Maine Philanthropy Center

Building Connections for Maine Grantmakers

Past Programs

May
21
2015

May 21 Tutorial

Thursday, May 21, 2015 | 1:00pm
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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May
12
2015

Let's Talk About Health

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 | 1:00pm
Maple Hill Farm
Grantmakers and nonprofit organizations interested in the health of Maine people and communities gathered on May 12th, 2015 for an afternoon conversation about the trends and challenges that are top of mind in today's health arena. This learning and networking opportunity allowed participants to compare notes about interests, solutions being explored, and learnings on the ground.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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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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Dec
11
2014

Family Philanthropy Webinar

Thursday, December 11, 2014 |
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Toeing the Line: Addressing common legal pitfalls in family foundation governance Should we accept those tickets to the opening of the new local theater that just arrived in the mail? Can our family office charge our foundation for rent? This webinar addresses the rules and regulations around frequently-asked-questions in family foundation governance.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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