Maine People. Maine Values.

Maine Initiatives.

Maine Initiatives is a network of individuals supporting greater social, economic, and environmental justice in Maine through informed, intentional, and collective philanthropy.


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Help us make decisions about the Grants for Change Program! Applications will be available starting June 15th.

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Grants for Change

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Grants for Change program.


Maine Insights

Engaging and connecting Mainers through a statewide conversation about justice and equity.

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Success Stories

We fund and strengthen grassroots and community-based organizations that make Maine more just, equitable, and inclusive. Since 1993, Maine Initiatives has made over $3.5 million in grants to more than 300 nonprofit organizations.

Environment Maine Research & Policy Center
Southern Maine Workers' Center
Somali Bantu Community of Lewiston/Auburn Maine
Homeless Voices for Justice
Equality Maine
Maine Equal Justice Partners

Give to Maine Initiatives

Maine Initiatives mobilizes and leverages the resources of our community to advance justice and equity. Our Fund for Change comes from individual donations from people across the state. People like you. Be a part of the movement for social change.


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