Dear Friends: This month, I am sharing another community perspective. Nsiona Nguizani, President of the Angolan Community Association of Maine, reflects on the support and the work you made possible. How are the donations making an impact? We’ve been able to hire a whole team to support the incoming asylum seekers. You need clothes? We’ll take you READ MORE »
Hello Maine Initiatives community and supporters: Many of you made donations to support the new asylum seekers – and your generosity is making an impact! This morning, Phil and I met with Mufalo Chitam, Executive Director of Maine Immigrants’ Rights Coalition, Papy Bongibo, President of the Congolese Community of Maine, and Nsiona Nguizani, President of READ MORE »
Thank you to everyone who joined us last night for the Changemakers Celebration. It was an amazing evening highlighting 25 years of grantmaking and honoring four inspiring activists with our Watering Can Awards. In case you missed it, check out the video below highlighting our award winners: Dawn Neptune Adams, Pious Ali, Deborah Felder, and Joseph Jackson.
Thank you to the sponsors who supported this year’s Changemakers Celebration!
Dear Members of the Maine Initiatives Community, We are pleased and proud to share with you the opening of the 2019 Grants for Change application process. In 2016, Maine Initiatives made a multi-year commitment to prioritizing racial justice and racial equity in all aspects of our work. As we kick off the 2019 Grants for READ MORE »