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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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Be a Changemaker

Join us at the 2017 Changemakers Celebration on March 22, 2017 at Portland's Ocean Gateway.

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Maine Insights

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

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Solidarity Fund

Supporting Maine's immigrant, refugee, and asylum seeking communities.


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.

Four Directions Development Corporation
Somali Bantu Community of Lewiston/Auburn Maine
Maine Citizens For Clean Elections
Maine Inside Out
Homeless Voices for Justice
Southern Maine Workers' Center

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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