“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.
An effort to combat generational poverty and to foster economic mobility for residents living at or below the poverty line is coming to Prince George’s County.
Most grant makers would agree, at least in principle, that helping nonprofits build organizational capacity is an important role for philanthropy.
Independent Sector regularly releases Health of the U.S. Nonprofit Sector reports – an evolving and growing resource of data, analysis, and recommendations about key areas powering more than 1.8 million U.S. nonprofits.
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.
Baltimore City’s newest school commissioner, Khalilah Slater Harrington, took her seat on the board of education Tuesday.
The philanthropic sector is an ecosystem: a web of interdependent actors, infinitely variable, striving constantly to build something greater than the sum of its parts. Philanthropy is also getting organized and reorganized. Funding collaboratives, unionized labor, new governance structures — individual actors are making moves, coming together to cause change on a broader scale. As ideas and methods gain attention, they introduce yet more dynamism to the environment. Today, we see this push-pull at work. In 2023 and beyond, we’ll see how it plays out. Check out the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy's 11 Trends in Philanthropy for 2023 Report to help you anticipate and embrace what’s next.
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) is pleased to co-release this publication from Sheryl Petty, Ed.D. of Movement Tapestries.