Collaboratives & Initiatives
Maryland Philanthropy Network has a long history of supporting and hosting initiatives and collaboratives -- this is one of the most powerful ways we realize our mission and strategic goal of leading, with and for our members, efforts to influence critical issues, improve community conditions and strive for transformative change. Member shared interests and goals fuel our role as a host supporting innovation and impact; and as an association advancing philanthropy and collaboration with key partners and stakeholders across the state.


Baltimore Workforce Funders Collaborative (BWFC)
BWFC is a local partner of the National Fund for Workforce Solutions and a member of its network of more than 30 regional collaboratives across the country. BWFC members align investments and co-develop strategies to better to connect Baltimore area jobseekers and workers to good jobs and to build prosperous communities by testing innovative approaches to workforce development, engaging business and community leaders and spreading successful models and programs. Click here to read more about BWFC.

Maryland Community Foundations Association (MCFA)
Maryland Community Foundations Association (MCFA) connects and promotes community foundations as a form of philanthropy benefitting towns, cities and rural areas across our state. This group convenes in support of their shared missions and focus on helping individuals, families and businesses plan and carry out their charitable giving; and in building endowments to serve their regions' changing needs. Click here to read more about MCFA.

Maryland Aging Innovations Group
The Maryland Aging Innovations Group of Maryland Philanthropy Network (MPN) facilitates its members’ in-depth exploration of issues and impact on targeted community concerns in the field of aging. This group engages MPN members and non-profit and community leaders across multiple sectors working together to improve the quality of life for older adults in Maryland. The group provides informational and educational programs in aging that create opportunities, address challenges, and advocate for impactful strategies. Click here to read more about Aging Innovations.

Seniors and Housing Collaborative
The Seniors and Housing Collaborative (S & HC) convenes stakeholders to develop strategies and invest resources to advance equity and systems change to impact older adults and people with disabilities’ well-being in the greater Baltimore region with a focus on housing. Click here to read more about S & HC.