Maine Philanthropy Center

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2018 Columbus Survey

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August 2019
Based on a survey of more than 250 community foundations that collectively hold more than 90 percent of the field's assets, the 2018 Columbus Survey report found that total community foundation assets increased 0.12 percent on a year-over-year basis, to $86.8 billion.
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Cybersecurity Essentials for Philanthropy

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August 2019
Technology Affinity Group has released two new resources as a part of its Cybersecurity Essentials for Philanthropy series. These publications offer best practices and suggestions based on the collective on-the-ground knowledge and experience of philanthropic organizations across North America.
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Pride of Place: Sustaining a Family Commitment to Geography

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July 2019
How has place-based family philanthropy evolved over time? Rather than look first to comparing the contrasting decisions—why a place or issue basis for giving—this study is designed to examine how family foundations and funds committed to place are sustaining (or not sustaining) that commitment over generations.
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Talent Retention Program Manual

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June 2019
Council of Michigan Foundations created a Talent Retention Program Manual to explore the concept of offering financial incentives for local college graduates to return to their local communities for work.
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2019 “Giving in Maine” Report

State of Maine Giving by County
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May 2019
In its most recent regional giving study, Maine Philanthropy Center shares an annual snapshot of giving in Maine. In FY2017, there were more than 360 private and community foundations based in Maine who held more than $3 billion in assets and gave more than $180 million in charitable grants throughout the world.
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