EIN 26-3511908

The Hurricane Island Foundation

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The Hurricane Island center for science and leadership integrates science education, applied research and leadership development through year-round educational programs and a seasonal, environmentally sustainable Island community. The mission of The Hurricane Island Foundation is to create and preserve an open sustainable Island community that supports and enhances The educational opportunities of Maine youth. We integrate science education,applied research and leadership development through Island base programming.
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Program areas at The Hurricane Island Foundation

The organization continues to make improvement and renovations to The existing infrastructure on The Island to support its scientific educational programming and research, which currently has The capacity to support 60 program participants daily, including Hurricane Island Foundation educational and support staff. The organization delivers programming for all ages, including professional development training for educators and administrators, science and leadership programs for middle and high school students and other custom programming for groups and organizations. The organization continues its scientific research and aquaculture on and around Hurricane Island as a part of a field research station, both for research and data collection purposes, as well as to engage and integrate students of all ages in field research.

Who funds The Hurricane Island Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$92,200
Davis Family FoundationFunding To To Design and Build A Field Research Station.$35,000
Maine Community FoundationYouth Development Programs$24,250
...and 20 more grants received totalling $253,966

Personnel at The Hurricane Island Foundation

Alexander KnowlesChairman$0
David ConoverPresident$0
Sam ScottSecretary$0
William HarwoodDirector$0
Phillip R. BurnamanBoard Member

Financials for The Hurricane Island Foundation

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,488,316
Program services$508,912
Investment income and dividends$311
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$47
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$-2,772
Miscellaneous revenues$7,067
Total revenues$2,001,881

Form 990s for The Hurricane Island Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-02-17990View PDF
2018-122020-01-16990View PDF
2017-122018-12-22990View PDF
2016-122017-10-19990View PDF
2015-122016-10-14990View PDF
...and 5 more Form 990s

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Data update history
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $11,446 from Davis Conservation Foundation
November 8, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 24 new personnel
October 3, 2021
Received grants
Identified 10 new grant, including a grant for $35,000 from Davis Family Foundation
August 22, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
April 29, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2018
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsDisease research fundraisersResearch centersCharities
Science and technologyEducationHuman servicesChildren
Conducts researchCommunity engagement / volunteeringAuction fundraisersTax deductible donations
General information
PO Box 1280
Rockland, ME 04841
Knox County, ME
Website URL
(800) 646-5720
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
U50: Biological, Life Science Research
NAICS code, primary
813212: Health and Disease Research Fundraising Organizations
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