The affordable housing crisis isn’t new. It isn’t even an “emerging” crisis.
CEO Sonja Santelises and the Board of School Commissioners for Baltimore City Public Schools has determined that City Schools will become a restorative practices district over the next five years.
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The University of Colorado Denver’s second phase of an organizational network study of the BIP highlights results from extensive interviews with small business, workforce, and community stakeholders. The research brief includes community perspectives on economic inclusion work as well as a range of recommendations for institutions as well as businesses and public partners to consider as they work to implement new hiring, purchasing and investment strategies.
This report lays out a range of strategies that can help address Baltimore’s urgent need to do more to create new opportunities for the city’s large population of disconnected youth.
Maryland Philanthropy Network is pleased to host Dr. Brit Kirwan, Chairman of the Maryland Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education , Del. Maggie McIntosh, Chairwoman of the House of Appropriations Committee, Dr.
Last fall, city residents themselves got the chance to weigh in. More than 5,000 filled out a survey designed to capture their top priorities ahead of the 2020 mayoral and City Council races.
Facing stiff criticism, the Treasury Department changed course late Wednesday and announced that Social Security beneficiaries and other Americans who haven’t filed income taxes for the past two years won’t have to take any extra steps to receive
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.
Why do foundations use consultants? Noticeably absent on the list of reasons is learning – yet learning is a particularly important attribute for foundations that grapple with complex issues in dynamic environments. This webinar will help you understand how to be more explicit about the value of fostering a learning culture in your foundation within the context of any consulting engagement, & will enable both you and your consultant partners to more proactively strive for & achieve learning.
On November 13, Maryland Philanthropy Network convened more than 100 community leaders for deep conversation with Edgar Villanueva author of Decolonizing Wealth: Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides and Restore Balance. To continue this discussion, please join us for a peer conversation about the book, Decolonizing Wealth and reflect on Mr. Villanueva’s remarks. For this conversation, we’ll mostly focus on Part One of the book, “Where it Hurts” and the themes outlined within.
Communities around the globe are currently responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease, known commonly as "COVID -19", which is caused by the virus “SARS-CoV-2”. As we do during times of disaster, Maryland Philanthropy Network will serve as a clearinghouse for resources and information about relief and recovery efforts to aid Maryland's philanthropies response. This page will be updated as new information is received, so please check it regularly.
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Presented by a program officer who reviews hundreds of proposals each year, the Maryland Philanthropy Network invites new grant proposal writers to a step-by-step presentation to writing a full proposal grantmakers will want to receive.
In 2011, Susan Purnell conceived of a philanthropic idea to amplify the lives of local women and girls by starting a fund and asking each member to donate $1,000.
July Fourth has come and gone, and we celebrated our country’s independence. This holiday also means that it’s summertime.
Positive mental health can have a significant impact on a child’s academic performance and overall well-being. A national team of mental health experts, including the Bainum Family Foundation, today released a new resource that calls for: