Education Grants for women who make a difference

Mrs Margaret Craig McNamara in Guinea circa 1975

Our Story

2014 Grantees

María del Huerto Atanacio
Argentine Republic
Petronila Pérez Díaz
United Mexican States
Diana Elena Rincon
Republic of Colombia
Esther Rodríguez
Republic of Peru
Diana Carolina Rodríguez
Republic of Colombia
Attah Dzifa
Republic of Ghana
Ellen Boriwondo
Republic of Zimbabwe
Sarah Gordon
Republic of South Africa
Maletsabisa Molapo
Kingdom of Lesotho
Lydia Obara
Republic of Kenya
Christine Peta
Republic of Zimbabwe
Hilma Shikwambi
Republic of Namibia
Swati Surkar
Republic of India

Lillyann Katiwa-Oyugi Grantee

Republic of Indonesia

Charlotte Conable Grantee

Aimee Mwizerwa
Republic of Rwanda

Ruby Wingate Grantee MA

Weeam Hammoudeh

Leila Zlaoui Grantee

Hayrunnisa Goksel
Republic of Turkey

Harriet Baldwin Grantee

Republic of Indonesia

Talaat Moreau Grantee

Vanessa Carrion
Republic of Ecuador

Babs Knox Grantee

Judith Adong
Republic of Uganda

Bank-Fund Staff Federal Credit Union Grantee

Ramya Kumar
Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

Sukriye Karaosmanoglu Grantee

Meron Wondimagegnhu
Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

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

14 September 2014 to 15 January 2015

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.