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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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.

Tree Street Youth
Maine Immigrants' Rights Coalition
Mano en Mano
Capital Area New Mainers Project
Somali Bantu Mutual Assistance Association of Lewiston/Auburn
Southern Maine Workers' Center

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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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