Maine Philanthropy Center

Building Connections for Maine Grantmakers

Lay Down the Heavy Burden of Hate

Our statement on the violence in Washington, D.C. and how to move forward as a sector.

  • Directory of Maine Grantmakers,12th Edition (2019)

    The newest edition of the Directory of Maine Grantmakers is now available.  This is the premiere guide to Maine's philanthropic community. It contains up-to-date information on approximately 400 funders.

     

  • 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.

     

  • Lay Down the Heavy Burden of Hate

    A note on the violent actions in Washington D.C. this week.

     

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 (All day)
990-PF Tax Seminar

Designed for anyone who prepares or signs a Form 990-PF, Exponent Philanthropy’s signature seminar will give you a thorough understanding of the 990-PF, the 5% payout requirement, and expenditure responsibility. Taught by top accountants, the virtual seminar examines the form line-by-line and helps you identify common mistakes, keep your information secure, and keep your trustees out of trouble.

Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 3:00pm
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.

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 10:00am
March 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.

Monday, March 22, 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.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 10:00am
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.