Friday, October 12, 2018 at 12:00 to 04:00 PM

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.

Friday, October 12, 2018 at 09:30 to 11:00 AM

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. 

Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 02:00 to 03:30 PM

Maryland Philanthropy Network’s Basic Human Needs and Workforce Development Affinity Groups invite you to a conversation about the next steps regarding employment and income strategies (the Journey to Jobs project); a summary of the resource development fiscal scan to which Maryland Philanthropy Network members contributed data as well as the plan that came out of it; and the status of shelter beds available to families. 

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 09:00 to 10:30 AM

At the June 12 briefing about the Baltimore Children and Youth Fund (BCYF), the question was raised of how funders can align with the Fund to maximize this investment. Join us for a follow-up conversation with the leadership team of the BCYF when they return to discuss how philanthropic entities might align resources with the BCYF. 

Monday, September 17, 2018 at 02:30 to 04:00 PM

The Public Policy Committee serves as a clearinghouse of policy information, responsible for informing members on government policies affecting the charitable sector and member interest areas; a resource on philanthropic practice, responsible for advancing members’ public leadership and policy advocacy; and an advocate, responsible for advising Maryland Philanthropy Network on local, state, and federal legislation that impacts foundations and nonprofit organizations.