The arrival of August kicks off Black Philanthropy Month (BPM), a multimedia campaign to inform, involve, inspire and invest in Black philanthropic leadership and strengthen African-descent giving in all forms, established by Dr. Jackie Copeland-Carson in 2011. Join us all month long as we share member testimonials about Black Philanthropy, the importance of diversifying leadership, the benefit of giving and more!
The Maryland Philanthropy Network is pleased to host Dr. Sonja Santelises, Chief Executive Officer of the Baltimore City Public School System, for an annual conversation with the CEO of Baltimore City Schools on September 13, 2018.
The Benefits of Giving: Why we do what we do as Blacks in Philanthropy by Beverly Cooper
Social movements require bold responses, especially when government policy would directly discriminate against classes of people. We are active in our fight for equity, and we can be active in this battle over the Census question, writes Horizon Foundation CEO and Maryland Philanthropy Network Board Member Nikki Highsmith Vernick.
Join us on October 17th to receive a hardcopy of the 2018 Profile of Education Giving, learn about about data received and aggregrated and to discuss this year's outcomes and compare to previous years with your peers.
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60 years after Brown vs the Board of Education, American public schools are more segregated today than in 1968. In the state of Maryland, 9 out of every 10 black Maryland students and 8 out of every 10 Latino students attends a majority-minority school. 1 of every 4 black Maryland students attends a school that is 99-100% minority. Segregating poor, minority children in high poverty schools increases educational inequities.
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We hope you will stop by and as we celebrate Buffy's 16 years at Maryland Philanthropy Network and share some Holiday cheer!
Over the past 40 years, the United States has resettled more than three million refugees. In response to the Syrian refugee crisis, the U.S. government has agreed to increase its refugee resettlement quota from 70,000 annually to 80,000 in 2016 and 100,000 in 2017.
What are the key governance and grantmaking issues facing family foundation boards and staff in the 21st Century? How are family foundations engaging the next generation, supporting grantees, and planning for perpetuity? And what are the implications of these trends for those in the field? Join this special conversation with National Center for Family Philanthropy President Ginny Esposito and leaders from the research team for NCFP's new Trends in Family Philanthropy initiative.
Dr. Leana Wen has shared with Maryland Philanthropy Network leaders need to develop a city-wide strategic plan for health and to hire a coordinator and overseer of this plan.
Foundations encourage partnerships among grantees, but great partnerships also take place among consultants to foundations. In this webinar, you’ll explore the realm of consultant partnerships, discover the forms those philanthropy-consulting partnerships take, and learn about their benefits and inherent challenges. Our presenters also will explain what foundations most need to know about initiating and supporting philanthropy-consulting partnerships.
People and communities of faith contribute to environmental causes, both by stewardship of their own properties and by advocating for environmental protections as a tenet of their faith. Pope Francis' encyclical has raised awareness of the role of faith leaders in calling for a range of environmental reforms. Three Maryland organizations that support activism in faith communities will share their work with us.
Join us for a brief webinar to explore the latest trends in state policy and hear about what’s on the horizon for action on the state and federal levels in the coming New Year.
Maryland Philanthropy Network business and corporate members are invited to join us for the final Roundtable gathering of the year.
No matter what mission your organization and your members are committed to, we’re confident that more people standing up for your mission can help make the difference.
This time in history calls for a different kind of conference – one that helps us make deeper connections to uplift communities. The Baltimore uprising, and protests across the county, highlight the important work of social impact organizations like yours. CONNECTING FOR IMPACT – JUSTICE FOR ALL is rising to the challenge. Featuring small, deep-dive conversations, the conference is focused on asking questions to find solutions.
In this special, family foundation trustee- and staff-only event, we’ll explore strategies family foundations can take to engage more deeply in grantmaking that builds toward long-term social change. The webinar will draw from case studies highlighted in NCRP’s new Families Funding Change report, as well as the real life experiences of family members and trustees who have made the transition toward social justice giving.
Join Jill Blair and Malka Kopell, authors of the Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions’ recent publication, “21st Century Civic Infrastructure: Under Construction”, to discuss what 21st century civic infrastructure could accomplish if we built it with intention. Share with colleagues when you have seen and supported a 21st century effort – or why you haven’t!