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Staff + Volunteer Management

You hired your new leader—now what?

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.  You’ve been through an exhaustive (and somewhat […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Time to interview! Now what?

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.  Your executive search committee has pored through […]

3 Things Your Nonprofit MUST Know About Unemployment Insurance

by Katie Manter
Nonprofits that proactively learn about unemployment taxes, also known as unemployment insurance (UI), can lower associated costs. Here are the top 3 things every nonprofit should know. 1. What is the state Unemployment Insurance (SUI) Tax? The state Unemployment Insurance (SUI) tax is an insurance program that provides temporary, partial wage replacement to workers who have become […]

Sign the Pledge: #MaineCanDo Better!

by Jennifer Hutchins
Not too long ago, I got a call from a board member of a small Maine nonprofit needing help as a crisis led to an unfortunate ending. The board had decided to close the organization following the withdrawal of a large, transformational grant from a national foundation. The reason? The executive director had resigned following […]

Candidate Interviews 101

by Guest Blogger
MANP presents the following guest blog post by Jessica Smart of The Smart Group Executive Search, an endorsed provider of executive search services, as 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.  Although most people have been interviewed at some point […]

Maine Supreme Court Case Raises Question of How to Take Care of Volunteers

by Guest Blogger
Reprinted with permission from The Maine Nonprofit Law E-Bulletin May 2018, by Robert H. Levin, Attorney-at-Law with the Law Office of Robert H. Levin. In December, the Maine Supreme Court held in Huff v. Regional Transportation Program that an individual who received mileage reimbursement but no other compensation was not an “employee” for the purposes of […]

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 […]