A repeal of the Johnson Amendment, which prohibits charitable organizations, including religious institutions, from intervening in political campaigns, could have a damaging impact on the integrity of the sector and further infuse money into our political process. Join us to learn more about where the repeal stands now and what philanthropy can do to protect the Johnson Amendment.
Giving circle leaders are invited to the Tenth Annual Giving Circle Connector Gathering. This year's theme is Looking To the Future: The Impact of Technology . 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. For a limited time, buy one, get one free!
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The Maryland Philanthropy Network’ Diversity and Inclusion Committee, has compiled this list of top picks for your summer reading.
In this session, you’ll hear what foundations are doing broadly to incorporate equity internally, as well as ways Maryland Philanthropy Network funders are making equity a part of their day-to-day operations. Then, you’ll have the opportunity for small group discussions and a chance to ask deeper questions of each panelist, as you create your own plan for next steps to address equity within your own foundation.
Please join Maryland Philanthropy Network's Affinity Group on Aging and the Financial Literacy and Asset Building group to hear the successes and challenges from Year One of this innovative approach to working with Baltimore's vulnerable elderly citizens across multiple disciplines and areas of need.
Read the latest update from the Baltimore Integration Partnership, a project of the Maryland Philanthropy Network.
Nonprofits and foundations must share stories of their successful strategies to address community needs. This is the message Mark Sedway delivered to members of the Maryland Philanthropy Network at our recent annual meeting.
Mayor Pugh formed the Safe Art Space Task Force in late December, 2016 after the tragic fire at the Ghost Ship artist collective in Oakland, California and closure of the Bell Foundry in Baltimore’s Station North Arts and Entertai
We are in a moment where the nation’s racial discourse is more complex and ever-present than most have experienced before.
Fracking Case Studies- Communities Mobilizing to Protect Health & Water: Amy Panek of the Park Foundation in New York and Phil Johnson of the Heinz Endowments in Pennsylvania will join us by Skype to share their reflections on how the shale ga
When the power goes out, where do city residents go to refrigerate medications or charge a cell phone? If school is closed for a heat wave, where do city children get their meals? At the Door in East Baltimore, battery storage is being added to
Maryland Philanthropy Network members interested in community development and impact investing are invited to attend back-to-back sessions on various community investment/community lending efforts.
Join us for an update on Baltimore City Schools facilities. Learn more about infrastructure problems that exist, the funding mechanisms that exacerbate the problem and the steps City Schools is taking to proactively address facility challenges and buildings with alternative financing mechanisms.
Experts and thought leaders from the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy — along with several members of their Leadership Council — have examined changes in the field and identified 11 trends in philanthropy they expect to see impacting the sector in 2019.
Join Senator Chris Van Hollen for a discussion on issues affecting nonprofit organizations and our communities. This convening will be focused on bridging the gap between the nonprofit sector and federal policymakers.