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October 17, 2016


Official Press Release: Grants for Change Announcement

Maine Initiatives Awards $250,000 to Racial Justice and Equity Organizations Across Maine Brunswick, ME–Maine Initiatives, a community-based foundation, today announced the ten organizations selected to receive the 2016 racial justice and equity Grants for Change. The winning cohort was chosen through a radically participatory grantmaking process. Recognized for their efforts to address racial justice and […]

October 06, 2016


Announcing the 2016 Grants for Change Cohort

Maine Initiatives is pleased to announce the 2016 Grants for Change Racial Justice Grantee Cohort: In Her Presence Maine Immigrants’ Rights Coalition Maine Inside Out Maine-Wabanaki REACH Mano en Mano Martin Luther King, Jr. Fellows New Mainers Tenants’ Association Raise-Op Housing Cooperative Somali Bantu Community of Lewiston/Auburn Tree Street Youth Each of these 10 organizations […]

September 01, 2016


What can we do?

“What can we do? What is the action item?” A friend posed these questions in response to Governor LePage’s recent racist statements. We, at Maine Initiatives, believe that we all have a responsibility to confront racism (in leaders, in language, in actions, in systems, in structures) if we reject the hostile environment it creates for people […]

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