Maine Philanthropy Center

Building Connections for Maine Grantmakers

Past Programs

May
04
2021

May 2021 Grant Research Tutorial

Tuesday, May 4, 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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Apr
14
2021

April 2021 Grant Research Tutorial

Wednesday, April 14, 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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Apr
12
2021

Black Immigrant Leadership: Sustaining & Building Movements for Justice

Monday, April 12, 2021 |
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Presented by Four Freedoms Fund and Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrant and Refugees

Black immigrant leaders continue to constitute an essential part the overlapping immigrant and racial justice movements. Join the Four Freedoms Fund and Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees for a discussion with leaders from these movements and the release of a report with recommendations for philanthropy.Read more

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Apr
07
2021

New to Philanthropy Lunchtime Connect

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 |
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Have you a funder and have 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...Read more

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Mar
25
2021

Silver Linings: What to Carry Forward From This Challenging Time

Thursday, March 25, 2021 | 12:00pm

Presented by Philanthropy Massachusetts

This past year brought previously unimaginable crises and barriers for the nonprofit and funding communities. In response, nonprofits and funders innovated, worked together, and identified ways to meet these challenges head on.

In their work with nonprofits...Read more

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Mar - May
22 - 06
2021

University of Maine Augusta Grant Writing Course

Monday, March 22, 2021 (All day) to Thursday, May 6, 2021 (All day)

In this workshop-driven class, students will research, design, write and submit proposals and grants. They will also learn and practice persuasive techniques. The course will end with the writing of individual comprehensive funding requests.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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Mar
09
2021

990-PF Tax Seminar

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 (All day)

Designed for anyone who prepares or signs a Form 990-PF, Exponent Philanthropy’s signature seminar will give you a thorough understanding of the 990-PF, the 5% payout requirement, and expenditure responsibility. Taught by top accountants, the virtual seminar examines the form line-by-line and helps you identify common mistakes, keep your information secure, and keep your trustees out of trouble.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

Presented by PEAK Grantmaking

Many of us are individually, and as a community within the philanthropic sector, reflecting on the events of January 6, 2021. We do so while also managing through the personal...Read more

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Feb
24
2021

Philanthropy And The Case For Reparations

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 | 1:00pm

Presented by Decolonizing Wealth Project and Democratizing Development Program

As our country heals and pivots forward under a new administration, conversations and actions for reparations for Black and Indigenous communities continue to gain unprecedented momentum.

Join Nile Malloy, Neighborhood Funders Group & Edgar Villanueva, Decolonizing Wealth Project for a two-part series to further discuss the growing work on reparations to heal, restore, repair, and rebuild communities. Learn more how funders and leaders are moving forward a diverse range of approaches to move resources to respond to our political moment.Read more

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Feb
19
2021

#PhilanthropySoWhite: What Is the Role of White Leaders in Philanthropy in Dismantling White Supremacy

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

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

In 2018, Edgar Villanueva, author of Decolonizing Wealth, moderated the first #PhilanthropySoWhite webinar to discuss white leaders’ role in philanthropy...Read more

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Feb
18 - 24
2021

Maine Philanthropy and Indigenous Communities & A Conversation with Maine Tribal Chiefs

Thursday, February 18, 2021 | 2:00pm to Wednesday, February 24, 2021 | 4:00pm
Virtual Event

Maine Philanthropy and Indigenous Communities & A Conversation with Maine Tribal Chiefs

As philanthropies who are already engaged in supporting BIPOC organizations and projects and who are nurturing relationships in this space, we invite you and 1 representative from your board...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
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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