Tuesday, November 12, 2024 at 12:00 to 01:30 PM

The Prenatal-to-Five (PN-5) Affinity Group was created to help funders who are interested in supporting expectant parents, and children from birth through age five and their families improve their grantmaking by learning more about initiatives, educational research, and best practices. More details about the agenda and speakers will be available soon!

Maryland Philanthropy Network members interested in attending for the first time are encouraged to reach out to Marlo Nash prior to attending a meeting.

Tuesday, October 08, 2024 at 12:00 to 01:30 PM

The Prenatal-to-Five (PN-5) Affinity Group was created to help funders who are interested in supporting expectant parents, and children from birth through age five and their families improve their grantmaking by learning more about initiatives, educational research, and best practices. More details about the agenda and speakers will be available soon!

Maryland Philanthropy Network members interested in attending for the first time are encouraged to reach out to Marlo Nash prior to attending a meeting.

Tuesday, September 10, 2024 at 12:00 to 01:30 PM

The Prenatal-to-Five (PN-5) Affinity Group was created to help funders who are interested in supporting expectant parents, and children from birth through age five and their families improve their grantmaking by learning more about initiatives, educational research, and best practices. More details about the agenda and speakers will be available soon!

Maryland Philanthropy Network members interested in attending for the first time are encouraged to reach out to Marlo Nash prior to attending a meeting.

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at 01:00 to 02:30 PM

Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) services are essential to a high-quality, high-functioning child care system. Join Maryland Philanthropy Network's Prenatal-to-Five Affinity Group and Tracy Harris, Program Director of the Baltimore City Child Care Resource Center (BCCCRC) to learn how CCR&R centers support diverse child care options for families and provide essential professional and business development for child care providers. The conversation will explore the ways BCCCRC contributes to the implementation of Pillar 1 of the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future and learn about the gaps that are ahead as ARPA funding concludes.

Tuesday, May 14, 2024 at 12:00 to 01:30 PM

Significant gains to the Child Care Scholarship Program and advancements for mixed delivery systems and family child care settings are headlines from this year's legislative session. The Prenatal to Five Affinity Group will be joined by Beth Morrow, Director of Public Policy for the Maryland Family Network (MFN), for a legislative recap and time to talk about the opportunities to seize and challenges that remain. Join us virtually on May 14 from 12:00 - 1:30 pm.

Wednesday, April 03, 2024 at 12:00 to 01:30 PM

All MPN members are invited to join the Prenatal-to-Five (PN-5) Affinity Group for a conversation featuring the Bainum Family Foundation's WeVision EarlyEd Initiative, which is a catalyst for making the ideal child care real — as defined by those closest to the system: families, educators and administrators. WeVision EarlyEd is designed to guide necessary conversations and test ideal solutions, beginning with the District of Columbia and then influencing other communities across the nation. Attendees will learn details about the initiative, insights and ideas captured thus far, the Foundation’s investments to begin to test ideal solutions, as well as future plans.

Thursday, March 21, 2024 at 11:00 to 12:30 PM

Recognizing that a child’s early years are the most critical period for brain development and set the foundation for lifelong learning and achievement, the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future first pillar emphasizes equitable early education opportuni

Tuesday, March 12, 2024 at 12:00 to 01:30 PM

This meeting has been cancelled so PN5 members may join Senator Ben Cardin from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM for a virtual Town Hall hosted by Maryland Nonprofits. For information, please visit marylandnonprofits.org.

The Prenatal-to-Five (PN-5) Affinity Group was created to help funders who are interested in supporting expectant parents, and children from birth through age five and their families improve their grantmaking by learning more about initiatives, educational research, and best practices.

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 12:00 to 01:30 PM

The Prenatal-to-Five (PN-5) Affinity Group invites Maryland Philanthropy Network members to learn more about the successful campaign to secure Medicaid support for HealthySteps in Maryland, while being updated on the state's infant and early childhood mental health collaborative from Kay Connors, Executive Director, Taghi Modarressi Center for Infant Study at the University of MD School of Medicine. The meeting will also offer updates on upcoming opportunities for funder collaboration to support the Blueprint's Pillar One and strengthen the childcare workforce. 

The Prenatal-to-Five (PN-5) Affinity Group was created to help funders who are interested in supporting expectant parents, and children from birth through age five and their families improve their grantmaking by learning more about initiatives, educational research, and best practices. 

Maryland Philanthropy Network members interested in attending for the first time are encouraged to reach out to Marlo Nash prior to attending a meeting.

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