2021 Grants

Annual Grants 2021

We have granted nearly $155,000 to 16 Nonprofits, Helping Shape the Post-Pandemic Future for Maine Women and Girls!

The Maine Women’s Fund recently announced grants totaling $155,000 for 16 nonprofits that are working to address the most pressing needs of women and girls across the state. From York to Aroostook County, these 2021 Annual Grantees are helping shape the future where the pandemic has further exacerbated gender inequalities:


Meet the grantees! Watch the 2021 Grantee Celebration, held via Zoom, here


Learn more about what we fund and the kind of organizations we support: Review our 2021 Grant Guidelines and Instructions.

Our areas of funding support organizations that fulfill the needs of:

  · Education
  · Financial Skills & Literacy
  · Healthcare
  · Leadership
  · Personal Safety
  · Policy

What’s new? We continue to listen, learn, and evolve. Our Leadership-area grants will provide operational support for non-profit organizations run by and for Black, brown, and Indigenous women. 


We are heartbroken to share the passing of our Board Member, Chair of our Grants Committee, and friend, Candace C. Walworth, M.D. 

For the last seven years we have been the beneficiary of Candace's talents and time. She passionately led our work to reach our mission-driven goals and has left us a powerful legacy that will continue to transform the lives of women and girls for generations to come. You can read about her impactful life here.