Education Grants for women who make a difference

Mrs Margaret Craig McNamara in Guinea circa 1975

Our Story

2014 Grantees

María del Huerto Atanacio
Petronila Pérez Díaz
Diana Elena Rincon
Esther Rodríguez
Diana Carolina Rodríguez
Attah Dzifa
Ellen Boriwondo
Sarah Gordon
Maletsabisa Molapo
Lydia Obara
Christine Peta
Hilma Shikwambi
Swati Surkar

Lillyann Katiwa-Oyugi Grantee


Charlotte Conable Grantee

Aimee Mwizerwa

Ruby Wingate Grantee MA

Weeam Hammoudeh

Leila Zlaoui Grantee

Hayrunnisa Goksel

Harriet Baldwin Grantee


Talaat Moreau Grantee

Vanessa Carrion

Babs Knox Grantee

Judith Adong

Bank-Fund Staff Federal Credit Union Grantee

Ramya Kumar

Sukriye Karaosmanoglu Grantee

Meron Wondimagegnhu

Carla Scearce Grantee

Our Programs

The MMMF manages education grants programs in the US/Canada, South Africa and Latin America. Grants are awarded to women from developing countries.

US/Canada Grants now Open

Sun, September 15 to Thu, January 15

The US/Canada grants are now open to all who would like to apply.

MMMF Craft Fair

For three decades the annual MMMF International Crafts Fair has been MMMF's major fundraising event, generating revenues that fund hundreds of education grants to women from developing countries; women, who upon completion of their degrees, intend to return to their countries and work to improve the lives of women and children.
The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund (MMMF) International Arts and Crafts Fair will be held on November 11, 12 and 13, 2014 from 9:45 am – 4:00 pm in the World Bank, Main Complex (MC) located at 1818 H Street, NW, Washington, DC 20433

LAC Grants Closed

Educational Grants in Latin America for the Academic Year 2014/2015 - CLOSED . Check back in 2015 for the Academic Year 2015/2016.

South Africa Program - Closed

Africa Grants considered in 2014 and awarded for Academic year 2015 are now closed. The next round for consideration will start April 2015 for award in academic year 2016. Please keep checking back.