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.
One of the greatest values of Maryland Philanthropy Network membership is colleagues you meet and the relationships you build with them. Talking candidly about what is happening in your office and our region is worthwhile and important but often hard to schedule in our busy world. Join us for and opporutnity to discuss the rebranding proces of Maryland Philanthropy Network, hear take-aways from the Communnication Annual Conference and and engage with your colleagues.
At this Focus on City Schools (FOCS), City Schools' Christopher R. Won, Director of Research Services, and Michael Haugh, Program Evaluator Title 1, will share more about how the Elementary and Secondary Education Act's new requirements and City Schools' procurement guidelines might affect your grantees.
This roundtable provides a venue for family foundation trustees and board members to connect around the joys and challenges of family philanthropy. In addition to learning from regional and national experts, peer sharing of experiences and expertise is a significant focus of this group.
Please join representatives from FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture who will share highlights of their work around rape culture, the intersections of sexual and domestic violence with other social justice issues, and the role of art in changing culture. Specifically, they will share their ongoing survivor organizing work in Baltimore, as well as their Spring 2019 Monument Quilt Display and Baltimore Convening.
Join us on October 17th to receive a hardcopy of the 2018 Profile of Education Giving, learn about about data received and aggregrated and to discuss this year's outcomes and compare to previous years with your peers.
This is the continuation of the Baltimore Workforce Funder Collaborative (BWFC) Retreat held in August 2018. The collaborative is dedicated to advancing labor market prospects of unemployed and underemployed Baltimore City residents while meeting the needs of our region’s employers for a skilled workforce.
Join us for a panel discussion with local fiscal sponsors and agents including, Maryland Nonprofits, Strong City Baltimore, Fusion Partners and your own Maryland Philanthropy Network. Our panelists will give an overview of the current fiscal sponsor landscape in Maryland, the purpose and difference between fiscal agency and fiscal sponsorship, and share national standards and best practices funders can look for when considering granting through a fiscal sponsor.