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.
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.
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.
The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County has several upcoming local events of interest to non-profits and the communities they serve, included a speaker series talk on water quality in the county, and a GuideStar Anne Arundel training for donors and nonprofits.
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.
The Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers (ABAG)’s vision is that philanthropy will be an integral force in tackling Maryland’s most pressing problems through partnership with government, business and nonprofit decision makers. Though much of their programming is geared towards funders and grantmakers, they regularly host programs for grant seekers in the community, including the following events.