Havaca Ganguly is Executive Director of The Middendorf Foundation which provides capital and one-time grants that support six areas of grantmaking focus. When Havaca took over the one staff position in late 2019, the foundation had a chance to reflect on their practices and reset operations. In March 2022, we spoke with Havaca to learn more about their process and what they're excited about for the future. READ MORE
Federal legislation passed last year has made a record amount of public funds available. Yes, what made it across the finish line falls ... READ MORE
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... READ MORE
To say Claire McCardell was a trailblazer would be an understatement.
When many women stayed home, McCardell worked a job. When most looked to Paris for fashion trends, she created her own... READ MORE
The Venable Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Venable LLP, is pleased to announce that it will provide a $50,000 emergency grant to World Central Kitchen (WCK), supporting WCK’s efforts to feed... READ MORE
The Baltimore Summer Funding Collaborative (the Collaborative) has awarded $5.3 million in grants to support 93 high-quality summer programs for children and youth living in low-income families... READ MORE
The Council on Foundations’ 2022 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 $598 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. READ MORE