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Stories of Impact: Waterfall Arts

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. Read MANP’s full Adding Impact Report.  Arts and cultural organizations have long been cornerstones of Maine’s prosperity and quality of life, creating jobs, generating commerce, and driving tourism. According to […]

Stories of Impact: ProsperityME: The Center for Financial Education

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. Read MANP’s full Adding Impact Report.  Our broader society benefits from a flourishing and economically independent Maine refugee and immigrant community. By providing the opportunity for financial literacy, ProsperityME fosters […]

First of Its Kind Survey on Maine Workplace Harassment + Culture

by Jennifer Hutchins
Believing fervently that successful organizations require safe, respectful and inclusive work cultures, in 2018, MANP joined with MaineCanDo.org to help individuals, employers, and investors prevent future #MeToo incidents in the workplace. Now MANP is partnering with #MaineCanDo and Pan Atlantic Research to conduct the first comprehensive survey of sexual harassment and workplace culture issues in […]

Stories of Impact: Maine Huts & Trails

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. Read MANP’s full Adding Impact Report.  Maine Huts & Trails (MH&T) is helping to bring economic prosperity to Maine’s Western Mountain region by promoting tourism and healthy outdoor recreation operating […]

Stories of Impact: Kennebec Behavioral Health, Clubhouse

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. Read MANP’s full Adding Impact Report.  A thriving Maine economy depends on a robust workforce. Kennebec Behavioral Health’s Clubhouses are part of a growing worldwide community that includes 300 clubhouses […]

Stories of Impact: Tedford Housing

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. Read MANP’s full Adding Impact Report.  When Maine people and families have resources and a stable home, they have improved health outcomes and a better quality of life. The children […]

The Governor’s Picks

by Jennifer Gray
As Maine state government transitions to a new governor, Maine nonprofits are increasingly focused on building productive relationships with new leaders at state agencies who will have direct impact on their missions. While some confirmations were upheld by the Maine Senate last week, Governor Mills’s cabinet nominees are steadily making their way through the legislative […]

End to Shutdown? Not quite. Keep up the volume.

by Jennifer Hutchins
Many thanks to everyone who submitted responses to our Flash Poll last week on the impact of the federal government shutdown on our members! Results have been shared in a statewide news release. While the shutdown is temporarily resolved, uncertainty remains and we still need your help. Congress and the President must still negotiate to […]

Stories of Impact: Aroostook Area Agency on Aging

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. Read MANP’s full Adding Impact Report.  The Aroostook Area Agency on Aging (AAAA) helps older people age in place, allowing them to maintain their independence and community connections while ensuring […]

Stories of Impact: Boys and Girls Club of Bangor

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. Read MANP’s full Adding Impact Report.  Growing up in poverty can adversely affect children and is a strong predictor of children’s success in school and adult employment earnings. Poverty can […]