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Upcoming Events

Thursday
February 29, 2024 | 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Green Funders Peer Learning Exchange

Join Maryland Philanthropy Network for a peer learning exchange for funders supporting environmental and sustainability issues in Maryland! We take some time to integrate our learnings, share what we are thinking about and focusing on, and discuss our plans for the coming year. Lightly structured, these peer-to-peer exchange events are designed to integrate and learn from others in philanthropy through facilitation of the following: strategy sharing and exchange of ideas around what other funders are working on, stimulating new ways of thinking by sharing learnings and creating an environment conducive to discovery among the community of funders, and relationship building.

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Tuesday
March 12, 2024 | 9:00 - 3:00 PM
2024 Philanthropy Day in Annapolis

Please join Maryland Philanthropy Network for an opportunity to explore the role of philanthropy across many issues at the state level, to build relationships with state government leaders and with each other, to hear updates on the 2024 legislative session, as well as an opportunity for philanthropy to dialogue with state government leaders and philanthropic peers. Invited guest include Governor Wes Moore, which will be confirmed ahead of the event.

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Recent News

January 17, 2023
11 Trends in Philanthropy for 2024: Anticipate and Embrace What’s Next

Over eight years of producing 11 Trends in Philanthropy, the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy team has combed the landscape of nonprofits and foundations for the most visible signs of a trend — the increased grant dollars, the emerging networks, familiar voices speaking up. This year’s trends share a familiar wealth of examples, data, quotes, and research publications that can help us all anticipate the vectors of change. But at the core of 11 Trends in Philanthropy for 2024, readers will find a set of questions rather than answers. Check out the report for yourself to see what questiosn the field will wrestle with in 2024.

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December 12, 2023
Beyond the Family: An Ecosystem Approach to Family Philanthropy

The success of family philanthropy is dependent on the willingness of the family to embrace an ecosystem of partners. A terrific example of a family philanthropy that uses an ecosystem approach in its work is the Bainum Family Foundation. By understanding and embracing the roles each stakeholder must play to achieve meaningful societal change, families, staff members, grantees, and community members can better experience stronger relationships, establish clear lines of accountability, employ equitable practices, and learn from each other, making for lasting impact. 

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Resources for Grantseekers

Maryland Philanthropy Network strategically prioritizes engagement with the nonprofit sector as our primary partners in achieving impact in the communities we seek to serve. We partner with Maryland Nonprofits in a number of ways to support and build capacity, knowledge, and best practices around resource development and funder relationships.

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