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USDA broadband ribbon-cutting ceremony on Islesford.


At the Island Institute, we work alongside Maine’s island and coastal leaders to catalyze community sustainability. Our commitment to the islands of Maine includes sharing what works among these diverse locations, so that other island and coastal communities can meet the unique challenges they face. Thanks to the generosity and partnership of our donors and members, we are able to support our mission of sustaining Maine's island and coastal communities.


New tax incentives for 2020!
With adoption of the CARES Act at the end of March, taxpayers taking the standard deduction in 2020 can now deduct up to $300 in cash donations to qualified charitable organizations. For taxpayers who itemize, the CARES Act increases the deduction limit for cash donations from 60% of Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) to 100% of AGI.


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