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Discounted Advertising in the 2021 Mainebiz Giving Guide

by Kelly McCormack
Resilient. Innovative. Essential. These are words that aptly describe Maine’s nonprofits before the pandemic and that will remain true long after. The past year and a half pushed charitable organizations to the limit, challenging our communities in ways we couldn’t imagine and, ultimately, inspiring problem solving in new and exciting ways. Every organization has stories […]

Share Your Story in the 2020 Giving Guide

by Kelly McCormack
  Over the past several months, Maine’s nonprofits have demonstrated their leadership and value in response to the multitude of impacts of the pandemic on our communities. There have been countless stories of resilience, innovation, perseverance and tenacity from organizations across the state striving to continue their mission-driven work while meeting new and unfamiliar community […]

Adapting with Purpose – Part 5

by Kelly McCormack
In response to COVID-19, Maine’s nonprofits are stepping up with innovative ways to serve their communities. To foster idea-sharing, we have launched this Adapting with Purpose series as a way to highlight the resourcefulness and creativity of Maine nonprofits. A Very Brady Video… the Aroostook County Action Program team, or should we say bunch, came […]

Adapting with Purpose – Part 4

by Kelly McCormack
In response to COVID-19, Maine’s nonprofits are stepping up with innovative ways to serve their communities. To foster idea-sharing, we have launched this Adapting with Purpose series as a way to highlight the resourcefulness and creativity of Maine nonprofits. Stylin’ and supportin’ local… the Maine Coast Fishermen’s Association partnered with local screen printer Loyal Citizen Clothing to […]

Adapting with Purpose – Part 3

by Kelly McCormack
In response to COVID-19, Maine’s nonprofits are stepping up with innovative ways to serve their communities. To foster idea-sharing, we have launched this Adapting with Purpose series as a way to highlight the resourcefulness and creativity of Maine nonprofits. SeaChange Yoga in Portland stretched into a new pose by turning their annual Yogathon to a fully virtual, […]

Adapting with Purpose – Part 2

by Kelly McCormack
In response to COVID-19, Maine’s nonprofits are stepping up with innovative ways to serve their communities. To foster idea-sharing, we have launched this Adapting with Purpose series as a way to highlight the resourcefulness and creativity of Maine nonprofits. Take it on the road and go further. My Place Teen Center continues their work of […]

Adapting with Purpose – A New Series

by Kelly McCormack
In response to COVID-19, Maine’s nonprofits are stepping up without hesitation to serve their communities. This means learning to adapt in a temporary ‘new normal’ by continuing to provide services, modifying existing programs, creating new ones, and delivering information in ways they’ve never had to before. We see you and the great work you’re doing! […]

COVID-19 Care Checklist for Nonprofits

by Kelly McCormack
Feeling overwhelmed? You are not alone. Just keeping up with the information is a full-time job. To help, here is a suggested checklist:  To support your employees Ask how everyone is doing. Make it clear that everyone’s health–physical and mental–is your top priority. Communicate clearly about organizational policies and practices as they evolve. Establish regular […]

How Individuals Can Continue to Support Nonprofits During the Pandemic

by Kelly McCormack
Nonprofits are the backbones of our communities, providing care for some of Maine’s most vulnerable residents, and they cannot be forgotten in times of need. We’re all doing things a little differently right now – getting creative, thinking outside the box, doing things that aren’t the norm – the same goes for supporting nonprofits. Here […]

That’s a Wrap – Opt In 2019

by Kelly McCormack
And just like that, Opt In 2019 has come and gone in what feels like a flash! More than 250 people with purpose from 175+ nonprofits and businesses from Maine and beyond joined us last week to explore communications strategies to help advance their organizational goals. Intended to emphasize peer learning and meaningful engagement, Opt In […]