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September 30, 2020


$270,000 to Immigrant-Led Organizations in Maine

Announcing the The Immigrant-Led Organizations Fund’s Newest Grantees! Dear Friends: If there’s one thing I know for certain, it’s that getting money directly into the hands of those most impacted by this pandemic isn’t just good, it’s necessary. That’s why we’re making $270,000 in grants to support 32 immigrant-led and immigrant-serving organizations on the frontlines of the […]

July 06, 2020


Create a $50 Million Nonprofit Relief Fund NOW

Dear Ms. Laurie Lachance, Mr. Josh Broder, Mr. Bill Burke, and the members of the Economic Recovery Committee,  We, the undersigned members of Maine’s nonprofit and philanthropic community, recognize that grassroots and community-based nonprofit organizations are on the front lines of our state’s response to the COVID-19 crisis. These organizations are extraordinarily effective and efficient […]

May 26, 2020


PRESS RELEASE: Maine Initiatives Awards $516,920 to Grassroots Organizations Responding to COVID-19

Maine Initiatives Awards $516,920 to Grassroots Organizations Responding to COVID-19 Portland, ME–Maine Initiatives, a community-based foundation based in Portland, Maine, announces $516,920 in grants to 57 community-based nonprofit organizations responding to the COVID-19 crisis across the state of Maine. These grants are made from the COVID-19 Community Care Fund, which is an emergency response community […]

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