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Equitable Grantmaking

by Molly O'Connell
The following articles and tools reflect a range of perspectives and advice on how grantmaking can be more equitable.

Disability Inclusion Resources

by Molly O'Connell
The following resources can help organizations create policies, practices and cultures that include and recognize the assets of staff and volunteers with disabilities.

LGBTQ+ Training

by Molly O'Connell
The following Maine organizations offer professional development and resources on LGBTQ+ issues and ally-ship.

Business Resource Guide

by Tim Brooks
The mission of Maine’s Office of Business Development is to encourage business growth and retention in Maine. They offer a variety of guides and support to help business people understand the resources available including, Tax Increment Financing, Community Block Grants, and multiple tax credit programs.

UST HR Workplace

by Molly O'Connell
UST HR Workplace workplace provides expert, practical human resource guidance to help you avoid costly risk and liability and save time, including a team of HR experts standing by to answer your calls by phone or email every day, a collection of recorded webinars and trainings, an extensive resource library about human resources compliance, a robust […]

Community Associations Institute

by Molly O'Connell
This is a national organization that supports community associations including nonprofits like homeowners associations, road associations and condo associations. While these kinds of associations share many things in common with charitable nonprofits, this organization is able to provide resources more targeted to these types of associations. Resources and tools include governance guidelines, information on disaster […]

Association of Leaders in Volunteer Management (ALIVE)

by Tim Brooks
ALIVE began as the Congress of Volunteer Administrators Associations (COVAA), which formed as a result of a historical convening of official representatives of existing associations of volunteer program managers. It is an effort to bring together existing local, regional and national organizations of volunteerism leaders to form a new national organization.

The Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration

by Tim Brooks
The Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration advances the profession and practice of volunteer resource management. Certified in Volunteer Administration (CVA) is the only international professional certification in the field of volunteer resources management. The CVA credential reflects mastery of the knowledge required of practitioners in this field as measured through an exam and peer […]

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

by Tim Brooks
A resource for retired and senior Mainers looking for volunteer opportunities.

Maine Conservation Corps

by Tim Brooks
A resource for those seeking opportunities to volunteer in Maine. The Maine Conservation Corps (MCC) is devoted to conservation and environmental education across the state, with positions available throughout the year.