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! Next process starting May 2018.

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Changemakers


Celebrate the work of twenty exceptional Changemakers: grassroots, community-based organizations working to advance racial justice and equity in Maine.

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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.

New Mainers Tenants' Association
Maine Equal Justice Partners
Maine Prisoner Advocacy Coalition
Martin Luther King, Jr. Fellows
In Her Presence
Maine Wabanaki REACH

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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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