Please join the Green Funders for a meet and greet with Emily Enderle, the Program Director of Northeast Campaigns for the Energy Foundation. This program will include an overview of the Energy Foundation’s vision for expanding into our region, and a consultative discussion of the clean energy landscape and investment opportunities in our region.
Join Maryland Nonprofits for a session that will bring together a variety of perspectives to discuss what the decennial census means for the nonprofit sector and our role in ensuring an accurate count.
Join us for our Focus on City Schools meeting with John Walker, Interim Chief Financial Officer for Baltimore City Schools. Mr. Walker will provide an overview of the proposed 2019-2020 City Schools budget.
Maryland Philanthropy Network’s Community Investment Affinity Group invites all Maryland Philanthropy Network members to hear from Brad Rogers, Executive Director of SBGP for an overview of this new philanthropic presence for south Baltimore. He will highlight one of their high priority “Transformative Initiatives” around the Middle Branch, which would environmentally restore a potential 10 miles of publicly-accessible waterfront with integrated recreational opportunities for nearby communities and the whole city.
Please join us for this program to learn the facts about these important scholarship programs, gaining knowledge of who can benefit and how “free” college programs are structured. We will be joined by Cristina Lopez , Donna Thomas, Director, Office of Student Financial Assistance at Maryland Higher Education Commission and Don Elliott, CCBC's Director of Continuing Education Operations and Online Learning. Maryland Philanthropy Network members will leave with a better understanding of opportunities and gaps in making a post-secondary degree or certification more accessible to all.
Join Baltimore's Promise Executive Director, Julia Baez, for an update on the efforts of Baltimore’s Promise and its partners and next steps for the organization. Baltimore's Promise is a collaborative dedicated to improving outcomes for the City's youth. At this program, the Baltimore’s Promise team will update Maryland Philanthropy Network members on several key efforts.
The Maryland Philanthropy Network is pleased to welcome Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski, Jr. for a conversation with members. We will discuss the County Executive’s vision, priorities and opportunities for collaboration.
Advancing racial equity and supporting marginalized communities require intentional power shifting and the redistribution of wealth. Join the Rising Leaders for a brown bag discussion about strategies Maryland funders can use to promote systems of liberation in our communities.
Join us for a conversation with City Schools and the ACLU to discuss the education policy agenda for this legislative session. We will be joined by Melissa Broome, Director of Policy and Legislative Affairs, Baltimore City Schools and Bebe Verdery, Education Director, ACLU of Maryland.
Join the Affinity Group on Aging as we present another program in our Innovative Aging series. Tiffany Callender, Senior Program Officer, the Horizon Foundation will speak on the Foundation’s groundbreaking initiative Speak(easy) Howard. Following the program, members of the Affinity Group on Aging and our community partners will hold a brief planning meeting for our programs during 2019. Following the program, members of the Affinity Group on Aging and our community partners will hold a brief planning meeting for our programs during 2019.