The power dynamic between community organizations, researchers, and funders can block information that could drive better decision-making and fuel more investment in communities most in need.
Modeled after Impact Hub’s "Embracing Emergence: Adaptive Leadership for Uncertain Times" retreat, Maryland Philanthropy Network's Emergent Philanthropy Roundtable (formerly Rising Leaders Roundtable) will use this time to reflect and develop greater clarity around one’s purpose and commitments, laying the foundation for folks to be the leaders they want to be.
Flowing out of our 2020 Annual Meeting | Reimagine Philanthropy and Peer Conversation about Stemming Anti-Black Racism and other conversations, we’re creating space for members to connect and share reflections and questions within small groups.
Join PEAK Grantmaking's President and CEO, Satonya Fair, for a discussion to help grantmakers understand what we're doing that might be systematically putting certain organizations and projects at a disadvantage, without meaning to. We'll also identify how we can work proactively to level the playing field, or even improve the chances, for organizations and leaders that have been historically disenfranchised.
Maryland Philanthropy Network members are invited to join Julia Baez, Executive Director of Baltimore’s Promise and Danielle Torain, Director of Open Society Institute - Baltimore, to hear about and discuss Baltimore Invest, a unique collaborative funding opportunity.
In June, ABFE released We Must be in it for the Long Haul, a call to action to philanthropy to stem anti-Black racism developed in partnership with Black foundations executives across the country.
Shanaysha Sauls, President & CEO of the Baltimore Community Foundation and one of the signatories of the statement, will ground participants in the impetus for the statement and share insight around the significance for MPN’s members. From there, MPN members will have a chance to learn and share with peers in smaller breakout groups.
If you look at nonprofit financials every day or only a few times a year, this workshop is for you. Philanthropic due diligence should include examination of a nonprofit organization's financial health. Not only does the funder gain a risk perspective, but there is an opportunity to help the organization understand its own path to sustainability and fulfilling its mission.
Join Maryland Philanthropy Network and the Trust-Based Philanthropy Project as we explore questions about changes funders are making and how to leverage this moment to reexamine philanthropic practices. After presenting a general overview of the interrelated principles of trust-based philanthropy, we'll engage in a discussion about how trust-based practice benefits whole systems — enabling both funders and nonprofits to do our work with more ease, authenticity, and joy.
Out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to postpone this program. We apologize for any inconvenience.
This session will now be virtual out of precaution related to COVID-19. We apologize for any inconvenience.