Maine Initiatives Blog

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 »

August 15, 2017
Charlottesville: A Response

Dear Friends: Maine Initiatives exists to advance justice and equity in our state. Over the past year and a half, we have prioritized the specific issues of racial justice and equity in our work and, in so doing, we have come to understand that issues of justice and equity broadly – and racial justice and  READ MORE »

June 20, 2017
Information Session for Grants for Change

Did you miss our info sessions about Grants for Change? Have questions about the process? Here is a video of our 60 minute webinar walking through the program from top to bottom.  

June 8, 2017
Announcing the Solidarity Fund Grantees

Our communities are only as just as we make them. Through our words and our actions. Through our solidarity. And, increasingly, through our resistance. Which is why I am so pleased and proud today to announce to you the Solidarity Fund grant awards. In January, when President Trump issued the first of the Executive Orders  READ MORE »

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