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    January 8, 2015
    Maine Development Foundation’s Grants to Green program provides environmentally focused knowledge to nonprofits

    ROCKLAND, ME—The Island Institute today announced that it has received a grant of $90,285 from the Grants to Green Maine program for energy efficiency upgrades to its headquarters in Rockland.


  • December 11, 2014
    Collaborative of outer island school is an example of benefits of connectivity for students

    Senator Angus King (D-ME) and FCC commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel wrote an op-ed in Roll Call on December 10th, 2014 advocating for a new, modernized version of the E-Rate program

    Education & Leadership

  • October 30, 2014
    Award-winning small business owner and veteran of U.S. Foreign Service joins Rockland non-profit

    ROCKLAND, ME—The Island Institute today announced that it has hired small business owner Briana Warner as its first economic development director.

    Economic Development

  • October 23, 2014
    Event Will Bring Together Experts & Residents from Year-round Island Communities in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire & Rhode Island to Discuss Community-based Energy Projects

    PORTLAND, ME—The Island Institute will host the Fifth Annual Island Energy Conference  on November 7th in Portland, Maine.


  • August 14, 2014
    Two coastal Maine institutions join forces to import global sustainability solutions here

    BAR HARBOR, ME—Island Institute and College of the Atlantic — two coastal Maine institutions with a history of finding sustainability solutions — will launch a new partnership at a special event at the College of the Atlantic on Thursday, August 14 at 6 p.m.