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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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 about to launch the 2019 cycle. Check back in in early June.

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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.

Black Artists Forum
Southern Maine Workers' Center
Survivor Speak USA
Kesho Wazo
New Mainers Public Health Initiative
Maine Prisoner Advocacy Coalition

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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