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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! Read about our process.

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ILO Fund Grantees

Learn about our 2018 Immigrant-Led Organizations Fund grantees.

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Grants for Change

Our Grants for Change program, advancing racial equity in Maine, is has just selected our 2018 grantee cohort.

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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 350 nonprofit organizations.

Homeless Voices for Justice
Somali Bantu Mutual Assistance Association of Lewiston/Auburn
Operation Breaking Stereotypes
Equality Maine
Maine Prisoner Advocacy Coalition
Raise-Op Housing Cooperative

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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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