The Maria Mitchell Association is grateful for the support we receive from private individuals, members of the community, local businesses, and other Nantucket non-profits. Working together, we bring together our resources to benefit research, science, education, and the Nantucket community.


The Maria Mitchell Association is grateful to the many individual donors and volunteers who have made our work possible. Our supporters hail from Nantucket, New England, the United States, and around the globe. Their gifts provide the means to continue our scientific research, education, and historic preservation. The MMA is a private non-profit organization and relies on donations of time, talent, and treasure from generous private citizens. Please join us in thanking our members, donors, and volunteers. Learn how you can become a supporter of the Maria Mitchell Association.

Business Partners

The Maria Mitchell Association’s Business Partners have demonstrated their commitment to the local Nantucket community and their dedication to our cause. These businesses have donated gifts of cash, professional services, or in-kind contributions to benefit the MMA’s research and outreach programs. We would like to thank them for their generosity.

The following are our 2013-14 Business Partners — please join them!

Osprey Class Sponsor – $2,500: Maury People Sotheby’s International Realty, Nantucket Island Resorts, Nantucket Shellfish Association, Novation Media, Visco Pumping.

Oyster Catcher Class – $1,000: Congdon & Coleman Real Estate, The Haul Over, Nantucket Hotel and Resort

Goldfinch Class Sponsor – $500:

Cardinal Class Sponsor – $250: Glidden’s Seafood, Johnson’s Cashmere, Mahon About Town, UPS Store, Vis-a-Vis

If you are a business owner who would like to support the MMA by becoming a business partner, please contact us.

Non-Profit Collaborators

The Maria Mitchell Association is proud to partner with other non-profits to offer the best in programs for both year-round Nantucket residents and visitors and to conduct research vital to understanding and preserving Nantucket’s natural areas and unique history.

Artists Association of Nantucket
Children’s House Nantucket
Egan Maritime Foundation
Linda Loring Nature Foundation
Nantucket Atheneum
Nantucket Boys and Girls Club
National Collaborative of Women’s History Sites
Nantucket Community Sailing
Nantucket Conservation Foundation
Nantucket Historical Association
Nantucket Land Bank
Nantucket Land Council
Nantucket Preservation Trust
Nantucket Public Schools
Nantucket Shipwreck and Lifesaving Museum
Nantucket UMass Field Station
Preservation Institute: Nantucket
Prospect Hill Cemetery
Roger Williams Park Zoo
The Trustees of Reservations 

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