Maine Philanthropy Center

Building Connections for Maine Grantmakers

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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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"Philanthropy 101"

Friday, October 5, 2018 (All day)
Boston Area

This autumn, we'll partner with our colleagues at Associated Grant Makers to offer "Philanthropy 101."  It's a great opportunity for those who are new to the philanthropy sector.Read more

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2018 Philanthropy Partners Conference

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 |
8:45am to 4:30pm
Cross Insurance Center

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 presentations, discussion sessions, and valuable networking time, attendees share successes and best practices, learn about new trends and tools, and build connections that can enrich their work.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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2018 Columbus Survey

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August 2019
Based on a survey of more than 250 community foundations that collectively hold more than 90 percent of the field's assets, the 2018 Columbus Survey report found that total community foundation assets increased 0.12 percent on a year-over-year basis, to $86.8 billion.
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The Resilent Organization: Disaster Planning and Recovery Guide

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March 2017
The Resilient Organization, developed by TechSoup with the Center for Disaster Philanthropy, is a holistic guide to IT disaster planning and recovery. This e-book is intended for organizations that are preparing for a disaster, as well as those that need to rebuild and maintain operations after a disaster.
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Philanthropic Paths: An Exploratory Study of the Career Pathways of Professionals of Color in Philanthropy

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June 2014
Low levels of diversity in the senior ranks of foundations have proven to be a stubborn challenge for the field of philanthropy. A report by Forward Change takes an important step toward a deeper understanding of the career pathways of professionals of color in philanthropy—how they enter foundations, how they advance across their careers, and what factors affect their advancement within the sector.
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