Grants Archives - Mary's Pence
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Former Grantee Celebrates 35th Anniversary

Mary’s Pence isn’t the only organization celebrating its 35th anniversary this year. Just as Mary’s Pence has grown and evolved since its founding in 1987, so too have many of...

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Using Data to Promote Justice and Equality for Women

Data is powerful. Sometimes used as a discriminatory tool to exclude, divide and marginalize people, data also has the capacity to unite people. It can be used to promote justice...

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Dare to Run Women's Leadership Program

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Dare to Run Inspires, Challenges and Prepares Women to Actively Participate in the Political Process

Women’s participation in U.S. electoral politics has historically been severely restricted. Even after the 19th Amendment was ratified in 1920, exclusions based on race and residency persisted for decades before...

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Institute for Research on Male Supremacism

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Deconstructing Male Supremacism and Misogyny

Understanding and combating male supremacist ideals and culture is the focus of the Institute for Research on Male Supremacism (IRMS). Founded in 2019, IRMS is committed to supporting researchers exposing...

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Working Group on Girls of Schenectady (WGGS), based in Schenectady, New York.

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Beyond the Money: Helping Grantees Navigate the Challenges of Operating Grassroots Organizations

The nature of their size and scope makes Mary’s Pence grantees unique. They are often formed organically by a group of people who, bearing witness to injustice, decide to organize...

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Families & Criminal Justice

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Responding to the Challenge Grassroots Organizations Face in Securing Start-Up Funding

Nonprofit organizations often rely heavily upon grants to fund projects and develop new programs. But grant funding can be difficult; it’s time consuming to look for and identify qualifying grant...

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Dreams are Possible. Women working

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Preparing Women for Jobs in Traditionally Male-Dominated Sectors

Mary’s Pence has always been an advocate for women’s full equality and participation in all aspects of society. One nonprofit that shares Mary’s Pence’s commitment to equity is Dreams are...

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Young woman using megaphone at protest with Mary's Pence Grantee Youth Activism Project

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Youth Activism Project Provides a Space for Youth to Develop Activism and Leadership Skills

Youth Activism Project is based in Washington D.C. but impacts youth across the country.  The two-time Mary’s Pence grantee trains teens to become activist leaders in their communities–leaders who are...

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Mary's Pence grantee inspires African Diaspora women to participate meaningfully in political and civic life.

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Civic and Political Participation are a Path to Essential Policy Change

Racism and sexism are systemic. To address systemic issues public policy must change. Several Mary’s Pence grantees are working directly to involve and support women, especially women of color, engaging...

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Supporting Pregnant Mothers During Sacred, Yet Vulnerable, Experiences

Being pregnant and giving birth are among the most sacred experiences in a woman’s life, and represent a vulnerable time for mother and baby. Disparities in birth outcomes are high,...

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