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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About Us

Cultivating social, economic, and environmental justice in Maine communities for over 20 years.

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We're engaging and connecting Mainers through a statewide conversation about justice and equity.


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Be a part of the movement for social change in Maine.


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
Homeless Voices for Justice
Southern Maine Workers' Center
Maine Immigrants’ Rights Coalition
Maine Equal Justice Partners
Maine Citizens For Clean Elections

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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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