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.

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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.

Maine Immigrants’ Rights Coalition
Maine Women's Policy Center
Raise-Op Housing Cooperative
Somali Bantu Community of Lewiston/Auburn Maine
Mano en Mano
Four Directions Development Corporation

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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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