Maine Philanthropy Center

Building Connections for Maine Grantmakers

Past Programs

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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Mar
22
2018

March 2018 Corporate Funders Gathering: Pillars of Giving and Sponsorships

Thursday, March 22, 2018 |
8:30am to 10:30am
TD Bank & Charitable Foundation Administrative Offices

How do companies determine what their corporate giving policies should be? How do they ensure that their giving priorities are aligned with their mission and values?

Designed for corporate giving professionals, this gathering will explore the strategic development of...Read more

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Feb
06
2018

DEI Brown-Bag Lunch: Integrating Equity into Programs and Operations at the Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 |
11:30am to 1:00pm
Elmina B. Sewall Foundation
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Join us for a conversation about how the Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation is integrating equity into its programs and operations, including its core Switzer Fellows initiative.Read more

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Feb
01
2018

2018 CEO and Philanthropy Leaders Gathering

Thursday, February 1, 2018 |
9:00am to 11:30am
Glickman Family Library, University Events Room (Floor 7)

Share what's happening with your organization and hear what's coming up for others. At this gathering with other executive leaders, you'll have a chance to network and discuss the themes, recent developments, and questions that are guiding your work...Read more

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Nov
07
2017

2017 Funders Forum: Building our Muscle and Finding our Voice

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 |
8:30am to 3:00pm
Maine Mechanics' Hall

Join us for our annual gathering of Maine funders! Build connections with Maine philanthropy colleagues, share successes and challenges, and learn about what's happening in the broader philanthropy world.Read more

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Sep
20
2017

Inclusion and Equity Brown-Bag Lunch: Social Capital

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 |
11:30am to 1:00pm
Maine Charitable Mechanic Association - Mechanics' Hall
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Join MPC and the Immigrant & Refugee Funders group for a brown-bag lunch conversation about social capital and philanthropy. Get a brief introduction to the idea of social capital: What is it? Why is it important? How do we build it equitably? Then share examples from your funder colleagues and have an open discussion.Read more

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Apr
07
2017

Digging into Trends: Operating Support and Maine’s Foundations (Part 2)

Friday, April 7, 2017 |
9:30am to 11:30am
Freeport Community Library

Part two of an ongoing conversation about operating support among Maine’s funders. Join us for an interactive discussion of real-life examples of grants and approaches from your Maine funder colleagues.Read more

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Mar
02
2017

Inclusion and Equity Brown-Bag Lunch: Grants for Change at Maine Initiatives

Thursday, March 2, 2017 |
11:30am to 1:00pm
Maine Initiatives' Offices
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In 2016, Maine Initiatives launched its Grants for Change program focused on advancing racial justice and racial equity in Maine. Join us to hear about the process and what the Maine Initiatives staff have learned so far about participatory grantmaking and the value of explicitly funding racial justice work.Read more

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