Maine Philanthropy Center

Building Connections for Maine Grantmakers

Family Foundation

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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Finding Meaning in Your Giving – Family Decision-Making

Peter Lamb
Tuesday, November 3, 2015 |
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Portland, ME

Part of a special conversation series led by highly respected philanthropic advisor Peter Lamb, focused on the unique perspectives of small family foundations, individual philanthropists, and donor advisors. "Family Decision-Making" explores how guiding principles can be used to ground your decision-making, to bring you back to those values that are most essential to you and your family legacy.Read more

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Pride of Place: Sustaining a Family Commitment to Geography

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July 2019
How has place-based family philanthropy evolved over time? Rather than look first to comparing the contrasting decisions—why a place or issue basis for giving—this study is designed to examine how family foundations and funds committed to place are sustaining (or not sustaining) that commitment over generations.
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