Justice for all LGBT Mainers? Not yet…

But with your help, we can make it happen for LGBT people. Imagine having your house, your health benefits or even your children taken away. You feel helpless. You don’t know what to do or where to turn for help. Now imagine you are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender. Your situation just became more difficult…Read More

1 September 2016, Posted in: Featured

Maine Justice Foundation Receives $1.5 Million under Bank of America Settlement

Diana Scully, executive director of the Maine Justice Foundation, announced that the Foundation has received $1,500,410 from the Bank of America mortgage settlement. The Foundation is one of 56 state-based organizations receiving funds under the settlement. The settlement addresses legal claims arising from mortgage-related activities by Bank of America and its subsidiaries. As mandated, the…Read More

19 August 2016, Posted in: Uncategorized

Join Us and Help Launch Our LGBT Justice Fund!

Finding Legal Services for the LGBT Community Is Getting a Little Easier!  Please join Congressman and Gay Rights Advocate Barney Frank and the Maine Justice Foundation (MJF) to launch MJF’s New LGBT Justice Fund, which will provide funding for nonprofit organizations that address the civil legal aid needs of low-income and vulnerable LGBT people. WHEN:…Read More

16 July 2016, Posted in: Press Release

Special Opportunity for Giving!

On December 18, 2015, Congress passed a tax bill that made the IRA Charitable Rollover permanent. This allows people aged 70-1/2 or older to transfer up to $100,000 annually from their IRA accounts directly to a charity……Read More

13 June 2016, Posted in: Our Work, Press Release