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Monday, May 15, 2023

What if I told you that, just as there are renewable energy sources, there is a renewable financial resource — and it’s already quietly making progress possible? Impact investing, which generates financial returns alongside positive social change, is proving a valuable tool for spurring large scale, inclusive economic growth and creating income and wealth for residents. Impact investments can take the form of low-interest loans, venture capital or municipal bond investments, for example, all with the goal of addressing critical social needs. READ MORE

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Foundation Giving for Disability: Priorities and Trends”, a rigorous new study commissioned by the Disability & Philanthropy Forum, is the first study of its kind to map philanthropic giving for disability causes. The report goes beyond big-picture dollar figures to point out key imbalances within philanthropy, most notably the minuscule amount of support and action to advance social justice for people with disabilities across the spectrum of funding.  READ MORE

Thursday, April 20, 2023

More funders are providing general operating support to BIPOC-led organizations. But is it enough? Our research suggests that acting in true alignment and solidarity with BIPOC communities requires more: that funders begin to fundamentally shift the way they think about and use their resources, power, and privilege READ MORE

Monday, March 27, 2023

The Council on Foundations’ 2023 Grantmaker Salary and Benefits Survey is now open and your participation is needed. Maryland Philanthropy Network is once again partnering with COF to encourage our members to participate. Members who complete the survey receive a FREE copy of the national report—a $499 value! Since 1980, the Grantmaker Salary and Benefits Report has provided the sector with the most comprehensive data on staff composition and compensation in the United States. Grantmakers rely on this annual report to inform budgeting, talent recruitment and retention strategies, and personnel policies and practices. READ MORE


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