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Emergency Pandemic Grants For the Safety of Women and Girls in Maine

Women from Maine

The Maine Women’s Fund has promptly produced specialized support to meet the urgent needs of women and girls across the state. Funders and advocates quickly responded and within six weeks, gifts totaling $40,000 were received from the Elmina B. Sewall Foundation, Sam L. Cohen Foundation, and the PRBB Foundation and over $13,000 from 59 different individuals.
Their focus is to improve personal safety and ending violence, The Safety First for Women Fund is a rapid-response emergency fund that reflects the Maine Women’s Fund's long-term commitment to ending violence for those living in all their communities.

Created in 1988, an idealistic group of women created what eventually became the Maine Women’s Fund. These women were committed to making a significant difference in the lives of women and girls through philanthropy. Their work is to make bold investments that transform the lives of Maine women and girls.

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