The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) means billions of dollars to states, cities, and counties, with the aim of helping communities recover from the health and economic setbacks of the pandemic. Past experience has taught us that investment decisions are stronger and more effective when they involve community input. Join Census Legacies, Center For Social Innovation at UC Riverside, Independent Sector, Maryland Philanthropy Network, and other philanthropic partners for a conversation exploring how Community Investment Boards can ensure more effective and equitable allocation of American Rescue Plan dollars.
Foundations on the Hill (FOTH) is an annual opportunity for grantmakers and regional associations to meet with their federal lawmakers to personally discuss their work with members of Congress. The next Foundations on the Hill will take place virtually March 16 - 18 and 23 - 25, 2021. Through a mix of virtual meetings, digital advocacy opportunities, and social media engagement, Foundations on the Hill attendees and advocates will take sector legislative priorities directly to members of Congress, sharing the vision of a courageous philanthropic sector that catalyzes a just and equitable society where all can participate and prosper.
Please join us together with OSI-Baltimore, Black Girls Vote, No Boundaries Coalition, and Baltimore Votes for a virtual roundtable about opportunities for funders to support a strong civic participation culture in Baltimore.
Join us to learn how COVID-19 and the Census Bureau’s adjusted operational timeline are impacting 2020 Census outreach and about creative approaches to reach historically undercounted communities and how census engagement can support long-term capacity building.
Philanthropy is crucial in maintaining a strong and equitable democracy. Such a democracy creates a culture of civic participation which enables communities to utilize collective power to shape systems and structures.
Foundations on the Hill (FOTH), presented by United Philanthropy Forum, is a multi-day event that brings together foundation leaders from across the country to DC for meetings with Congress about key issues of importance to foundations and philanthropy.
Join Maryland Philanthropy Network for our 2020 Advocacy Day in Annapolis. This trip to Annapolis is an opportunity for Maryland Philanthropy Network members to learn how they can impact systems-change by observing the legislative session, learning about the legislative process firsthand, building relationships with legislators, and educating members of the legislature.
Join the Maryland Philanthropy Network's Public Policy Committee to discuss the 2020 Public Policy priorities and develop an advocacy strategy.
The 2020 Legislative Session in Maryland will address major issues affecting nonprofits and the people and communities we serve, including the funding of education, the impact of federal policies on Maryland’s government services, and protection of health and the environment. Join Maryland Philanthropy Network and Maryland Nonprofits for this informational program to learn how your work may be affected by policies and decisions made in 2020.