Maine Initiatives Blog

June 14, 2019
2019 Watering Can Award Winners- Video

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.  

June 4, 2019
2019 Grants for Change: New Funding Priorities

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 »

May 9, 2019
Announcing our 2019 Watering Can Awardees!

We are excited to share that we will be honoring four inspiring leaders and activists in our community as recipients of this year’s Watering Can Awards! This is our 3rd Annual Changemakers Celebration, and is a special event as it marks 25 years of grantmaking at Maine Initiatives. Join us in honoring these community leaders that are  READ MORE »

March 12, 2019
We’re Hiring an Americorps VISTA!

We are pleased to announce that we are hiring a full-time one-year Americorps VISTA member to be our Communications Engagement and Grantmaking VISTA, starting July 2019. Are you looking to get more involved with racial justice in our state? Do you enjoy thinking critically about communications? Do you have ideas about how to engage the  READ MORE »

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