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Nonprofit Day at the State House

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Each year we host events and provide resources to:

  • increase the awareness of nonprofits and their vital contributions to Maine’s economy and way of life;2013 Exhibitors
  • strengthen relationships between nonprofit leaders and public officials; and
  • encourage nonprofit leaders to participate fully in the formation of public policy that impacts the communities they serve.

Every other year, we also feature the release of our Partners in Prosperity: The Nonprofit Sector Impact report.

2014 Nonprofit Day: February 13, 2014

8:30-1:00 p.m.
Hall of Flags, State House, Augusta

Member Exhibits

Each year the competition among our almost 800 members for the limited exhibit space is strong. We are pleased to announce this year’s slate, representing the passion and diversity of Maine’s charitable nonprofits:

While only selected organizations will have space to exhibit, all are welcome to join us at the State House to celebrate the important work of the sector.

Our Sponsors

Thank you to the following businesses for their support:

Lead Sponsor:

Healey & Associates Logo

Co Sponsors:

HMPayson

Great Falls Insurance logo

 

Resources to Help You Celebrate + Promote Nonprofits

Raise Awareness – Nonprofits Matter Week

During the week of Nonprofit Day (February 10-14) join us in spreading the word via social media about the important impact of nonprofits.

  • Use these sample tweets + posts.
  • Download and post the Facebook badges designed to help you show that you and your organization are part of this powerful sector.
FacebookBadge_1in7_thumbnail Download the full-sized “1 in 7 Maine Workers” Badge
FacebookBadge_ISupport_thumbnail Download the full-sized ”I Support Maine’s Nonprofits” Badge
FacebookBadge_IVolunteer_thumbnail no-border Download the full-sized ”350,000 Volunteers” Badge
FacebookBadge_SmallBusiness_thumbnail no-border Download the full-sized ”Big Part of Small Business” Badge

Learn About the Impact of Nonprofits

Learn About An Important Piece of Legislation

During the 11th Annual Nonprofit Day at the State House, we will be encouraging legislators and nonprofits to support the passage of LD 1664: An Act to Encourage Charitable Giving to Nonprofits. Visit our webpage and get involved.

Connect with Your Legislators

Legislators want to hear from their constituents, and Nonprofit Day is a perfect opportunity to make sure your elected officials know about your organization and how you can be a resource on key issues.

Past Nonprofit Days

Our first Nonprofit Day at the State House was held in 2004 and we’ve been back every year since. Browse photos, event schedules, and exhibitor lists from past Nonprofit Days.