The philanthropic sector must understand the necessity for advocacy and public policy as a core element in their grantmaking for real impact. Join Maryland Philanthropy Network and our speakers to learn about navigating advocacy in the philanthropic landscape and how foundations take on advocacy efforts as well as explore how funders support advocates that are important especially considering current events.
All funders interested in housing stability and homelessness are welcome to attend the meetings of Funders Together to End Homelessness – Baltimore.
The purpose of this group is to:
Join colleagues, public sector leaders, and other key players to hear about the current state of food distribution in Baltimore City and County and discuss lessons learned to date and potential solutions, including funding through American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) dollars.
Baltimore Seniors & Housing Collaborative would like to finish this challenging year on a positive note by sharing what we have been able to accomplish to overcome the deep-seated housing disparities created through decades of Baltimore’s red-lining practices which were then exacerbated by the pandemic. All are welcome and invited to present. Our friends from Weinberg Foundation, Comprehensive Housing Assistance, Inc (CHAI) and Civic Works will kick us off!
Join Maryland Philanthropy Network and EITC Funders Network for an important conversation to explore how foundations can be a part of advocacy efforts to ensure changes caused by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to the federal Child Tax Credit (CTC) and Earned Income Tax Credit provide increased and long-lasting economic security for families.
Maryland’s public health policy cuts across all sectors: housing, transportation, education, public works, planning, and community development, and renewed investment in public health is critical to ensure the strength and vitality of all of these sectors. Please join Maryland Philanthropy Network and our distinguished experts for a discussion on how we can collaborate and support a coordinated, equity-focused advocacy agenda to create change in the funding appropriations for public health infrastructure at the state and local levels.
Maryland Philanthropy Network is proud to support the Maryland Nonprofits 2021 Annual Conference. This year's fully virtual three-day conference will be filled with interesting sessions surrounding the theme "Getting Ready For Growth."
Join Maryland Philanthropy Network's Baltimore Workforce Funders Collaborative for a discussion exploring ways to expand the conversation about the jobs side of the workforce development equation, discussing tools for hearing perspectives on the real efficacy of an employment program, and using data to assess job quality. Guests will include JVS Boston and Civic Works.
Please join Maryland Philanthropy Network's Baltimore Seniors and Housing Collaborative, in partnership with the Community Development Network of Maryland and Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition, to learn about coordinated, equity-focused policy responses to maintain housing security for seniors. Presentations will new research on reverse mortgage patterns among senior homeowners in Baltimore City, recent national research on the lack of sufficient affordable housing available to a growing share of senior renters, and plans for the launch of federal stimulus aid to prevent mortgage foreclosures in Baltimore City and the State of Maryland.
In October of 2019, Maryland Philanthropy Network hosted an engaging conversation about supporting an Innovative and Inclusive Arts Community. Building on that conversation and contemplating the challenges the pandemic brought on the arts community, join Maryland Philanthropy Network's Arts Funders Affinity Group to revisit and deepen your understanding of what’s happening to support leaders of color in the arts and creative economy in Maryland.