In the face of increasing development pressures, small seafaring businesses are losing access to fishing grounds and infrastructure they depend upon.
We team up with local partners to bring contractors to islands and complete home energy assessments and basic air sealing and insulation work.
Offered free to applicants from Maine's island communities, ISLE is a one-year intensive training program designed to provide training in leadership, advocacy, and entrepreneurship.
Signs of faith are sprinkled throughout the daily fabric of life on Swan's Island, from a hill called Noah's Ballast, to the names of lobster boats in the harbor.
STORMS was a pilot project helping island and coastal teachers to develop methods and curriculum about weather, storms, and climate.
Chebeague Recreation Center Fellow Caitlin Gerber discusses the importance of her fellowship and the strength of the island community.
Over 21 years, nearly 725 awards and more than $850,000 have helped year-round island students attend 150 colleges.