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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Be a Grantmaker

Help us make decisions about the Grants for Change Program! Next process starting May 2018.

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Grants for Change

Advancing racial justice and equity in Maine. Learn about the newest Grants for Change cohort.

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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.

Equality Maine
Survivor Speak USA
Operation Breaking Stereotypes
Maine Citizens For Clean Elections
Four Directions Development Corporation
Homeless Voices for Justice

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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