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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 […]

What Can MANP Trainings Do for You?

by Kelly McCormack
Even though it’s February, there’s plenty of time to set and achieve new goals for the year. MANP is here to help you reach those goals, so we ask: In 2019, are you looking to… Build your leadership muscle? Check out this webinar February 13, Lead Like No Other: Behaviors for Gaining Agreement and Engagement. […]

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 […]

Maine Nonprofits Feel the Effect of Federal Government Shutdown

by Jennifer Hutchins
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 25, 2019 Maine Nonprofits Feel the Effect of Federal Government Shutdown Portland, ME – In an effort to understand the impact of the federal government shutdown, the Maine Association of Nonprofits (MANP) surveyed its member nonprofits from 5:00 p.m. on January 22 to 5:00 p.m. on January 24 and received responses […]

How is the federal shutdown impacting your work? Please let us know.

by Jennifer Gray
There’s a lot in the news about federal workers who aren’t getting paid, yet the story doesn’t end there. Nonprofits are a critical part of our nation’s community infrastructure and are also experiencing serious challenges to fulfilling their missions. During the shutdown, nonprofits across the country aren’t receiving reimbursements for their work while demand for […]

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 […]