Maine Philanthropy Center

Building Connections for Maine Grantmakers

2016 Funders Forum

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 6:30pm to Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 1:30pm EDT
Point Lookout
Northport, ME
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Don't miss this annual opportunity to connect with your Maine philanthropy colleagues!

Build connections, share successes and challenges, and learn about what's happening in the broader philanthropy world. 

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Funders Dinner
6:30 pm
Cash bar opens at 6 pm
Grindle Point Veranda, Point Lookout

7:30 - 9:30 pm
Point Lookout Bowling Center

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

2016 Funders Forum

8:00 am - 1:30 pm
Continental breakfast starting at 7:30 am
The Summit, Point Lookout

Wendy Wolf from the Maine Health Access Foundation at the 2016 Funders Forum

Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity for Maine's Philanthropic Network

Join keynote speaker Vu Le for a continuation of the conversation from the 2016 Philanthropy Partners Conference-- what's next for funders? What can we do together, and what can we each do in the areas of equity, inclusion, and diversity?

Public Policy and Regional Philanthropy Networks

Hear from David Biemesderfer, the new President and CEO of the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers and former head of the Florida Philanthropic Network, about how a regional philanthropic network successfully worked together on public policy. What's next for Maine's public policy work?


  • David Biemesderfer, President and CEO of the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers

The State of Philanthropy in Maine

Philanthropy is changing—what is the landscape, and what do Maine funders need to know? Hear about the national trends that might most affect philanthropy in Maine, then join your colleagues for a look at philanthropy trends in the state.


  • Kim Hamilton, Kim Hamilton Philanthropy Services
  • Wendy Wolf, Maine Health Access Foundation
  • Steve Rowe, Maine Community Foundation

Download Kim's presentation on the eight trends shaping philanthropy in Maine.

Download Kim's full report on Trends in Philanthropy.

The 2016 Funders Forum is the day after the 2016 Philanthropy Partners Conference. For more information about the conference, please see the conference event page.

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