Friday, March 08, 2019 at 08:00 to 11:30 AM

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. 

Based on the resources available at and current insights from local foundation program officers.

Friday, February 08, 2019 at 09:30 to 10:30 AM

The 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.

Friday, February 01, 2019 at 08:00 to 10:30 AM

This program has been CANCELED. We apologize for any inconvenience | Please join your nonprofit colleagues for a conversation with Melissa Varanko, an experienced Certified Public Accountant. This conversation will include an overview of tax filing requirements and expectations, tips, recommendations for getting ahead of tax filing, and helpful resources to support your nonprofit’s tax preparation process.   

Friday, June 15, 2018 at 08:00 to 11:30 AM

Presented by a foundation program officer who reviews hundreds of proposals each year and a nonprofit expert with decades of finance experience, the Maryland Philanthropy Network invites new and experienced grant proposal writers to a workshop on nonprofit budgeting. Presented by Lara Hall, Senior Program Officer, Blaustein Philanthropic Group and Nancy Hall, President of 501c3 Solutions.

Tuesday, June 05, 2018 at 08:00 to 04:00 PM

This full-day professional development workshop for grantmakers is taught by the region's experienced practitioners and is designed for trustees and staff of foundations, giving circles and corporate giving, individuals who are exploring how to organize significant charitable giving, and beginning and intermediate grantmakers.