2016 Philanthropy Partners Conference: Engaging the Many Voices of Maine

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 (All day)
Point Lookout
Northport, ME
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Look forward to an interactive day of learning, networking, and sharing diverse perspectives to increase the impact of philanthropy in Maine!

Maine Philanthropy Center's popular biennial conference provides an important and rare opportunity for close to 400 funders and nonprofits working across Maine to speak frankly about shared issues and current challenges.

Through keynotes, sessions, and valuable networking time, attendees share successes and best practices, learn about new trends and challenges, and build connections that can enrich their work.

Tuesday, May 10th - Philanthropy Partners Conference

  • 8:45 am - 4:30 pm




The Conference is currently sold out! 

The 2016 Philanthropy Partners Conference is open to funders, nonprofits, consultants, advisors, and others working with funders and nonprofits in Maine. MPC members receive steep discounts on registration, join now to be eligible for the member rate!

Registration Rates

  MPC Member Rate Non-Member Rate

Members-Only Early Bird Registration
February 15 - March 1, 2016

$135 -

Early Bird Registration
March 1 - March 25, 2016

$135 $225

Regular Registration
March 26 - May 3, 2016

$185 $275

Scholarships: MPC has worked to keep registration rates as low as possible in order to make the conference accessible to a wide range of organizations. However, if the cost of the conference is still a barrier, there are a limited number of partial scholarships available this year for first-time attendees from organizations with budgets of less than $100,000. Find out more about the scholarships and criteria here.

Go to the Main Conference Page

Conference Location and Accomodations

MPC has reserved a block of cabins at Point Lookout for the nights of May 9th and May 10th. Be sure to call to reserve your room and remember: rooms must be reserved by April 11th to get the discounted rate.


We are thrilled to announce that Akaya Windwood of the Rockwood Leadership Institute and Vu Le of the Nonprofit with Balls blog and Executive Director of Rainier Valley Corps will be our 2016 Conference Keynotes. Click on the link to read more.

2016 Funders Forum

The Conference will be followed by the 2016 Funders Forum on May 11th. This is the annual opportunity for MPC's funder community to gather, share ideas, and build connections.

Learn more about the Funders Forum.

Cancellation Policy

No refunds will be granted for cancellations after May 3, 2016 (includes no-shows). All requests for cancellations will be subject to a $25 service fee. Substitutions are allowed, provided the person is affiliated with your organization. Please contact us at mpc@mainephilanthropy.org with questions.

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