All Maryland Philanthropy Network members, especially Corporate Giving members, are invited to a conversation with the Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) and its new Opportunity Zone Coordinator.
Join the Community Investment Affinity Group to hear about these two exciting developments in the affordable housing landscape the Affordable Housing Trust Fund and Community Land Trusts .
Join us for an update on Baltimore City Schools facilities. Learn more about infrastructure problems that exist, the funding mechanisms that exacerbate the problem and the steps City Schools is taking to proactively address facility challenges and buildings with alternative financing mechanisms.
This discussion, convened by the Arts Funders Affinity Group, will begin with some information sharing about the expectations for Baltimore’s Arts and Entertainment Districts’ nonprofit host organization and for what they are being held accountable and move into a strategic discussion about possible collective actions to maximize the benefits of and support to Arts and Entertainment Districts so that they continue to generate innumerable social and economic benefits inherent in creative placemaking projects.
Maryland Philanthropy Network’s Program Committee is responsible for guiding Maryland Philanthropy Network staff about the educational needs of Maryland Philanthropy Network members and helping to design and implement programs to meet those needs. This meeting is for committee members only. If you are an Maryland Philanthropy Network member interested in serving on the Program Committee, please contact Elisabeth Hyleck.
The Maryland Philanthropy Network is committed to fulfill its mission by embracing diversity and inclusion and focusing on racial equity in its governance and programs. The Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee (EDI) meets quarterly to infuse Maryland Philanthropy Network's values of diversity, inclusiveness and respect in our work.
Coaching Corps, along with their partners, have been supporting youth living in poverty by matching them with coaches and mentors. Specifically focusing on how coaches are recruited and trained to help close gaps for young people wanting to access sports activities, they have also been instrumental in supporting afterschool programs throughout Baltimore. Join us for this member-sponsored panel discussion and facilitated conversation to hear highlights on the Coaching Corps and their efforts.
Increasing numbers of people are engaging in freelancing, independent contracting and gig work. These arrangements can offer flexibility and autonomy. They can also put workers at risk as they take on labor and capital costs without having access to employer insurance/benefits or a platform for collective worker voice. Join us for a discusssion on the implications of independent work in Baltimore and draw from the experiences with supporting freelance workers in the Bay Area and NYC.
Learn from other funders and dig into the new Ramping Up for High-Impact Philanthropy Toolkit by Exponent Philanthropy and The Philanthropic Initiative (TPI) to identify obstacles that are impeding your ability to reach the next level of impact.