Maine Philanthropy Center

Building Connections for Maine Grantmakers

Past Programs

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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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
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

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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Jan
20
2021

January 2021 Grant Research Tutorial

Wednesday, January 20, 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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Dec
16
2020

December 2020 Grant Research Tutorial

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 |
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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Nov
18
2020

November 2020 Grant Research Tutorial

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 |
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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Jul
21
2020

Let's Talk About: Race, Policy and Action

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 |
8:30am to 11:00am
Zoom

In the wake of the killing of George Floyd, international mass protests emerged and demands persist for racial justice and an end to policies rooted in racial discrimination. Calls for individuals and institutions to be anti-racist have increased. But what...Read more

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May
21
2019

Partnerships for the Future: Working Together to Get Things Done

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 |
9:00am to 11:00am
Hannford Hall, Abromson Community Education Center, USM
Dan Cardinali - head shot

The Maine Philanthropy Center’s spring symposium is a multi-sector summit that brings representatives from the philanthropy, nonprofit, corporate, and government sectors together for conversation around how they and their organizations might work together to advance the common good.Read more

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Oct
09 - 10
2018

2018 Katahdin Regional Tour

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 (All day) to Wednesday, October 10, 2018 (All day)
Katadhin Region

Join friends and colleagues this fall for a two-day tour of the Katahdin Region designed specifically for funders and investors.  Read more

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May
15
2018

2018 Philanthropy Partners Conference

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 |
8:45am to 4:30pm
Cross Insurance Center

The Maine Philanthropy Center's popular biennial Philanthropy Partners Conference provides an important and rare opportunity for hundreds of funders and nonprofits working across Maine to speak frankly about common issues and current challenges. Through presentations, discussion sessions, and valuable networking time, attendees share successes and best practices, learn about new trends and tools, and build connections that can enrich their work.Read more

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May
10
2016

2016 Philanthropy Partners Conference: Engaging the Many Voices of Maine

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 (All day)
Point Lookout
Conference Logo - Engaging the Many Voices of Maine

Save the date for Maine Philanthropy Center's 2016 Conference, bringing together funders, nonprofits, advisors, and consultants working across Maine to speak frankly about shared issues and current challenges.Read more

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