With the American Rescue Plan allocating hundreds of billions of dollars across the country, it is essential for state and local governments to set up community investment boards (CIBs) that strengthen public-private partnerships and advance equit
The 2020 Fund to Advance Impact was launched to enhance Maryland Philanthropy Network’s visibility and accessibility, support the organization's move to new office space, and expand the ways in which the organization supports the evolving needs and aspirations of our statewide membership enhancing the engagement and impact of Maryland's philanthropic community. We're pleased to share the 2020 Fund to Advance Impact Report below and to express our deep gratitude to all those who contributed and made the Fund a success.
Maggie Osborn, a 30-year veteran of the philanthropic sector, will join the Maryland Philanthropy Network as the next CEO of the organization, which represents 115 foundations and other member organizations around the state.
This report represents the latest in an effort by Philanthropy-Serving Organizations (PSOs) to advance philanthropic practice and impact by centering racial equity.
The Board of Directors of Maryland Philanthropy Network is pleased to announce Maggie Gunther Osborn as its new President and Chief Executive Officer, effective April 12, 2021. “Through a robust and extensive search process, Maggie was the clear choice as a leader who brings a bird’s eye view of the philanthropic sector, a demonstrated commitment to racial justice, and a vision for supporting philanthropic impact across her home state of Maryland,” shared Carmel Roques, Maryland Philanthropy Network’s Board Chair, in a message to MPN members.
It could not be clearer in those moments how firmly engrained white supremacy is in all the structures of our nation. The response from law enforcement at the Capitol was unrecognizable from the over-policing that occurs in many of the communities we serve and represent. The upswell of white supremacists came from across our country and from nearly every community. We at Maryland Philanthropy Network stand with our colleagues and leaders across the country in calling for change. Our communities and our future depend on it.
Maryland Philanthropy Network joined over 250 philanthropic leaders and peers, issued the following letter affirming the principles of a free, fair, and safe election season and asking fellow leaders to do the same.
The Board of Directors of Maryland Philanthropy Network (MPN) is pleased to announce the
Maryland Philanthropy Network Board of Directors has initiated a search for a new executive. MPN is seeking a President and CEO who is passionate about strategic philanthropy and its potential to make a positive difference in the region. The new executive will lead the continued evolution of this respected membership organization and will uphold its commitment to being a leading voice in advancing racial equity.