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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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Help us make decisions about the Grants for Change Program! Reader applications due July 25, 2018.

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ILO Fund Grantees

Learn about our new Immigrant-Led Organizations Fund grantees.

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Grants for Change

Our Grants for Change program, advancing racial justice and equity in Maine, is now accepting applications, due July 20, 2018.


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
In Her Presence
Martin Luther King, Jr. Fellows
New Mainers Tenants' Association

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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