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Courage in Practice: Strategies for Implementing Values-Aligned Practices

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 |
9:30am to 11:00am
Zoom

With increasing calls for grantmakers to implement grantmaking practices that align with the current moment of crisis, organizational culture can play a big role in defining and holding in place process - and in how rapidly change is happening inside...Read more

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"Philanthropy 101"

Friday, October 5, 2018 (All day)
Boston Area

This autumn, we'll partner with our colleagues at Associated Grant Makers to offer "Philanthropy 101."  It's a great opportunity for those who are new to the philanthropy sector.Read more

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Trust Based Philanthropy Listserv

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April 2021
Launched in January 2020, the Trust-Based Philanthropy Project is a five-year, peer-to-peer funder initiative to address the inherent power imbalances between foundations and nonprofits. Understanding that these power imbalances are an expression of the social, political, and economic inequalities that many of our nonprofit partners are working to resolve, we interrogate and reimagine relationship. We envision a world where relationships are built on vulnerability, transparency, and humility; where community and nonprofit leaders are valued, supported, and trusted; and where funders bring an...
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Learning in Philanthropy: A Guidebook

Cover image: "Learning in Philanthropy"
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May 2019
This guide provides a solid basis for thinking and talking about the next steps in your organization’s learning work. It is designed to serve as a resource to help grantmakers answer critical learning questions and embed learning more deeply into the day-to-day work and cultures of their organizations.
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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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