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GCIR Resources for Funders on Immigration

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November 2016
Two fact sheets for funders on immigration developed by Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees and shared at the 10/20/2016 Community-Engaged Grantmaking workshop. The first is Talking Points on Immigration for Funders, the second is a Funders Guide to Grants and Immigration Status.
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Public Policy: A Path to Greater Impact

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July 2015
The Public Policy Task Team proudly presents its report Public Policy: A Path to Greater Impact, containing conclusions and recommendations for how philanthropy in Maine might best advance our collective action in the public policy arena. The report summarizes the team's work over the past six months and outlines the promise, value proposition, definitions and parameters for philanthropic engagement. It also suggests a potential structure and process for working together and the role that the Maine Philanthropy Center might play. The MPC board reviewed and discussed the report in late June...
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Responsive Philanthropy Special Issue on Implicit Bias in Philanthropy

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May 2015
A special issue of Responsive Philanthropy devoted to what philanthropy can do to combat implicit bias, or the way in which our unconscious minds shape and contribute to our thoughts and actions. A diverse roster of authors explores how this phenomenon both affects the many challenges we as a society face and its implications for how philanthropy addresses these issues.
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