Maine Philanthropy Center

Building Connections for Maine Grantmakers

Past Programs

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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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
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
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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Dec
08
2020

What's Next? COVID-19 - its impact on Maine Philanthropy & Giving

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 |
9:30am to 11:00am
Zoom

2020 has been an exceptional year for everyone – we have been challenged to find new ways to work, to connect and to create change. Please join us on December 8th for a conversation with peers on the response to...Read more

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Oct
27
2020

October Grant Managers Network Meeting

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 |
1:00pm to 2:15pm

Maine Philanthropy Center is hosting regular, monthly convenings for those who perform some aspect of grant management and are seeking to find support and colleagues. This space will be open for you to share and learn from others the "how" of grants management and will explore various topics, including diversity equity and inclusion, due diligence, navigating technology and more!Read more

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