Maine Philanthropy Center

Building Connections for Maine Grantmakers
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Upcoming Events

Thursday, June 30, 2022 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Partner Event: Centering Equity through Flexible, Reliable Funding

Join this session to learn more about moving to action with GEO’s new publication, Centering Equity through Flexible, Reliable Funding, which delves into the history of philanthropy and explores ways to center equity through our funding practices.

Monday, July 11, 2022 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Community Centric Fundraising Maine Chapter

Join this group of Maine nonprofit leaders as they connect with one another, share learnings, and to investigate the 10 principles of CCF.

Tuesday, July 12, 2022 -
10:30am to 12:00pm
July 2022 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.

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Spotlight on Compensation: Calculating a Living Wage

Join this free, virtual lunch & learn with Professor Amy Glasmeier, architect of the MIT Living Wage Calculator, to learn about a tool that can help nonprofit employers compare wages, set wages, form policy around wage rates, create competitive human resource programs, and stand out among their peers.

Thursday, July 21, 2022 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Maine Food Funders Network Meeting

This is a newer funder network made of foundations, CDFIs and loan funds, credit unions and banks, organizations that regrant funding, philanthropy supporting organizations, Department of Agriculture and Forestry and the USDA.

Wednesday, July 27, 2022 -
8:30am to 9:30am
Partner Event: AFP-NNE Maine Regional Connect

Join this event to connect on Zoom with fundraising professionals to talk shop and share successes and challenges in an informal, friendly setting.