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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Grants for Change now accepting applications. Deadline: July 15, 2016. LEARN MORE »

Be a Grantmaker


Join us as a Proposal Reader or on the Grantmaking Committee for the 2016 Grants for Change.

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Maine Insights


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

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Grants for Change


Supporting community-based organizations advancing racial justice and racial equity in Maine.

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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 Women's Policy Center
Environment Maine Research & Policy Center
Maine Immigrants’ Rights Coalition
Equality Maine
Southern Maine Workers' Center
Maine Inside Out

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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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