Maine Justice Foundation Seeks Applicants For The 2023 Hancock/Washington County Legal Aid ESO Fund Grant

Hallowell, ME, June 13 – The Maine Justice Foundation is pleased to announce the application period for the Hancock/Washington County Legal Aid ESO Fund 2023 Grant Cycle. The Foundation will accept applications from June 13- July 15, 2022. The application form can be found online at https://www.grantinterface.com/sl/e9Psuu [Link will be live at 10:00 AM, Monday,…Read More

9 June 2022, Posted in: Uncategorized

Apply to the Frank M. Coffin Family Law Fellowship; deadline for applications is October 7, 2022

The Coffin Family Law Fellowship provides legal representation in family law matters to clients who have qualified for pro bono assistance through the Volunteer Lawyers Project. Named after Frank M. Coffin, Senior Judge on the First Circuit Court of Appeals, the Project supports attorneys based in the Portland, Maine offices of Pine Tree Legal Assistance.…Read More

13 May 2022, Posted in: Featured, Uncategorized

NEW: Notice of Public Meeting of Maine Civil Legal Services Fund Commission

Maine Civil Legal Services Fund Commission Notice of Public Meeting On September 13, 2021, the Maine Civil Legal Services Fund Commission (“Commission”) held a duly noticed public hearing and adopted a Remote and Hybrid Meeting Policy, found at https://justicemaine.org/wp-content/uploads/MCLSFC-Remote-Meeting-Policy-9.13.21.pdf. Citing CDC health data reflecting significant increases in both the community transmission rate and spread of…Read More

14 September 2021, Posted in: Uncategorized

Sara Gideon Makes $50,000 Gift to Maine Justice Foundation for Racial Justice and Equity

Hallowell, ME – The Maine Justice Foundation has received a generous gift of $50,000 from former Speaker of the House and U.S. Senate candidate Sara Gideon for the foundation’s Racial Justice Fund. “We are so grateful for this incredible support,” said Michelle Draeger, Executive Director of the foundation. “This gift is a huge investment in…Read More

14 July 2021, Posted in: Our Work, Uncategorized

Maine Civil Legal Services Fund Applications Open for 2022-2023

Maine Civil Legal Services Fund Commission Announcement of Applications for 2022 and 2023 and Notice of Public Meeting. Application Packet: The Maine Civil Legal Services Fund Commission will make funding determinations for eligible civil legal service providers for 2022 and 2023 on the basis of written applications. The Application Packet is available on the following…Read More

28 June 2021, Posted in: Uncategorized

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