When place-based funders from 12 regions across the country formed a learning group in 2020, chronicled in this five-part series, they shared practical, tactical steps to grapple with a range of thorny questions. When they turned to engaging stakeholders, the funders focused on three core challenges to building community partnerships. READ MORE
In their continuing effort to track the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic on nonprofit employment, the Center for Civil Society Studies Archive reports their estimates of COVID-induced... READ MORE
Sekou “Koe” Murphy, chief financial officer for CCI Health & Wellness, was appointed to the board of trustees for the Horizon Foundation, the largest independent... READ MORE
The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore recently announced Robin Evans, Tyrone Mills, Melody Nelson and Sonya Whited have joined the foundation’s Board of Directors.... READ MORE
Building a robust access to counsel program for Marylanders facing eviction will take money — perhaps around $30 million per year — and a commitment to reshaping rent court... READ MORE
The Baltimore Digital Equity Coalition’s 2021 Annual Report highlights the progress they made in 2021. Some of that progress is easy to see, such as the number of issues resolved from callers to the BDEC Tech Support Hotline — Baltimore’s first-ever tech support hotline. Their progress also serves as a reminder of what is still left to do.
BDEC was launched in 2020 amidst the Covid-19 pandemic with the resolve to close the digital divide in Baltimore City. That remains their focus today, and we will work collaboratively to do so through four main goals:
- Access to Devices;
- Greater Internet Connectivity;
- Digital Skills Training and Technical Support; and
- Advocacy. READ MORE
Even the best-intentioned philanthropies can’t support what they don’t see.
Every day across our nation, altruistic people and organizations give money and other resources to nonprofits... READ MORE
Very early Wednesday morning, Dec. 22, staff from Chesapeake Charities, Inc., departed Stevensville, and drove to western Kentucky — an area that was especially devastated by tornadoes the week of... READ MORE
The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore recently announced that Robin Evans, Tyrone Mills, Melody Nelson and Sonya Whited have joined the Foundation’s Board of Directors.... READ MORE
On the December 29ths episode, the Community Foundation of Howard County’s director of development, marketing and communications, Dan Flynn, sits down with Erik Dahlen, a... READ MORE