For nearly 40 years, the Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers has been helping the philanthropic community stayed connected. But as the organization has evolved over the decades, its name has stayed the same. Now the nonprofit is unveiling a new name, Maryland Philanthropy Network, that better reflects its work.
The Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers announced Monday that it would change its name to Maryland Philanthropy Network as part of a rebrand.
The Maryland Philanthropy Network (Maryland Philanthropy Network) is pleased to announce that Charlotte Haase has joined them as communication and data manager.
The Maryland Philanthropy Network’ mission is to maximize the impact of giving on community life through a growing network of diverse, informed and effective philanthropists. Maryland Philanthropy Network is committed to fulfilling its mission by embracing diversity and inclusion and focusing on racial equity in its governance and programs.
Maryland Philanthropy Network Key Public Policy Updates – January 2019
In recognition of this focus and the desire to align funding around housing stability, Maryland Philanthropy Network members, many of whom are part of the Basic Human Needs Affinity Group decided to transform into a new group comprised of private and public funders, currently called Funders Together to End Homelessness – Baltimore.
In this Baltimore Sun article, the Maryland Philanthropy Network was mentioned by Peter Beilenson, former Baltimore City health commissioner, as an organization that deeply cares about city programs and which has the long-term focus to ensure that working programs continue through city changes.
Maryland Philanthropy Network President and CEO Celeste Amato was featured in The Chronicle of Philanthropy for her advice in the article, “How to Attract Talented People of Color to Your Nonprofit.”