Category Archives: Grantees

Building Networks of Solidarity and Support through Mary’s Pence Grants: Grants Program to Include Focus on Relationship-building in 2014-2019 Strategic Plan

Mary’s Pence Grants have been the foundation of our work since we began in 1987. For over 26 years we have dedicated ourselves to investing in women’s projects that bring about empowerment and systemic change. Just like we are doing … Continue reading

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Mary’s Pence Releases New Mission and Vision!

About a month ago the Mary’s Pence board met at the Grailville Center outside of Cincinnati, Ohio. This beautiful setting was where we put the finishing touches on our 2014-2019 Strategic Plan. We’ll be rolling out our strategic plan over … Continue reading

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Confronting Conflict with Community

Mary’s Pence Funds Women’s Empowerment in Central Ohio’s Somali Community by Javan Williams, Mary’s Pence Volunteer It all started during the summer of 2010, in Columbus, Ohio. The Women of Capital Park apartment community had enough of the violence. But … Continue reading

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Canadian Voice of Women for Peace Set Record: Youngest Canadians to Ever Attend UN Commission on Status of Women

by Diane Anastos, Mary’s Pence Volunteer Canadian Voice of Women for Peace, a 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 Mary’s Pence grantee helped break a record this past year when they supported Maddy Murphy and Lara Von Maydell to attend the United Nations … Continue reading

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Migration: Chosen When There are Few Choices

by Pat Rogucki, Mary’s Pence Board Member In November of 2012, Mary’s Pence had a booth and sponsored a panel at Call To Action in Louisville, KY. In addition to the work, we were treated to illustrious and learned speakers, … Continue reading

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Mary’s Pence Grantmaking History

Posted by Natalie Davis-Goshey, Philanthropy Intern I have had the honor to intern for Mary’s Pence this past summer as their philanthropy coordinator.  At first, I must say, I was nervous about working for a Catholic charity, when I have … Continue reading

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Karen Gargamelli

Mary’s Pence has been honored to provide funding for Common Law, a group of lawyers that provide legal services to ordinary folks who, as members of grassroots organizations, mobilize around the social justice goals of low-income communities of color throughout … Continue reading

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Notes from Nicaragua: Kitty Madden Remembers

The following post is from former Mary’s Pence board member, Kitty Madden, of Casa Materna – Mary Ann Jackman in Nicaragua: It was my friend Cindy Starr who first introduced me to the wonderful work of Mary’s Pence in 2001. … Continue reading

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Grantee Update: Picturing Paradise in Peru

  Learn more about Con/Vida and the recent exhibit in Lima Peru of cuadros created by women from rural Peru. click here

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