Women's Philanthropy is a focus for empowering the lives of women and girls. Supporting non-profit programs that help women and girls through encouragement to build lives that maintain stability, the result is dynamic transformation and social change. This is a clearinghouse for sharing information and resources, as well as a forum for promoting dialogue, exchange and feedback about critical issues that affect women's lives.
The MMMF was established in 1981 to honor the late Margaret McNamara
and her commitment to the well-being of women and children in
developing countries. The purpose of the grant is to support the
education of women from developing countries who are committed to
improving the lives of women and children in their home countries.
Previous grant recipients studied agriculture, architecture, urban
planning, civil engineering, education, forestry, journalism, nursing,
nutrition, pediatrics, public administration, public health, social
sciences, and social work. Deadline for applicaitons: February 18, 2010.
The application must be filled out online.
Application forms will be available starting November 2, 2009.
Supporting documents must be sent through the mail, in one envelope, to
Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 27255, Washington DC
For further information (including eligibility criteria and conditions on acceptance of grant), please go here or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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