education

Educational Opportunity: Diversifying Your Board

Multiple reports assessing racial diversity of nonprofit boards in the region attest to lack of racial diversity being an on-going challenge – despite a shift of values and attitudes that may support increasing racial diversity.  So, what is happening?  Why can’t nonprofit boards – despite our best intentions – recruit and keep people of color? And what can we learn from those boards that do? Join the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County in welcoming Adar Ayira from Associated Black Charities for this free Strengthening Nonprofits event.

Everybody Counts: What You Need to Know About the 2020 Census by Maryland Nonprofits

Everybody Counts: What You Need to Know About the 2020 Census by Maryland Nonprofits

The data collected by the census determines the number of seats each state has in the U.S. House of Representatives; where voting precincts are established; and to how to distribute billions in federal funds to local communities.

This upcoming session hosted by Maryland Nonprofits will bring together a variety of perspectives to discuss what the decennial census means for the nonprofit sector and our role in ensuring an accurate count.

Educational Opportunity: Summit of Intersections

Heartly House, Inc., Mental Health Association of Frederick County, Wells House, Inc., and the Frederick County Health Department are presenting the second annual “Summit of Intersections” later this month. This one-day conference, sponsored by Precision Diagnostics, Inc., United Way of Frederick County, and Whitesell’s Pharmacy, will focus on the intersection of adverse childhood experiences, mental health disorders, sexual abuse and substance use disorders. These topic areas are ones that separate conferences are held often to address but very few seek to bring content experts together.  

Educational Opportunities: ABAG Events for Grantseekers

The Association of Baltimore-Area Grantmakers (ABAG) has announced its 2018 line-up of educational events for grantseekers. The first three are listed here, and additional announcements will be made throughout the year as events draw closer. For more information, or to register, visit ABAG's website.

Educational Opportunities: ABAG Events for Grantseekers

The Association of Baltimore-Area Grantmakers (ABAG) has announced its 2018 line-up of educational events for grantseekers. The first three are listed here, and additional announcements will be made throughout the year as events draw closer. For more information, or to register, visit ABAG's website.

Education Opportunities: Frederick County Library's Grant Seeker's Resource Center

Education Opportunities: Frederick County Library's Grant Seeker's Resource Center

Did you know that Frederick County Libraries is the home of a robust Grant Seeker's Resource Library, generously sponsored by the Foundation Center's Funder Information Network and the Ausherman Family Foundation? At the GSRC, you can check out non-profit and fundraising-specific materials, access Foundation Center's search engine for funding opportunities, talk with a grants librarian, and/or sign up for seminars on topics of interest to non-profits. 

Educational Opportunities: ABAG Events for Grantseekers

The Association of Baltimore-Area Grantmakers (ABAG) has announced its 2018 line-up of educational events for grantseekers. The first three are listed here, and additional announcements will be made throughout the year as events draw closer. For more information, or to register, visit ABAG's website.

Educational Opportunity: A Conversation about Education and Community Partnerships

Educational Opportunity: A Conversation about Education and Community Partnerships

The second event in the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County's Community Impact Speaker Series will be A Conversation About Education and Community, presented by Dr. George Arlotto, Anne Arundel County Public Schools Superintendent in partnership with the 21st Century Education Foundation.