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.


We mourn the loss of Alain Nahimana. Join us in remembering his legacy. LEARN MORE »

COVID-19 Community Care Fund

Donate to our rapid response fund for COVID-19 organizing and advocacy.

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COVID-19 Grantees

Read about our 26 COVID-19 Community Care Fund grantees.

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Black Lives Matter

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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.

Maine Prisoner Advocacy Coalition
Mano en Mano
Capital Area New Mainers Project
Portland Outright
Raise-Op Housing Cooperative
Maine Women's Policy Center

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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