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December 23, 2021


In Memoriam: Dianne ‘Dee’ Clarke

November 11, 2021 The Maine Initiatives community lost a hero this week. Dee Clarke was an advocate, a leader, a survivor, and a powerful voice for justice in our community.  Dee was the founder and leader of one of our grantees, Survivor Speak USA, an organization led by and serving survivors of sex trafficking. Survivor Speak USA is […]

November 01, 2021


October 2021 Grant Announcements

October 2021 Grant Announcements Over the past two months, Maine Initiatives has been pleased to provide grants to support the following organizations and projects. These grants have been made possible largely through Donor Advised Funds, connecting donors directly with values-aligned organizations to support and strengthen grassroots movements in our state. Solstice Fund Maine Equal Justice […]

October 26, 2021


Participant Orientation and Q&A – Grants for Change 2021

Our participatory grantmaking process offers participants opportunities for learning, reflection, and engagement on racial justice issues in Maine. We seek to meet participants where they are and give them the tools, information, and opportunity to move towards more profound, more impactful engagement with this work and those leading the efforts. Previously known as Readers, Participants […]

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