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The Maine Justice Foundation is dedicated to ensuring access to civil justice for low-income and vulnerable Mainers by providing charitable investment opportunities to individuals, families and organizations as well as grants to support civil legal aid and other related initiatives, education and services. Our belief that "Fairness Matters" drives our mission of supporting the legal advocates who are working on the front lines every day. Read More

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MJF News

Kennebunkport Climate Initiative Joins with Foundation to Match Racial Justice Fund Grants

Kennebunkport, ME – The Kennebunkport Climate Initiative (KCI) is proud to announce the matching of two inaugural $5,000 grants from the Maine Justice Foundation’s Racial Justice Fund. The goal of the Fund is to support Black, Indigenous, and People of Color statewide to forge social, systemic, and economic solutions that will address racism and inequities…Read More

21 April 2021, Posted in: Uncategorized

In Memoriam: Juliet C. Holmes Smith

The sudden loss of Juliet Holmes-Smith on August 14 was stunning and tragic. As an attorney at Pine Tree Legal Assistance and later the founding Executive Director of the Volunteer Lawyers Project, Juliet spent a career fighting for Maine’s vulnerable – especially for those escaping domestic abuse. Juliet possessed a perfect balance of fortitude and…Read More

20 August 2020, Posted in: Featured, Uncategorized

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Founding Donors of our Racial Justice Fund:

Stephen & Tabitha King Foundation

Stephen & Tabitha King Foundation

HM Payson

HM Payson

Cross Insurance

Cross Insurance

Verrill

Verrill

R.M. Davis

R.M. Davis

Preti Flaherty

Preti Flaherty

Pierce Atwood

Pierce Atwood

Northern Light Health

Northern Light Health

Harvard Pilgrim HealthCare

Harvard Pilgrim HealthCare

Hannaford

Hannaford

Hancock Lumber

Hancock Lumber

Gorham Savings Bank

Gorham Savings Bank

F.L. Putnam

F.L. Putnam

Eaton Peabody

Eaton Peabody

Drummond Woodsum

Drummond Woodsum

Deighan

Deighan

Central Maine Power

Central Maine Power

Bernstein Shur

Bernstein Shur

Bangor Savings Bank

Bangor Savings Bank

Baker Newman Noyes

Baker Newman Noyes

AT&T

AT&T

Androscoggin Bank

Androscoggin Bank

AARP Maine

AARP Maine