Volunteering Opportunities @ MMEG

Margaret McNamara Education Grants is a volunteer-led public charity, which awards education grants to exceptional women from developing countries. We believe that supporting the education of women from around the world is a critical investment that reaps immeasurable dividends. An important way to repay the support that we have each received for our own education is to pay it forward for others!

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volunteer for the FAIR

The annual Arts & Crafts Fair generally takes place in November, and is MMEG's biggest fundraising event. Volunteers work tirelessly to organize the Fair. 

  • Join the Fair committee and help us plan and organize this event
  • Contribute homemade food to be sold at our gourmet table
  • Donate white goods to be sold to raise funds 
  • Help out at one of the MMEG stands
  • Sell raffle tickets
  • Share the camaraderie!

This year the fair will be held from November 13th till November 15th.

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volunteer as a reader ON MMEG selection committees

Throughout the year, MMEG volunteers serve on selection committees to review grant applications and recommend a list of finalists to the MMEG Board. All grant applicants are screened through a competitive selection processes by volunteer readers. The selection process takes place over 3 months, and readers will participate in 4 half-day meetings during the process. 

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MMEG CHAMPIONS & field experts

Be an MMEG champion to spread the word about us and our mission! Help us promote MMEG at corporate giving campaigns and help us to support more women in their education.

If you have experience or interest in any of the fields, volunteer with us:

  • managing web sites and social media accounts
  • administering databases
  • graphic design
  • marketing and promotion
  • writing grant proposals,
  • event planning