Maryland Philanthropy Network is pleased to announce the formation of the Prenatal to Five Impact Collaborative (PN-5 Impact Collaborative). This group is for funders interested in learning together about the needs of pregnant women and families with children up to age 5 and how to best support them.
Join us for a conversation that will discuss the Baltimore Education Research Consortium (BERC)’s decade long study of post-secondary educational and workforce outcomes of Baltimore City high school graduates and the recent publication of the Baltimore College Fact Book. The conversation will also focus on the work of BERC over the last 14 years and opportunities for continued impact with the recent expansion of the consortium to include 10 new Maryland colleges and universities.
Join us for a conversation with Laura Weeldreyer, Executive Director of Maryland Family Network, and some of our region’s child care providers to shed light on how national predictions are playing out in Maryland. Participants will learn how to support the safe, responsible re-opening of child care across the state, as well as how we rebuild a stronger and more sustainable industry made for all children and their caregivers.
COVID-19 is bearing down on communities of color with intense disproportional impacts that are felt both economically and physically.
Maryland Philanthropy Network is pleased to host Dr. Sonja Santelises, Chief Executive Officer of the Baltimore City Public School System, for our annual conversation with members.
Maternal and child health outcomes are determined by a complex series of social and environmental factors. As well, disparities in maternal and child health outcomes exist along racial and socioeconomic lines.
Maryland Philanthropy Network’s Basic Human Needs and Workforce Development Affinity Groups invite you to a conversation about the next steps regarding employment and income strategies (the Journey to Jobs project); a summary of the resource development fiscal scan to which Maryland Philanthropy Network members contributed data as well as the plan that came out of it; and the status of shelter beds available to families.
Join us for this joint session hosted by the Green Funders and Health Funders Affinity Groups to learn about housing conditions and exposure to indoor allergens as well as industrial and vehicular air pollution all contribute to high asthma rates in Baltimore. This is also a great opportunity for funders with interests in community development and housing.
This program is designed for all Maryland Philanthropy Network members to gain awareness of how early Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) and trauma impacts the success/outcomes of the grants that local foundations provide, including the areas of