Maine Philanthropy Center

Building Connections for Maine Grantmakers
  • 2021 Philanthropy Partners Conference

    Centering Equity: Shifting Power, Building Community, May 18th - 20th, 2021 

    Registration is now open for the 2021 Virtual Philanthropy Partners Conference! Connect with colleagues from the nonprofit, philanthropic, government, and business communities, and experience inclusive programming that explores innovative philanthropic and community initiatives that showcase this theme. 

     

  • Join MPC

    All members receive regular e-newsletters about state and national news related to philanthropy, discounted event registration, and remote access to the online edition of our Directory of Maine Grantmakers.

     

  • Network Employment Opportunities

    Check out the MPC job board for the latest openings across the network.  Need to post an opening? You're in the right place.

     

Upcoming Events

Monday, March 22, 2021 (All day) to Thursday, May 6, 2021 (All day)
University of Maine Augusta Grant Writing Course

In this workshop-driven class, students will research, design, write and submit proposals and grants. They will also learn and practice persuasive techniques. The course will end with the writing of individual comprehensive funding requests.

Monday, April 12, 2021 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Black Immigrant Leadership: Sustaining & Building Movements for Justice

Presented by Four Freedoms Fund and Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrant and Refugees

Black immigrant leaders continue to constitute an essential part the overlapping immigrant and racial justice movements. Join the Four Freedoms Fund and Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees for a discussion with leaders from these movements and the release of a report with recommendations for philanthropy.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 -
10:00am to 11:30am
April 2021 Grant Research Tutorial

MPC grant research tutorials are now virtual!  Learn the fundamentals of foundation grant research and get hands-on experience and instruction using both the Directory of Maine Grantmakers and the Foundation Directory Online.  Come away with the knowledge and tools to discover which funders are most likely to fund your organization.

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
May 2021 Grant Research Tutorial

MPC grant research tutorials are now virtual!  Learn the fundamentals of foundation grant research and get hands-on experience and instruction using both the Directory of Maine Grantmakers and the Foundation Directory Online.  Come away with the knowledge and tools to discover which funders are most likely to fund your organization.

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 9:00am to Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 1:00pm
2021 Philanthropy Partners Conference

The Maine Philanthropy Center's popular biennial Philanthropy Partners Conference provides an important and rare opportunity for hundreds of funders and nonprofits working across Maine to speak frankly about common issues and current challenges. Through stories, experiences, discussion sessions, and relationship-building activities, attendees share successes, learn about new trends and tools, and build connections that can enrich their work.

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 -
8:00am to 9:30am
2021 Philanthropy Leaders Breakfast

Join us for our annual breakfast for CEO's and Executive Directors of philanthropic organizations previously called the CEO Breakfast.