Black Owned Maine


We would like to thank everyone for donating to our Gofundme. So far your funds have allowed us to retain a lawyer, start the 501c3 process, start a grant program, purchase equipment for our podcast, and many other projects.

As of today, we will be shutting this fundraiser down. We have secured a fiscal sponsorship with Creative Portland, meaning all future donations are TAX deductible. YAY!

You can continue to donate online thru the following link
Creative Portland 


By check

Please mail checks to Rose Barboza co Black Owned Maine, PO Box 690, Saco, Maine, 04072

Write the check out to Creative Portland, and put Black Owned Maine in the memo field.

Thank you for all the support. We are forever grateful.

Rose, and Black-Owned Maine, never imagined our platform would take off as quickly and dynamically as it has. With that being said, we have realized we need help in moving forward. If we want to be able to support Black Owned Maine and the businesses that so CRUCIAL to our existence, we need to take IMMEDIATE action.

What action needs to be taken?

Forming an LLC.

Hiring a lawyer to help protect our brand.

Developing a easier to navigate website.

Developing a logo and other branding images.

Assisting businesses with funds to enable them to stay open.

Assisting struggling single families and parents with resources to become great.

If you have it in your pockets, and your heart, please consider making a monetary donation to our cause.

We are eternally grateful for the opportunity to serve our community. Thank you for your support and believing in our mission.

Black Owned Maine


Rose Barboza
Saco, ME

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