Investing in the Power of Women and Girls


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

Friday, March 21, 2014 | Topic:...Read more

Posted 10.26.2013 under News and Resources

Maine Women’s Fund Awards $80,000 to Nonprofits Investing in the Economic Security of Women and Girls

Portland, Maine – 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. The vision of the Fund is a just and caring society in which Maine women and girls thrive so...Read more

Posted 03.29.2013 under Press Releases

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

Maine Women's Fund Releases its 2011-2012 Report to the Community

The 2011-2012 year was an exciting one at the Maine Women’s Fund. Much energy was directed toward a transition in leadership, and now the board and staff are focused on the future. We have renewed energy and enthusiasm for ensuring that Maine women and girls have the support they need to fulfill their human potential, for as long as that support is needed.

During the past year, the Fund supported nearly 20 organizations with $80,000 in...Read more

Posted 10.08.2012 under Press Releases

Maine Women’s Fund and Maine Initiatives Collaborate on Planned Giving Training

The Maine Women’s Fund and Maine Initiatives are pleased to announce a collaborative offering to grantees:

Planned Giving: Harnessing the Power of Donor Passion to Build Sustainability
Maybe your organization hasn’t sought planned gifts due to perceived complexity or lack of capacity to process and steward them. Through this series of four workshops, learn the skills needed to harness the capacity your...Read more

Posted 10.03.2012 under Press Releases

The Maine Women’s Fund Appoints New CEO

Portland: The Maine Women’s Fund Board of Directors and staff are pleased to announce Sarah Ruef-Lindquist, Esq., CTFA, as the new CEO of the Maine Women’s Fund. Ms. RuefLindquist will take the lead of the Maine Women’s Fund on April 1. "We are very excited to have Sarah join the Fund. Her strong background in philanthropy, estate planning and resource development of non-profits will help us meet our goals of increasing the Fund's...Read more

Posted 03.07.2012 under Press Releases