Together we make a difference

Every day we partner with dedicated people who care about the coast of Maine and believe that a sustainable future for our communities and the environment is crucial. Join us and be part of a collective effort to tackle the most urgent challenges facing Maine’s islands and coast!

There are many ways to get involved and stay connected with our work. We invite you to explore the sections below and discover the opportunities that mean the most to you.

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Stay Informed

Stay connected to our work and the stories from Maine's island and coastal communities. Sign up to receive our email newsletters, program updates, and event announcements, plus explore all of our publications.


Attend an Event

Interested in joining us at an event? We offer a variety of webinars, workshops, and film screenings for anyone who cares about our coastal communities. Take a look at our current calendar to see what’s coming up!


Policy and Advocacy

Learn more about the policy issues affecting Maine's coast and islands, how we're working to raise awareness and influence support, and what you can do to help.

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Support an Artist

Archipelago, Island Institute's store and gallery, supports Maine artists and makers whose work reflects the beauty and endurance of Maine’s islands and coast.

Ways to Give

Island Institute is a membership-based organization working to sustain Maine’s island and coastal communities. We are supported by a network of members around the world who share our commitment to the future of these unique places. Learn how you can join us!