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The Karen Moran Leadership Fund: A Legacy to Cultivate Maine's Female Leadership

Imagine what Maine would look like if:

Women leaders represented half of the Maine legislature (instead of its current 30%)?

Women-owned businesses comprised half of Maine businesses (instead of its current 25%)?

Women led half of the largest employers in Maine (instead of the current 20%)?

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Posted 03.08.2015 under News and Resources

The Coming Wealth Transfer

From MPBN’s Maine Calling:

Much has been made about impact of the baby boom generation - on everything from the divorce rate to health care to politics to the workplace. Well, here’s another one:  the baby boom generation will have a huge impact on how money is redistributed in this country. As boomers retire - or die - an estimated 59-trillion dollars will be passed on to heirs and to charities - 29-billion in...Read more

Posted 09.06.2014 under News and Resources

Maine Women’s Policy Center releases “Building a Prosperous Maine: A Roadmap to Economic Security for Women and Their Families”

On August 26, 2014, the Maine Women’s Policy Center released a set of policy recommendations to strengthen women’s economic security. The recommendations would bring workplace policies into the 21st century,  meet working families’ basic needs, ensure that children get a strong educational foundation and adults have the tools they need to support themselves and make sure all Maine people have access to a full range of...Read more

Posted 08.28.2014 under News and Resources

Sex Trafficking...in Maine?

by Sarah Ruef-Lindquist

At the Maine State Bar Association Annual Summer Meeting in Rockport in June, there was an unusual program for members of the bar. The program title "Sex Trafficking? We're in Maine!" stood out starkly from other continuing legal education program covering topics such as "Business Valuation" and "Civility Between Lawyers."

District Court Judge Joyce Wheeler,...Read more

Posted 08.23.2014 under News and Resources

The Maine Women’s Fund Awards $80,000 to 2013 Economic Security Inititative Grantees

The Maine Women’s Fund has awarded grants totaling $80,000 to organizations working to build the economic security of Maine women and girls. The 2013 grantees will be recognized at the Fund’s annual Leadership Luncheon on May 23, 2013 at the Holiday Inn By the Bay, Portland. Economic security is the Fund’s grantmaking priority. Thevision of the Fund is a just and caring society in which Maine women and girls thrive so communities prosper. The...Read more

Posted 04.13.2014 under News and Resources

2014 Grantee Training Workshops

The 2014-2015 Grantee Training Workshops will be announced in the fall.

Who can attend: Past and present MWF Grantees (staff and board)

Many thanks to Bangor Savings Bank, who provided video conferencing technology and meeting space for participants in Biddeford, Portland, Augusta and Bangor locations.

Friday, May 2, 2014 | Topic: Grant Writing

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Posted 10.26.2013 under News and Resources

Proposal Writing Advice

Below are a few more resources to assist you in fine-tuning your grant proposal:

Posted 01.01.2013 under News and Resources