Here are some of MOFF’s favorite nonprofits and advocacy doing incredible work:
Teens to Trails aims to connect high school students to life-changing outdoor experiences so that all teens have the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, together. Learn more at their website.
Friends of Casco Bay’s mission is to improve and protect the environmental health of Casco Bay through close monitoring, inspiring residents and businesses to take care of our coastal waters, supporting efforts to reduce pollution, and advocating for strong protections for the Bay. Learn more at their website.
The Bicycle Coalition of Maine is working to expand biking in Maine, improve bike and pedestrian safety, pass bike- and ped-friendly laws, and spread a love of being active to children and adults alike. Learn more at their website.
Carrabassett Region NEMBA is a non-profit organization dedicated to the building and maintenance of a sustainable mountain bike trail network in Carrabassett Valley and surrounding areas. Learn more at their website.
The Sunlight Media Collective is an organization of indigenous and non-indigenous media makers and activists, including Wabanaki tribal members, working to document and present stories affecting Wabanaki people and highlighting Wabanaki perspectives, with a particular emphasis on the intersection between environmental issues and tribal rights.
The Maine Film Association’s mission is to advance the art, craft, and business of filmmaking in Maine by connecting film professionals in the state, providing engaging and interesting professional development and networking opportunities, and promoting the film industry in Maine. Learn more on their website.
Outdoor Afro is committed to connecting Black people with nature and changing the face of leadership in the outdoors. Learn more on their website.
Portland Trails is a nonprofit urban land trust that transforms Greater Portland into a healthier and better-connected community through a 70+ mile trail network. Learn more on their website.
Maine Outdoor Brands unites business leaders and entrepreneurs in raising awareness of Maine’s outdoor recreation economy and strengthens Maine’s outdoor product/service companies through knowledge sharing, collaborative marketing and commerce efforts and access to professional resources. Learn more on their website.
Rippleffect’s mission is to promote youth development and leadership through adventure, healthy communities and living sustainably. Learn more on their website.
The Ikkatsu Project (featured in the MOFF film Decision) is committed to exploration, education and advocacy, blending science and adventure while putting a special focus on working to reduce pollution. Learn more on their website.
Friends of Seneca (featured in the MOFF film Approach) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of rock climbing access and the climbing community of Seneca Rocks, WV. Learn more on their website.
Northwest Treaty Tribes (featured in the MOFF film Recolonizing the Elwha) works to support tribes in the exercise of their treaty rights by telling the story of the tribes protecting and restoring natural resources. Learn more on their website.
Northeast Wilderness Trust (Featured in the MOFF film Rewilding the Northeast) is a non-profit land trust founded to fill the vacant niche of wilderness protection in the Northeast by conserving forever-wild landscapes for nature and people. Learn more on their website.
Audubon Alaska (featured in the MOFF film Understory) has a mission to conserve natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats, for the benefit of present and future generations. Learn more at their website.
The Wilderness Society (featured in the MOFF film Understory) is committed to the ideal that wilderness and all public lands can bring people and communities together and that everyone should share equitably in their benefits. Learn more on their website.