Maine Philanthropy Center

Building Connections for Maine Grantmakers

Calendar of Programs

Through MPC’s programs and events, MPC funder, nonprofit, and consultant/advisor members come together to explore shared interests, learn from one another, and hear from local, regional, and national experts. Roundtables for corporate funders and family philanthropists are designed by members to address the specific needs and interests of those funders. Among the events bringing Maine Philanthropy Center's funder and nonprofit members together are MPC's Let's Talk About... programs and the biennial Philanthropy Partners Conference.

 

Jan
27
2021

Taking Stock: Philanthropy’s Role in Supporting Racial Equity

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 |
2:00pm to 3:30pm

Presented by The Center for Effective Philanthropy, this conversation will focus on the key opportunities and challenges of this moment for foundations and donors that seek to give to support racial equity.Read more

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Feb
03
2021

Philanthropic Advisors Network Informational Meeting

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 |
8:30am to 9:45am
Virtual Event

As a philanthropic advisor, you provide important guidance for your clients seeking to make a social impact  -- developing tools and vehicles for individuals and groups to create a better world. Your role is unique, and as Maine Philanthropy Center...Read more

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Feb
03
2021

New to Philanthropy Lunchtime Connect

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 |
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Have you been in the field of philanthropy for less than three years? Do you want to connect with others in a similar phase of their career? Maine Philanthropy Center is excited to host a lightly facilitated lunchtime connect on Zoom. We'll connect and learn about each others work and experiences. We look forward to seeing you! Read more

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Feb
09
2021

February 2021 Grant Research Tutorial

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 |
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Virtual Meeting

MPC grant research tutorials are now virtual!  Learn the fundamentals of foundation grant research and get hands-on experience and instruction using both the Directory of Maine Grantmakers and the Foundation Directory Online.  Come away with the knowledge and tools to discover which funders are most likely to fund your organization.Read more

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Feb
10
2021

Onion Foundation Office Hours - Arts with Nat May

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 |
10:00am to 11:00am
Virtual Meeting

The Onion Foundation will hold online office hours in February for grantseekers to learn more about the foundation and have their questions answered. Program staff will give a brief overview about 2021 grant offerings and foundation priorities then potential applicants...Read more

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Feb
11
2021

Onion Foundation Office Hours - Environment with Tyler Kidder

Thursday, February 11, 2021 |
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Virtual Meeting

The Onion Foundation will hold online office hours in February for grantseekers to learn more about the foundation and have their questions answered. Program staff will give a brief overview about 2021 grant offerings and foundation priorities then potential applicants...Read more

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Feb
19
2021

What Is the Role of White Leaders in Philanthropy in Dismantling White Supremacy

Friday, February 19, 2021 |
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Virtual Event

Presented by Decolonizing Wealth Project in partnership with the Schott Foundation for Public Education and The Nellie Mae Education Foundation 

Where do white leaders in the sector find themselves and their leadership regarding racial justice in and outside of their organizations? Philanthropy remains so white, but progress has been made, and there have been some interesting learnings on the journey.Read more

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Feb
24
2021

Community Conversation: Meeting the Moment of a Democracy in Crisis

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 |
3:00pm to 4:15pm

Join PEAK Grantmaking for this conversation about how, as change-makers within philanthropy, we must consider what actions we might take, utilizing the power we hold, to help the people of our nation participate in the process of truth, reconciliation, and healing, now and long-term.Read more

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Mar
16
2021

March 2021 Grant Research Tutorial

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 |
10:00am to 11:30am
Virtual Meeting

MPC grant research tutorials are now virtual!  Learn the fundamentals of foundation grant research and get hands-on experience and instruction using both the Directory of Maine Grantmakers and the Foundation Directory Online.  Come away with the knowledge and tools to discover which funders are most likely to fund your organization.Read more

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