Maine Philanthropy Center

Building Connections for Maine Grantmakers

Past Programs

Jan
12
2015

A Transitioning Eastern Maine Economy: What's the Role of Philanthropy

Monday, January 12, 2015 |
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Bangor, ME

In the past year, nearly 1,500 jobs have been lost due to mill and plant closures in five communities within a hundred mile radius of Bangor. This discussion will explore the role of philanthropy in addressing: immediate need longer-term opportunities, and time for informal funders-only dialogue about individual and collaborative funder involvement.Read more

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Oct
15
2014

Investing In Change Increasing Impact Through Public Policy and Advocacy

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 |
9:00am to 1:00pm
Portland, ME

Join fellow staff and trustees of grantmaking organizations - large or small, experienced or interested in learning more - for a program about philanthropy's potential to increase impact through public policy and advocacy.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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