. We offer academic and spiritual support to youth of any race or religion to develop cooperative strength and create a global forum.
Sierra Club Maine
Founded in 1892, the Sierra Club is the
oldest and largest environmental advocacy organization in North America. Our mission is to explore, enjoy and protect the planet. The Maine Chapter, celebrating our 25th year in 2018, is a volunteer-run grassroots organization, working with volunteers like you to: protect Maine’s wilderness heritage, fight global warming & promote smart growth, safeguard Maine’s clean water and coastline, promote clean air and energy efficiency, hold public officials accountable and support pro-environment candidates for public office.
Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative
The Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative assists York and Cumberland County conservation organizations to acquire, manage and steward land in their communities by providing professional support services and networking opportunities. It functions as a co-operative service center, with member organizations pooling funds to purchase the types of staff help for which there is common need. The goal of the Conservation Collaborative is to increase the effectiveness of the conservation organizations and to strengthen the regional network between these organizations in York and Cumberland County.
T E M P O A R T energizes Portland’s public spaces through temporary art installations—engaging residents and visitors, enriching its creative community and enhancing Portland’s reputation as a world-class city.
W E P R O V I D E opportunities for artists to experiment with new mediums, highlight current issues and engage a wide public audience.
W E P A R T N E R with other non-profit educational and cultural institutions, using each project to inspire innovative learning opportunities for all ages.
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MAINE
The institution now known as the University of Southern Maine (USM) has been many things to many people since first opening its doors to the public in late December of 1878. Today, the University of Southern Maine, northern New England's outstanding public, regional, comprehensive university, is dedicated to providing its 9,700 students with a high-quality, accessible, affordable education. Through its 115 undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs, USM faculty members educate future leaders in the liberal arts and sciences, engineering and technology, health and social services, education, business, law, and public service. As a public, regional, comprehensive university, our mission places us at the heart of this region's future. USM students will be the artists, business people, engineers, health care workers, public servants, teachers and others whose talents will fuel our economy—and shape tomorrow's world.
WMPG’s purpose is to provide a high quality, community-oriented broadcast service to the people of Southern Maine by: providing a full-time schedule of music and culture, news and information; promoting awareness and discussion of local issues and activities; promoting awareness and discussion of global issues and culture; presenting artistic, cultural, and political perspectives which are underrepresented in mainstream media; promoting acceptance, understanding, and cooperation between people and cultures; fostering new and experimental uses of radio as a medium for creative expression; approaching radio as a dynamic medium for community dialogue, introspection, and expression.