Maine Initiatives Blog

July 20, 2018
What kind of community do we want?

Who are you? Who are we? What kind of community do we want? What are the values that our community, our state, our nation must embody and reflect? If you are like me, this is a confusing, even painful, time. Every day, it seems the values that, heretofore, seemed to unite and define us –  READ MORE »

June 29, 2018
June eNews

eNews: June 2018 Advancing economic, social, and environmental justice in Maine. Greetings, June has been an incredibly eventful month for us at Maine Initiatives – and we continue to stay busy. We will be sending out a series of communications in the coming weeks as we ramp up our Grants for Change 2018 program, so expect  READ MORE »

June 27, 2018
Announcing the 2018 Immigrant-Led Organization Fund Grantees

Announcing the 2018 Immigrant-Led Organization Fund Grantees Dear friends:  Now, more than ever, we commit to support immigrants, refugees, and asylee communities in our state and the organizations working to ensure their well-being and success in Maine. We reject attempts to divide, isolate, or segregate our communities. We affirm that immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers  READ MORE »

May 30, 2018
May eNews

eNews: May 2018 Advancing economic, social, and environmental justice in Maine. We have been keeping very busy at Maine Initiatives this month! Read on to learn what our Grants for Change Cohort has been up to, as well as updates about our upcoming Changemakers Celebration and our next grantmaking cycle! There’s Still Time to Join  READ MORE »

November 20, 2017
Announcing the 2017 Grants for Change Grantees

Each of these 20 organizations embody a unique approach to racial justice and racial equity issues in Maine. Chosen through a radically participatory community-based process, Maine Initiatives hopes these cohorts will offer inspiration and opportunities to advance justice and equity. We encourage you to explore each organization’s web-presence to learn about their work, and to  READ MORE »

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