Gulf of Maine Research Institute

The Gulf of Maine Research Institute's mission is to pioneer collaborative solutions to global ocean challenges. "GMRI" has assembled an unparalleled mix of science, education, and community capacity that enables us to build knowledge and nurture innovative partnerships to sustain healthy ecosystems and foster resilient communities for the future. GMRI is widely respected as one of the top marine institutions in the Northeast, providing interdisciplinary scientific advice and technical support to aid the fishing industry, resource managers, conservation organizations, and seafood businesses in addressing the key challenges and opportunities of ocean sustainability and climate adaptation. Our education programs likewise have earned national recognition for their capacity to engage and support students and teachers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) learning. Our current strategic plan is available online at:

Charity Navigator Ratings

Overall Rating

(4/4)|93.6 Score


(4/4)|90.95 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(4/4)|100 Score



Headquarter Address

350 Commercial Street
Portland, ME 04101