Maine Philanthropy Center

Building Connections for Maine Grantmakers


Summer Learning Series: Transparent Communication, Soliciting Feedback, & Support Beyond the Check

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 |
1:00pm to 2:30pm

Too often, foundations get in the way of the work nonprofits doing the work they know best. Trust-based philanthropy reimagines that dynamic, advocating for six principles of grantmaking that are geared toward building partnership and mutual learning. Read more

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PEAK/EPIP Career Series: Reimagine Leadership: Racial Equity as a Leadership Competency

Thursday, August 19, 2021 |
12:00pm to 1:30pm

In the second session of this learning series, Bianca Anderson and Monica Biswas will walk you through ProInspire’s soon-to-be released Leadership Model for Race Equity Impact, which supports individuals and organizations in identifying how their practices can create and sustain race equity experiences and outcomes within the social sector.Read more

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PEAK/EPIP Community Conversation: A Leader Salon on Career Journeys in Philanthropy

Monday, August 2, 2021 |
2:00pm to 3:30pm

This first event in the series celebrates the release of PEAK’s Career Journeys in Philanthropy Journal, which highlights accidental technologists and process pioneers who led critical, formative work to make grantmaking more efficient, more effective, and ultimately, more equitable.Read more

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Redesigning the Statewide Homeless Response System to Reduce Homelessness

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 |
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Virtual Event

Are you curious about how homeless services are currently being delivered in our state and the funding behind them? Or how you can be involved in creating a new homeless response system to reduce homelessness? Please join this session with presenters Stephanie Primm (Chair of the Statewide Homeless Council and Executive Director of the Knox County Homeless Coalition) and Lauren Bustard (MaineHousing) as they talk about the plan for the redesign and how you can be involved.

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Intersectional Justice: Narrative and Organizing Work at the Intersection of Immigrant Justice and Criminal Justice Reform

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 |
1:00pm to 2:00pm

*MPC is cosponsoring this event with our partner GCIR (Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees)*

Join this webinar to learn how narrative and organizing strategies are advancing shared liberation and how philanthropy can support these efforts.Read more

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Foundational Concepts for Racial Equity

Monday, June 21, 2021 | 1:00pm

Join Funders Together to End Homelessness and their partners at Liberation House for this training that will explore in-depth the foundational concepts of racial equity, including the history of race, multiple levels of racism, white supremacy, white privilege, and intersectionality.Read more

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