“At the heart of our work are the women,” explains Gilda Larios, ESPERA Team Lead. This is the profoundly intentional notion behind our work.
During the course of 4 beautiful fall days, 20 women representing 12 Mary’s Pence grantee organizations connected, learned, relaxed, and had fun at the Second Annual Grantee Retreat. Held in...Read More »
With the fall 2019 grant cycle quickly approaching, it will soon be a busy time for all involved with Mary’s Pence grants. Seeking insight into our process, applicants often ask how grantees are selected. Here’s a glimpse into our process, a unique one among grantmaking organizations.Read More »
In Tonacatepeque, El Salvador, women in a new ESPERA group have come together across social differences: one part is from the local Catholic parish, and the other is a feminist group working on women’s rights.Read More »
As the need for supporting social justice efforts continues to grow, so does Mary’s Pence Grants program. Our spring 2019 funding cycle saw the highest number of applications submitted in the history of Mary’s Pence Grants. With limited funding opportunities available for grassroots organizations focused on social justice, Mary’s Pence Grants is now more important than ever before for supporting grassroots social justice programs.Read More »