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Online Courses with Washington Nonprofits

by Kelly McCormack
We’re excited to partner with our West Coast friends at Washington Nonprofits to offer our members online courses in early 2019! MANP Members save 50% on each online course! It’s Your Turn: The Role of the Board ChairFour 60-minute webinars; Tuesdays, Jan. 15 – Feb. 5, 20193:00 pm-4:00pm ET Whether you’re just stepping into this […]

When it’s time to go – guidance for long-time leaders

by Guest Blogger
MANP is pleased to present the following guest blog post by Jeff Wahlstrom of Starboard Leadership Consulting–an endorsed provider of executive search services. This post is part of our ongoing Mission Driven Leadershift initiative, which offers resources, services and programs to help Maine nonprofits successfully prepare for and manage leadership transition.  My New Year’s resolution in 2005 was […]

Gifts That Give Twice

by Katie Manter
The National Retail Federation announced that it expects holiday retail sales in November and December – excluding automobiles, gasoline and restaurants – to increase between 4.3 and 4.8 percent for a total of $717.45 billion to $720.89 billion, up from $687.87 billion last year.  Between now and Christmas Day, Americans will spend an incredible amount of money on gifts for […]

Why Women are Still Underrepresented in Nonprofit Leadership and What We Can Do About It

by Guest Blogger
The following post from Nonprofit HR was republished with permission. Nonprofit HR, located in Washington, DC, is the leading human resources firm in the country that works exclusively with nonprofit organizations. Nonprofit HR President and CEO Lisa Brown Alexander provided the keynote address at MANP’s 2018 Nonprofit Finance Conference. The serious underrepresentation of women in the booming tech industry has […]

Action Alert: Protect Nonprofit Nonpartisanship

by Jennifer Gray
Please join us in reaching out to our Congressional delegation to urge them to oppose efforts weaken the Johnson Amendment!  In the next few days, Congress will be wrapping up huge, year-end legislation that could include language damaging to your nonprofit and the people and community you serve. Language was attached to a spending bill in […]

Where is your Organization on the Talent Sustainability Continuum?

by Guest Blogger
The following post from Nonprofit HR was republished with permission. Nonprofit HR, located in Washington, DC, is the leading human resources firm in the country that works exclusively with nonprofit organizations. Nonprofit HR President and CEO Lisa Brown Alexander will provide the keynote address at MANP’s 2018 Nonprofit Finance Conference. As nonprofit organizations strive to achieve […]

Giving Voice to Our Community on #GivingTuesday

by Jennifer Gray
We have three days for getting deals – Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. On #GivingTuesday, we have a day for giving back.  Giving Tuesday is a global giving movement that has been built by individuals, families, organizations, businesses and communities in all 50 states and in countries around the world. Millions of […]

What do the results of this election mean for your nonprofit?

by Guest Blogger
We’re pleased to present this guest post from Jeff Wahlstrom, managing director of Starboard Leadership Consulting. No matter how you feel about the results of the 2018 election season, the reality for Maine nonprofit organizations is: “changes are coming.” With a new governor and many new legislators in place, you can anticipate leadership turnover at […]

2018 Leaders & Luminaries Awards

by Kelly McCormack
The entire MANP team would like to congratulate this year’s Camden National Bank Leaders & Luminaries Awards recipients! On Wednesday, October 31 at MANP’s Fall 2018 Executive Leadership Forum, Camden National Bank presented awards to four outstanding board members for their successful use of passion, innovation and resourcefulness to advance their organizations and help our […]

Highlights from New Report on Maine Nonprofit Compensation

by Molly O'Connell
Nonprofits employ 16% of Maine workers and are essential partners in our state’s workforce development efforts, so understanding nonprofit compensation trends is a critical element of attracting and retaining talent to our state. What compensation trends stand out from MANP’s recently released Report on Nonprofit Wages + Benefits in Maine? 1. Nonprofit employment reflects the […]