Establishing a scaled fiscal hosting solution for Baltimore through a collaborative process that demonstrates local philanthropic support, strong financial analysis, and grassroots leadership could transform the field. Join us for an exploratory conversation about applying this idea to the recently announced 2030 Racial Equity, W.K. Kellogg Foundation challenge.
Interns working at Maryland Philanthropy Network member foundations, federated funds, and corporations are invited to learn more broadly about the world of philanthropy and to share their summer experiences with their peers.
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
The global reach of Covid and its staying power both as a killer disease and an economic menace attracted a philanthropic response of $20.2 billion last year, more than double the amount given to the previous top 10 disasters combined, according to preliminary estimates released Wednesday. For many nonprofit leaders, however, the true measure of philanthropy’s response to both the pandemic and the racial-justice uprisings that followed the killing of George Floyd in May will be in whether foundations and other donors continue the less restrictive approaches to grant making they adopted during the pandemic’s early weeks.
During the coronavirus pandemic, government leaders and the news media have focused their attention on the economic struggles facing business. But America’s nonprofits are in the gravest danger.
The media is full of the economic consequences of the coronavirus. Here in the United States, 40 million people have lost jobs. Prominent businesses—from Hertz to J. Crew—have declared bankruptcy.
CLLCTIVLY launches a no-strings-attached micro-grant to support Black-led and Black-owned organizations on the frontlines— serving children and families who have become even more economically vulnerable as a result of COVID-19.
It is not news to anyone that the Covid-19 pandemic has been hard on nonprofits, many of which are working with the communities hardest hit by this disease. In the past month, many nonprofit organizations have been on a pause.
The decision to spend down all the assets of the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation was made in 2008, creating significant opportunities as well as some real challenges.