Maine Philanthropy Center

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Partnerships for the Future: Working Together to Get Things Done (2019 Spring Symposium)

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 |
9:00am to 11:00am
Hannford Hall, Abromson Community Education Center, USM

The Maine Philanthropy Center’s spring symposium is a multi-sector summit that brings representatives from the philanthropy, nonprofit, corporate, and government sectors together for conversation around how they and their organizations might work together to advance the common good.Read more

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2018 Katahdin Regional Tour

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 (All day) to Wednesday, October 10, 2018 (All day)
Katadhin Region

Join friends and colleagues this fall for a two-day tour of the Katahdin Region designed specifically for funders and investors.  Read more

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Family Philanthropy Webinar

Thursday, December 11, 2014 |
12:00pm to 1:30pm

Toeing the Line: Addressing common legal pitfalls in family foundation governance
Should we accept those tickets to the opening of the new local theater that just arrived in the mail? Can our family office charge our foundation for rent? This webinar addresses the rules and regulations around frequently-asked-questions in family foundation governance.Read more

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Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice

The Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice outlines 33 principles of sound practice for charitable organizations and foundations related to legal compliance and public disclosure, effective governance, financial oversight and responsible fundraising. The Principles should be considered by every charitable organization as a guide for strengthening its effectiveness and accountability. The Principles were developed by the Panel on the Nonprofit Sector in 2007 and updated in 2015 to reflect new circumstances in which the charitable sector functions, and new relationships within and...
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