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.

Thursday, June 13, 2024 at 09:30 to 01:30 PM

Please join Maryland Philanthropy Network and William Julius Wilson Institute at Harlem Children’s Zone for a gathering of Maryland leaders to celebrate the passage of the historic ENOUGH Act.  Learn directly from Maryland Governor Wes Moore and state and national leaders about Maryland's groundbreaking approach to addressing economic mobility and join forces with leaders committed to economic mobility and moving the needle for children in Maryland.

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.

Wednesday, March 20, 2024 at 11:30 to 01:00 PM

Join Maryland Philanthropy Network’s Health and Prenatal-to-Five Funders Affinity Groups to discuss with representatives from Boldly Gold Philanthropy and the Community Health Acceleration Partnership (CHAP) the opportunities collaborative funding in Maryland can serve to connect community and government, build a stronger and more diverse birth workforce, and create thriving ecosystems of community-based organizations to improve outcomes. Maryland Department of Health’s  Elizabeth Kromm, PhD, Director, Prevention and Health Promotion Administration, will share the Department's  vision for maternal health and overall women's health.  Dr. Kromm will provide an overview of current initiatives across the perinatal continuum as well as discuss opportunities for partnership with philanthropy. 

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