About

For more than 25 years, Maryland Nonprofits has worked to promote a thriving and effective nonprofit sector in Maryland. Maryland Nonprofits is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and a statewide membership association. Nonprofits, businesses that serve nonprofits, government agencies, students, and individuals comprise our membership.

Benefits of membership include access to educational resource materials, discounted workshops and conferences, discounts on products and services such as liability insurance and background checks, and representation in Annapolis and on Capitol Hill regarding the shared public policy priorities of Maryland’s nonprofit sector.

We help the nonprofit sector by:

  • Leading public policy advocacy, raising our collective voice for needed investments, governmental transparency, and community empowerment
  • Amplifying the nonprofit sector’s voice on behalf of the people and causes nonprofits serve
  • Growing resources for the nonprofit sector
  • Conducting research about the nonprofit sector
  • Operating the national Standards for Excellence program that provides resource materials, educational programs, and accreditation of nonprofit organizations that meet the highest standards of ethics and accountability.

We help our members:

  • Raise more money through resource development trainings and grant research
  • Make connections and build relationships
  • Manage and lead more effectively
  • Increase capacity and achieve greater impact in their communities
  • Save money through discounts and group buying opportunities

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A-Z resource on nonprofit best practices

Advocating for the interests of families and youth

Promoting a thriving and effective nonprofit sector

Nonpartisan initiative promoting investment in MD’s communities