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 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.
The Public Policy Committee serves as a clearinghouse for Maryland Philanthropy Network’s public policy platform. It connects across funder affinity groups, fiscally hosted initiatives, funder collaborations and individual members to understand the landscape of member policy interests and distill those interests and issues into an agenda.
The Forum of Regional Maryland Philanthropy Networks and the Council on Foundations are excited to announce Foundations on the Hill 2011 – scheduled for March 8-9th.
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