J.C. Faulk founded Bmore Community Food (BCF) from his car, during the early days of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Please join our Health Funders Affinity Group for our annual legislative debrief. Our speakers will summarize the health legislation passed in 2022 as well as the efforts that did not quite make it this year.
Join Maryland Philanthropy Network and our speakers for an overview of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to contextualize the ways funds are being disbursed, including the $350 billion in State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF). Drawing on ideas found in this Philanthropy News Digest article by Darius Graham of the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, we’ll discuss how a greater understanding of priorities and processes in a community can help with allocating SLFRF in ways that inform grantmaking. We will conclude with a dynamic panel discussion with our partners on how funders can support nonprofits, provide community input about public dollars, and address any potential funding gaps.
Join colleagues, public sector leaders, and other key players to hear about the current state of food distribution in Baltimore City and County and discuss lessons learned to date and potential solutions, including funding through American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) dollars.
Please join Maryland Philanthropy Network's Baltimore Seniors and Housing Collaborative, in partnership with the Community Development Network of Maryland and Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition, to learn about coordinated, equity-focused policy responses to maintain housing security for seniors. Presentations will new research on reverse mortgage patterns among senior homeowners in Baltimore City, recent national research on the lack of sufficient affordable housing available to a growing share of senior renters, and plans for the launch of federal stimulus aid to prevent mortgage foreclosures in Baltimore City and the State of Maryland.
Please join Maryland Philanthropy Network’s Health Funders and Aging Affinity Groups for our first program in a new Mental Health Series. This session will focus on the correlation of the significant increase in diagnosis of dementia felt within communities of color and chronic stress caused by determinants of health. Our guest speakers will also present on new drug therapies (including the controversial Aducnumab), current research, legislative recommendations for Maryland to develop a data-driven, multi-year plan to meet the cognitive and behavioral challenges of the elder boom.
Please join the Health Funders and Public Policy Committee for a wrap-up from this year’s legislative session.
Maryland Philanthropy Network invites you to continue the conversation we started at our 2020 Annual Meeting | Reimagine Philanthropy through a series of events designed as opportunities for transformative change. This next conversation in our Reimagine Philanthropy series will explore the topic of Economic Justice and the Social Determinant of Health, Work, and Wellbeing. Through the lens of trust-based philanthropy, our speakers will share the stories of how they have grapple with the need for transformative philanthropic practices that include partnerships with communities to address root causes of disparate health and employment outcomes.
Have you met ALICE®? ALICE is an acronym for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed. The earnings of Maryland ALICE individuals and families are not enough to support a “survival budget” that is more than twice the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). Join us to hear about ALICE in Maryland, the findings from these reports, and discuss the implications in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and its devastating economic impact on our residents.
The Affinity Group on Aging invites funders of older adult issues and key non-profit organizations to discuss ways to partner to meet the needs of older adults during these challenging times.