Maine Women's Giving TreeThe MWGT is group of women with a shared commitment to give back to our communities by working together to serve others in a meaningful way. Our mission is to support initiatives that improve the quality of life for women, children and families in Arrowsic, Bath, Brunswick, Freeport, Harpswell, Phippsburg, Topsham, West Bath, Wiscasset and Woolwich.Learn More
Two organizations present at MWGT's first Education Meeting of the 2021-22 grants cycle.BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF BATH/BRUNSWICK, now operating in 12 countries around the world, creates and supports one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth. They partner with parents/guardians, volunteers and others in the community to help children achieve higher aspirations, greater confidence and better relationships, avoidance of risky behaviors and educational success.RESTORATIVE JUSTICE is a growing movement within educational and criminal justice systems around the world.Their approach focuses on the rehabilitation of offenders through reconciliation both with the harmed parties and with the community at large. Those harmed take an active role in the process, while offenders are encouraged to take responsibility for their actions to repair the harm they've done. Located in midcoast Maine, Restorative Justice Project Maine serves the communities of Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox, Waldo,and Hancock counties.
The 2021-22 Grants Process Begins In NovemberOrganizations that serve women, children and families are invited to send Letters of Intent that outline their projects for the 2021-22 MWGT grant cycle by November 1, 2021. Proposals must focus on projects or programs that benefit people in Arrowsic, Bath, Brunswick, Freeport, Harpswell, Phippsburg, Topsham, West Bath, Woolwich and Wiscasset. Grant Process
Learn How To Join MWGTWould you like to pool your philanthropic dollars with those of other women in order to have a greater impact in your community? Would you like to be involved with a group of like-minded women working together to improve the lives of women, children and families in the Midcoast region? Would you like to learn more about the needs of others in our community? If your answer is “Yes,” then we would welcome you as a member of the Maine Women’s Giving Tree giving circle. Joining us is easy! Join Now