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April 27, 2020


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 […]

April 22, 2020



Dear Friends, This crisis has laid bare the wealth inequities in our country for all to see. We are traditionally so private about how we spend our money, but for us these unprecedented times call for nontraditional action. My family is honored to share our stimulus money and to share our stimulus story with all […]

April 17, 2020


Grant Announcement: $308,920 in Rapid Response Funds to Grassroots Organizations

Supporting Grassroots Leadership During COVID-19 Dear Friends: Thanks to the incredible support of donors like you, we are making $308,920 in grants to grassroots organizations in Maine! These grants will go to 54 organizations that are providing critical leadership in this moment by: Connecting people to immediate assistance, like Presente! Maine’s food brigade providing food to immigrant families and […]

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