Share

Bookmark and Share

Subscribe via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to the NonprofitMaine blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

MANP News

Stories of Impact: Jewish Community Alliance

by Katie Manter
This case study is part of MANP’s Stories of Impact series highlighting the many ways Maine’s nonprofits are essential to a strong and healthy Maine. MANP’s full Adding Impact Report will be released on January 17, 2019.  Fostering inclusivity, at the forefront of the Jewish Community Alliance’s (JCA) mission, helps create a welcoming environment where […]

2018 Year In Review

by Jennifer Hutchins
A thriving, empowered nonprofit sector is integral to Maine’s future prosperity, yet challenges loom. Over 25 years, the Maine Association of Nonprofits (MANP) has built the state’s largest nonprofit network and comprehensive resource for advocacy, education and support services to help nonprofits manage an increasingly complex, competitive system. We provide the tools, knowledge, and connections […]

Stories of Impact: Island Institute

by Katie Manter
This case study is part of MANP’s Stories of Impact series highlighting the many ways Maine’s nonprofits are essential to a strong and healthy Maine. MANP’s full Adding Impact Report will be released on January 17, 2019.  Maine’s coastal and island communities are a valuable component of Maine’s identity and economy. Seventy-one percent of Maine’s […]

MANP Announces Search for Next Director of Advocacy

by Jennifer Hutchins
“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like. (Lao Tzu)” Fully embracing life as constant change, MANP’s advocacy program will be undergoing a transition in early 2019. Our Director of Advocacy and PR, Jenn Burns Gray, who has been leading the organization’s advocacy efforts […]

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 […]

MANP Elects New Board Members

by Katie Manter
MANP is pleased to announce the election of three new members to its Board of Directors: Lelia DeAndrade, Senior Director of Grantmaking Services at the Maine Community Foundation, holds a PhD in Sociology from Syracuse University. At MCF, Lelia oversees all competitive grant programs and leads the Foundation’s strategic goal to support racial equity. Before […]

MANP’s Day in the Heart of Biddeford

by Katie Manter
MANP staff members put on work gloves and headed to Biddeford yesterday to volunteer with Heart of Biddeford, our member organization committed to revitalizing the downtown. We spent the day building a kiosk for a disc golf course in Rotary Park, picking up trash and weeding in Clifford Park, and exploring the exciting efforts taking place […]

Summer Listening Sessions

by Jennifer Hutchins
As we approach our 25th anniversary in 2019, MANP is undergoing a process to update our strategic framework. We are eager to share our emerging vision and priorities with our members and to hear your feedback. We will be hosting two member listening sessions in early August. This is an excellent opportunity to help shape your […]

Seeking Member Projects for Our Annual Staff Volunteer Day!

by Molly O'Connell
We’re planning our annual Staff Volunteer Day and we’re looking for a member project! Would you like to put our 8 staff to work on August 15th? Projects can be outside or inside, and can be clean-up tasks, building/painting projects, or something totally unexpected, as long as it can be accomplished in a day. Ideally, you’re within […]

MANP has something for everyone!

by Kelly McCormack
Upcoming MANP Trainings + Events Maine nonprofits employ 1 in 6 workers and are a critical part of Maine’s economy; access to professional development is critical to any organization’s talent attraction and development strategy! After a busy planning period, we are thrilled to highlight upcoming educational programs for this winter and spring that align with […]