Maine Philanthropy Center

Building Connections for Maine Grantmakers

Past Programs

Jan
08
2019

"Dawnland" Screening & Conversation with Esther Anne and Adam Mazo

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 |
2:30pm to 4:45pm
Freeport Community Library
"Dawnland" Movie Poster

Join us for a screening of this important film, which will be followed by a facilitated conversation with film participant Esther Anne – co-director of Maine-Wabanaki REACH – and filmmaker Adam MazoRead 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
Line drawing of a sandwich

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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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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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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Jan
19
2017

Inclusion and Equity Brown-Bag Lunch: Grantmaking for Racial Equity

Thursday, January 19, 2017 |
11:30am to 1:00pm
State of Maine Room, Portland City Hall
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Join Lelia DeAndrade for an informal conversation about Maine Community Foundation's experience and lessons learned from seven years of grantmaking for racial equity.Read more

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Sep
13
2016

Inclusion and Equity Brown-Bag Lunch: Applying a Gender Lens to Grantmaking

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 |
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Dietel Partners Office
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Part of a new series of informal brown-bag lunch conversations for funders around issues of equity, inclusion, and diversity. Join Tory Dietel Hopps, Managing Partner of Dietel Partners for an informal conversation about applying a gender lens to your 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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Oct
01
2015

2015 Funders Forum

Thursday, October 1, 2015 |
9:30am to 3:30pm
Brunswick, ME
Meg Greene at the 2014 Philanthropy Partners Conference

The Funders Forum provides MPC’s funder members the opportunity to meet and reflect on the issues crucial to our work. 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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May
05
2015

Investing In and Advocating For Access to Justice for Poor and Vulnerable Mainers

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 | 9:00am
Hallowell, ME

On May 5, 2015, 30 representatives of Maine’s philanthropic organizations, legal aid providers, and Congressional Delegation met at Maple Hill Farm in Hallowell to discuss access to civil justice for poor and vulnerable Mainers.Read more

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Mar
04
2015

Maine Funders and Tribal Communities Event

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 |
10:30am to 3:00pm
Indian Island, Maine

Gather with funder colleagues, representatives of Maine's tribal communities, Maine-Wabanaki REACH, and the Maine-Wabanaki State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission to learn about their work and to share a meal prepared at the Community Center.Read more

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