Maine Philanthropy Center

Building Connections for Maine Grantmakers

Past Programs

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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Jan
13
2021

Introduction to Grant Writing

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 |
10:00am to 12:00pm

From developing the proposal idea to completing the details of the budget, this workshop provides an outline to use to prepare clear, concise, comprehensive, and competitive proposals. Participants will be introduced to logic models to help them develop measurable project goals, objectives, and outcomes required in every proposal. They will also learn to develop meaningful content for full proposals, letters of intent/inquiry, and online grant applications as well a post-award reporting.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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May
12
2015

Let's Talk About Health

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 | 1:00pm
Maple Hill Farm

Grantmakers and nonprofit organizations interested in the health of Maine people and communities gathered on May 12th, 2015 for an afternoon conversation about the trends and challenges that are top of mind in today's health arena. This learning and networking opportunity allowed participants to compare notes about interests, solutions being explored, and learnings on the ground.Read more

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May
07
2014

2014 Philanthropy Partners Conference

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 |
12:00pm to 9:00pm
Northport, ME

Maine Philanthropy Center was proud to host the 2014 Philanthropy Partners Conference with 356 attendees, featuring 57 panelists comprised of 34 nonprofits, 17 grantmakers, 4 nonprofit consultants, and 2 government officials, a keynote presentation by Heather Peeler from Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, and energizing conversations among old friends and new colleagues.Read more

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Feb
04
2014

Meet the Funders

Tuesday, February 4, 2014 |
10:30am to 12:30pm
Bangor, ME

The Maine Philanthropy Center periodically sponsors Meet the Funders programs to bring together grantmakers with nonprofit organizations for a learning and networking opportunity. It is our belief that fostering this type of dialogue among funders and nonprofit organizations helps strengthen the impact of philanthropy in Maine and can lead to better outcomes.Read more

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