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Partnering With Organizations Working to Address Issues that Include Gender-Based Discrimination

The values of human dignity, solidarity and justice are core to the work of Mary’s Pence. Since our founding, we have remained committed to amplifying women’s roles, voices, choices, and access to resources. And yet, some people facing gender discrimination didn’t recognize a space for themselves within our mission. In our patriarchal culture, trans women […]

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GrantAdvisor Recognizes Mary’s Pence

February 26, 2020 Minneapolis, Minnesota GrantAdvisor — an online form that collects, shares, and quantifies anonymous feedback from grantees — published a list of the top 10 GreatFoundations in Minnesota...

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Inspiring Women 2020

February – Inspiring Women

About the featured image:  Encuentro Celebrating ESPERA's 10th Anniversary. La Palma, El Salvador.  In January 2019, Mary's Pence celebrated ESPERA's 10th anniversary in La Palma with a special Encuentro. Seventy...

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Inspiring Women 2020

January- Inspiring Women

About the featured image:  Women Organizing Women Network (WOW Network) Minneapolis, Minnesota Empowering East African women to assert their political voice. East African women immigrants commonly face challenges as a...

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Mary's Pence grantees at grantee retreat

Announcements

Mary’s Pence Garners Highest Rating on Grantmaker Forum

Mary’s Pence has a 100% rating on GrantAdvisor — an online forum that collects, shares and quantifies anonymous feedback from grantees about their experience of securing grant funding. In return,...

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December – Inspiring Women

About the featured image: La Casita Center Louisville, Kentucky Latina Teens Project Newly arrived immigrant families are some of the most vulnerable in society. La Casita Center works in solidarity...

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Events

Mary’s Pence Grants Overview

Join us for an hour long teleconference to learn how to apply for a grant from Mary’s Pence. We will cover information about our grant criteria and application process, and...

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Katherine Wojtan and Gilda Larios Present at 2019 MINN Summit

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Mary’s Pence Shares Evaluation Experience at 2019 MINN Summit

November 1, 2019 Minneapolis, MN Mary’s Pence Executive Director Katherine Wojtan and ESPERA Team Lead Gilda Larios facilitated a morning breakout session at the annual Minnesota International NGO Network (MINN)...

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Seal for 2019 Grantmaker of the Year Award from Grant Professionals Association

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Mary’s Pence Named 2019 Grantmaker of the Year Award

November 7, 2019 Washington, D.C. Mary’s Pence has been named the 2019 Grantmaker of the Year in the private sector category by the Grant Professionals Association (GPA). Representatives from Mary's...

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Photo of presenters: Katherine Wojtan, Robyn Browning, and Jessica Mathias

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Mary’s Pence Co-Facilitates Session at MCN Annual Conference

October 25, 2019 Rochester, Minnesota Mary's Pence Executive Director Katherine Wojtan and Grants Manager Robyn Browning, along with Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless Executive Director Jessica Mathias,...

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October- Inspiring Women

About the featured image: Lydia's House Uprooting Justice Together  Cincinnati, Ohio  The Cincinnati area has a critical defecit of 40,000 affordable housing units. Lydia's House addresses this need by offering...

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