Join Christopher Rockey, Senior Vice President and Market Manager of Greater Maryland Community Development at PNC Bank, and James Wahls, Senior Investment Analyst at Annie E. Casey Foundation, to learn more about how the Baltimore Small Business Technical Assistance Fund has built a supportive ecosystem for small businesses owned by people of color.
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.
This discussion, convened by the Arts Funders Affinity Group, will begin with some information sharing about the expectations for Baltimore’s Arts and Entertainment Districts’ nonprofit host organization and for what they are being held accountable and move into a strategic discussion about possible collective actions to maximize the benefits of and support to Arts and Entertainment Districts so that they continue to generate innumerable social and economic benefits inherent in creative placemaking projects.
Join us for a panel discussion with local fiscal sponsors and agents including, Maryland Nonprofits, Strong City Baltimore, Fusion Partners and your own Maryland Philanthropy Network. Our panelists will give an overview of the current fiscal sponsor landscape in Maryland, the purpose and difference between fiscal agency and fiscal sponsorship, and share national standards and best practices funders can look for when considering granting through a fiscal sponsor.
Join Funders' Committee for Civic Participation for their last Election Series Discussion to address practical pathways that can capture election momentum to build long-term power for communities of interest.
Fund the People will help Maryland Philanthropy Network members better understand how to bake talent-investing, the intentional deployment of resources to support and develop nonprofit professionals and leaders, into their strategy and grantmaking
"For Grantseekers: Meet and Understand Community Investment Funders" is an opportunity for nonprofit organizations to better understand how community development and capacity building funders make grant decisions.
Join in a dynamic conversation about how to maximize the impact of your grantmaking by investing in nonprofit talent to ensure a diverse, high-performing, impactful and enduring nonprofit workforce. Rusty Stahl, President and CEO of Talent Philanthropy will share research and recommendations from his organization including, a new national initiative helping grantmakers and fundraisers to maximize a healthy, productive charitable workforce.
Join a conversation with Brett Egan, President of the DeVos Institute, about this program and what the Institute is learning related to the capacity of arts organizations in Baltimore. We’ll also discuss the interests of Maryland Philanthropy Network members and how we can advance the diverse arts and cultural sector in our region toward long-term sustainability.