The mission of the Mitchell Institute is to increase the likelihood that young people from every community in Maine will aspire to, pursue, and achieve a college education.
Your Giving Directly Affects Maine Students
For over 25 years, the Mitchell Institute has helped Maine students achieve a college degree. By awarding the Mitchell Scholarship to a graduating senior from every Maine community and providing them with a broad array of programming and opportunities, we invest more than $1.4 million in Maine’s future every year. Click to learn how you can make a difference in the lives of more than 150 college-bound students a year, grow tomorrow’s leaders, and strengthen Maine’s workforce.
See the Gala 2023 Picture Story
Gala 2023 guests will likely tell you that the annual celebration of Mitchell Scholars and the Mitchell Institute’s mission to unlock the potential of Maine’s young people was as brilliant and fizzy as ever. And if they say it somehow felt even more lively this year, that’s because we celebrated a very special 90th birthday with the Institute’s founder, Senator George J. Mitchell. Click here to see the Gala 2023 picture story.