EIN 01-0339295

Maine Humanities Counci (MHC)

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The Maine Humanities Council, a statewide non-profit organization, uses the humanities-- literature, history, philosophy, and culture -- as a tool for positive change in Maine communities.
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Maine Humanities Council
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Program areas at MHC

The harriet p. henry center for the book - the center for the book is Maine's affiliate of the library of congress center for the book, and serves as the Maine Humanities Council's programming arm. The Council's programs are divided between the following two groups:book group programs: multi-ssession facilitated reading and discussion programs presented in partnership with public libraries, adult education departments, veteran serving organizations, workplaces, and other partner organizations throughout the state.non-book group programs: speaker programs, poetry readings, and other humanities-based community discussion programming using books, poetry, history, and big ideas to create opportunity for meaningful connection and positive change in communities throughout the state.
Community history, regrants, and technical assistance - this represents the Council's grant program, its partnerships with other cultural agencies, and services provided directly to the cultural community in Maine.

Grants made by MHC

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Wilton Free Public LibrarySupport Operations$7,500
Portland Media CenterSupport Operations$7,500
Porter Memorial Library AssociationSupport Operations$7,500
...and 36 more grants made totalling $286,050

Who funds Maine Humanities Counci (MHC)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Helen and George Ladd Charitable Corporation #0720995General Fund$7,500
The Onion FoundationPoetry Express$7,000

Personnel at MHC

Samaa AbdurraqibExecutive Director$63,984
Diane MagrasDirector of Development
Karen MyrickOffice Manager
Nicole RancourtProgram Manager
Hayden AndersonPast Executive Director$106,729
...and 8 more key personnel

Financials for MHC

RevenuesFYE 10/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,585,753
Program services$8,416
Investment income and dividends$52,665
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$39,959
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$1,686,793

Form 990s for MHC

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-102023-03-20990View PDF
2021-102022-04-01990View PDF
2020-102021-09-10990View PDF
2019-102020-09-03990View PDF
2018-102019-11-07990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s
Data update history
December 25, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $7,000 from The Onion Foundation
August 19, 2023
Received grants
Identified 6 new grant, including a grant for $11,000 from Sam L Cohen Foundation
June 18, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
June 15, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
June 13, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
Nonprofit Types
Social advocacy organizationsArts, culture, and humanities nonprofitsCharities
EducationArts, cultural, and humanities
LobbyingState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportTax deductible donations
General information
674 Brighton Ave
Portland, ME 04102
Metro area
Portland-South Portland, ME
Cumberland County, ME
Website URL
(207) 773-5051
Facebook page
Twitter profile
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
A26: Arts Council/Agency
NAICS code, primary
813312: Environment, Conservation, and Wildlife Organizations
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