Maria Morrissette has joined...Read more
Posted 07.16.2015 under News and Resources
MWF CEO Sarah Ruef-Lindquist was on Above the Fold - Rapid Fire Round Table panel on July 10, with Alan Hinsey and three other guests, talking about local, regional, national and international news. View the video here.Read more
Posted 07.10.2015 under News and Resources
West Bay Rotary club member, Sarah Ruef-Lindquist, CEO of the Maine Women’s Fund, will speak about the statewide public foundation that supports programs to build economic security for Maine
Posted 06.25.2015 under News and Resources
A transgender teen, the CEO of WEX and shoe store chain Lamey Wellehan are among those recognized.
Posted 05.19.2015 under News and Resources
By Lori Voornas May 22, 2015 8:49 AM
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Posted 05.15.2015 under News and Resources
CAMDEN, Maine (April 27, 2015) – Sarah Ruef-Lindquist, CEO of the Maine Women’s Fund, spoke at the Maine Women’s Network event, “Women in Maine: State of the State” at Cappy’s in Camden, Maine last month.
At the event, Ruef-Lindquist focused on five dimensions that contribute to the quality of life and opportunity for women and girls: economic security, health, safety and wellbeing, as well as leadership and public life. She reviewed...Read more
Posted 04.27.2015 under News and Resources
PORTLAND — The Maine Women's Fund, the only Maine foundation focused exclusively on advancing women's and girl's economic security, has awarded grants totaling $98,000 to organizations
Posted 04.19.2015 under News and Resources
Posted 03.23.2015 under News and Resources
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%)?
Posted 03.08.2015 under News and Resources
Maine Women’s Fund hires two new staff members
Penobcot Bay Pilot, Tuesday, February 17, 2015
PORTLAND — The Maine Women's Fund, the only Maine foundation focused exclusively on advancing women's and girl's economic security, announces the hiring of two staff members.
Kelly Fitzpatrick Martin joined the staff in 2014 as Operations Manager. A native of Houlton, Kelly attended Bates College...Read more
Posted 02.17.2015 under News and Resources
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
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
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 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
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
Friday, March 21, 2014 | Topic:...Read more
Posted 10.26.2013 under News and Resources