Ways to Give

As a non-profit 501c3 organization, Engine relies on the generosity of supporters like you. Your gift today will have a direct impact on connecting and inspiring our community through art, design, and education.

Engine’s Tax ID/EIN number is 27-2463118. You can view our GuideStar profile here.



Click here to give online securely. Tax acknowledgments are sent for all donations over $250 and upon request for check donations below $250.

By Mail

Please make checks payable to Engine, Inc. and send them to:

Engine, Inc.
PO Box 1681
Biddeford, ME 04005

Tax acknowledgments are sent for all donations over $250 and upon request for check donations below $250.


Please contact us if you are interested in making a cash donation to Engine.

Become a Member

Become an “Engineer” and join a community of people who are helping to impact social change by creating cultural vitality in southern Maine. You’ll be subscribed to our member newsletter, send invitations to special events, and share the warmth of knowing you sustain creativity and learning for all. Our membership program is a special way to get connected with our community while making it possible for us to help everyone bring their ideas to life. As a member of Engine, you’ll unlock opportunities to engage with like-minded individuals who appreciate the empowerment of creativity and innovation. Join today!

Partner with us

Engine empowers artists, engineers and everyone in between to build their knowledge and skills, expand their imagination and their networks, and make anything they can dream. Learn more about opportunities to partner with us here.

Matching Gifts

Matching gifts are a great way to increase your giving! Talk to your employer and see if they will match your donation to Engine. Engine is proud to be registered with Benevity, one of the most respected purpose-driven giving platforms; view our profile.

Looking for another way to give through your company or organization? Let us know! 

Make a Gift in Honor of Someone Special

Engine will gladly help you target your gift for a specific purpose or as a tribute to a particular person.

Online Shopping

You can support Engine when you use retailers that donate a part of their receipts to us:

Use this Amazon link and to send an extra percentage of your Amazon purchases to Engine above and beyond the smile.amazon.com program!

Make us a favorite on eBay and you can support us when you buy at auction and you can auction your stuff to benefit us!

Charitable Bequest

Although it can be a bit strange to think about, your will allows you to support the people and organizations you love after you’ve passed. By including Engine in your will, your awesome legacy ensures that creativity always has a place to thrive. A bequest may specify a dollar amount, a particular asset, or a percentage of your estate, and can be as simple as a sentence or two in your will or living trust agreement.

Engine is honored to recognize the generosity of those who have named Engine (EIN 27-2463118) in their will or estate plans. Such future gifts demonstrate an ongoing commitment to Engine and our mission to connect and inspire our community through art, design, and education.

Planned gifts are exempt from estate taxes.

Wills and Living Trusts – Name Engine Inc as a charitable bequest in your will or living trust.

Beneficiary Designations – Name the Engine as a beneficiary of your assets – retirement plans, life insurance policies DAFs, bank or brokerage accounts.  Simply list Engine (tax ID EIN 27-2463118) on your beneficiary designation form.


Gifts of time, talent, and expertise are an important part of feeding the Engine. Learn more about current volunteer opportunities here.

By supporting Engine, you are propelling the creative community. Thank you for your generosity!

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