Maine Philanthropy Center

Building Connections for Maine Grantmakers

Past Programs

Feb
04
2016

CEO Breakfast

Thursday, February 4, 2016 |
8:30am to 10:00am
Portland, ME
teacup

A gathering for CEOs from funder organizations for coffee and conversation. Share your foundation’s priorities and initiatives, catch up with colleagues, and learn about the work happening across the state.Read more

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Dec
15
2015

Planning for Refugee Resettlement in the U.S.: What Funders Need to Know

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 |
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Webinar

Join this webinar on what funders need to know about planning for refugee resettlement in the United States, including how national security concerns and the volatile political environment may affect efforts to resettle refugee families and what funders can do to support the integration of refugees into local communities. Sponsored by Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees.Read more

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Nov
03
2015

Finding Meaning in Your Giving – Family Decision-Making

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 |
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Portland, ME
Peter Lamb

Part of a special conversation series led by highly respected philanthropic advisor Peter Lamb, focused on the unique perspectives of small family foundations, individual philanthropists, and donor advisors. "Family Decision-Making" explores how guiding principles can be used to ground your decision-making, to bring you back to those values that are most essential to you and your family legacy.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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Sep
17
2015

A Path to Greater Impact: Moving from Ideas to Action

Thursday, September 17, 2015 |
10:00am to 11:00am
Online

Grantmakers already play an integral role in shaping public life. We do this with our funding, capacity building initiatives, data collection/evaluation and mission investing. Public policy work and support offers another important tool to add to this repertoire. Join this webinar to hear more from MPC's Public Policy Task Team about their recommendations and steps for moving forward for philanthropy engagement in public policy in Maine.Read more

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Sep
10
2015

Grant Research Tutorial

Thursday, September 10, 2015 |
10:00am to 12:00pm
Portland, ME

Learn how to use two powerful tools for learning about foundations: MPC's updated online Directory of Maine Grantmakers, and the Foundation Directory Online, a resource from the Foundation Center that gives instant access to data on national foundations, corporate donors, and grantmaking public charities.Read more

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Sep
03
2015

Education Funders Gathering

Thursday, September 3, 2015 |
10:00am to 12:00pm
Falmouth, ME

A gathering of Maine funders with an interest in the education arena in order to better understand where current funding falls across the full education spectrum, learn about the current education strategies being pursued by Maine funders, and identify potential areas for collaboration and alignment.Read more

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Aug
26
2015

A Path to Greater Impact: The What and Why of Public Policy

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 |
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Online

Grantmakers already play an integral role in shaping public life. We do this with our funding, capacity building initiatives, data collection/evaluation and mission investing. Public policy work and support offers another important tool to add to this repertoire. Join this webinar to hear more about the MPC Public Policy Task Team’s work, what public policy involvement might mean, and why it’s important.Read more

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Aug
25
2015

August 25 Grant Research Tutorial

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 |
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Portland, ME
USM Glickman Family Library

Learn how to use two powerful tools for learning about foundations: MPC's updated online Directory of Maine Grantmakers, and the Foundation Directory Online, a resource from the Foundation Center that gives instant access to data on national foundations, corporate donors, and grantmaking public charities.Read more

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Aug
11
2015

August 11 Grant Research Tutorial

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 |
10:00am to 12:00pm
Portland, ME
USM Glickman Family Library

Learn how to use two powerful tools for learning about foundations: MPC's updated online Directory of Maine Grantmakers, and the Foundation Directory Online, a resource from the Foundation Center that gives instant access to data on national foundations, corporate donors, and grantmaking public charities.Read more

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Jun
02
2015

June 2 Tutorial

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 | 10:00am

Learn how to use two powerful tools for learning about foundations: MPC's updated online Directory of Maine Grantmakers, and the Foundation Directory Online, a resource from the Foundation Center that gives instant access to data on national foundations, corporate donors, and grantmaking public charities.Read more

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