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.”
Philanthropy can be just as focused on perpetuity as it can on results. I have witnessed institutions with millions and billions in assets and the desire to change the world attack that very mission as a solo practitioner.
Maryland Philanthropy Network is one of more than 33 PSO organizations that signed a letter opposing the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
Recently, I had the opportunity to participate in a thought-provoking, poignant and powerfully packaged event hosted by the Maryland Philanthropy Network for Baltimore Area Grantmakers (Maryland Philanthropy Network). This event included a discussion by Kevin Shird and Nelson Malden, authors of the recently published book The Colored Waiting Room: Empowering the Original and the New Civil Movements followed by a panel discussion on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.