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April 29, 2020

Grants

PRESS RELEASE: Maine Immigrant & Refugee Funders Collaborative Awards $150,000 to Immigrant-Led Organizations in Maine During COVID-19 Pandemic

Maine Immigrant & Refugee Funders Collaborative Awards $150,000 to Immigrant-Led Organizations in Maine During COVID-19 Pandemic PORTLAND, Maine–The Maine Immigrant & Refugee Funders Collaborative announces $150,000 in grants from the Immigrant-Led Organizations Fund, a grantmaking fund at Maine Initiatives, established in 2017 to support immigrant-led and immigrant-serving organizations in Maine. These grants will provide critical […]

April 27, 2020

Resources

COVID-19 Issue Spotlight: Housing

We’re excited to launch a new email feature: COVID-19 Issue Spotlights, where we’ll highlight critical organizing and advocacy work happening in response to COVID-19. This week, we’re highlighting the housing crisis and how the pandemic is exacerbating housing inequities. Questions loom large: Where will May 1 rent come from? Will the government freeze my mortgage, […]

April 27, 2020

Resources

Mutual Aid: Supporting Housing Needs

A number of mutual aid funds have been opened in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to support the needs of the most vulnerable in our communities. These funds support food, medicine, housing and shelter needs that are often so hard to come by. We’re excited to highlight two funds facilitated by Maine Initiatives grantees: Estamos […]

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