The Board of Directors of Maryland Philanthropy Network (MPN) is pleased to announce the
Over 2 million people have been affected and over 200,000 people died as a result of the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti. 188,383 houses have been damaged or destroyed. Over 1.5 million displaced people living in 1,241 settlement sites. There are 4,758 schools that have been damaged or destroyed.*
The scale of destruction and need has resulted in quick and significant contributions pouring in to support relief efforts. The overwhelming success of the Text Haiti Campaign by the American Red Cross, which encourages people to donate $10 by texting "HAITI" through their cell phone, is...
The Maryland Philanthropy Network’ Diversity and Inclusion Committee, has compiled this list of top picks for your summer reading.
This report documents the experiences, successes and lessons learned during the Learning and Action Agenda Project, an effort to provide local grantmakers with information and strategies around issues of importance to the Casey Foundation —particularly around the Foundation’s Family Economic Success framework — and to motivate them to take action on those issues within their own communities and networks.
The oil spill disaster in the Gulf Coast is one of the most significant threats to the environment our country has faced in decades. It has the potential to devastate fragile coastal communities and ecosystems beyond repair, easily making it far worse than the Exxon Valdez disaster of 1989.
For more information or questions, please contact Elisabeth Hyleck, Director of Learning and Engagement.
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Our experienced staff bring together local, regional and national experts to deepen member knowledge, offer new perspectives and support informed and effective grantmaking. Our well-curated content is most frequently delivered in-person but membe
This peer group is focused on raising awareness about critical human service needs, sharing information on new and current strategies to keep vulnerable residents from falling into crisis, and fostering coordination of services among providers. T
If you have registered to attend an Maryland Philanthropy Network event, please email Elisabeth Hyleck with any changes to your registration.
For cancellations made at least a week before an event with a fee, you will receive a full refund. No refunds are available within one week of an event. This allows us to plan event capacity accurately and keep costs as low as possible for participants.
This full-day professional development workshop for grantmakers is taught by the region's experienced practitioners and is designed for trustees and staff of foundations, giving circles and corporate giving, individuals who are exploring how to organize significant charitable giving, and beginning and intermediate grantmakers.
The Woodside Foundation and the Caplis Family Fund invite grantmakers who manage or fund private scholarship programs, to be aware of the practice of scholarship award displacement.
Maryland Philanthropy Network Members consistently note the impact of housing affordability and stability on many other grantmaking issue areas.
Giving circle leaders are invited to the Ninth Annual Giving Circle Connector Gathering.
A full day professional development workshop for Mid-Atlantic grantmakers taught by our region's experienced practitioners! Presented by Maryland Philanthropy Network every year.
Giving circle leaders are invited the Eighth Annual Giving Circle Connector Gathering. The dozens of giving circles in our region will gather together to connect and learn from one another about a variety of issues important to giving circles.
With seven active Affinity Groups, the learning and action among our funder members is rich and varied, but also has the potential to be compartmentalized and silo-ed. This year, based on guidance from members and staff, we have been intentional about learning and engaging across our Affinity Groups.Food Quantity vs. Quality - Do We Have to Choose?
YOU WORK HARD TO MAKE YOUR ORGANIZATION THE BEST DELIVERY VEHICLE FOR YOUR MISSION.
Maryland Philanthropy Network, in partnership with Maryland Nonprofits and Idealware, is pleased to offer a new course designed to save you time by providing you with the impartial information you need to accelerate your evaluation process of Grants Management software.
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.