The 2020 Legislative Session in Maryland will address major issues affecting nonprofits and the people and communities we serve, including the funding of education, the impact of federal policies on Maryland’s government services, and protection of health and the environment. Join Maryland Philanthropy Network and Maryland Nonprofits for this informational program to learn how your work may be affected by policies and decisions made in 2020.
We all benefit when local economies offer equitable, stable jobs. Two new tools are being piloted in Baltimore to enhance the ability of companies and their employees to prosper.
Maryland Philanthropy Network invites the staff and board members of nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations and social enterprises to our recurring program on foundations and the broader landscape of philanthropy in Maryland. This learning opportunity is most appropriate to new grantseekers and to nonprofit organizations in Baltimore and central Maryland.
"For Grantseekers: You Got the Grant, So Now What?" is an opportunity for nonprofit organizations to better understand how foundations use evaluation and reporting, and the best ways to engage funders for long-term relationship building.
Through a presentation and discussion with Stuart Clarke, Edgar Villanueva will outline his provocative analysis of the dysfunctional colonial dynamics at play in philanthropy and finance and offer a prescription for restoring balance and healing our divides.
Presented by a program officer who reviews hundreds of proposals each year, the Maryland Philanthropy Network invites new grant proposal writers to a step-by-step presentation to writing a full proposal grantmakers will want to receive. You will hear the “never ever do this” and the “be sure to do that”. This is a great workshop for grantseekers new to the field. The agenda includes additional information on preparing to write, stewarding a funder relationship, and presenting your budget.
At the Maryland Philanthropy Network, we believe that authentic relationships between nonprofit organizations and funders are key to sustainable social change.