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Discounted Advertising in the 2022 Mainebiz Giving Guide

by Kelly McCormack
Maine’s nonprofits are major employers, significant contributors to the economy, and they play a vital role in creating, sustaining and improving Maine’s quality of life. MANP is excited to once again present this special opportunity for our nonprofit members to elevate their mission and work to Maine’s business sector. MANP’s longtime media partner Mainebiz produces […]

Realizing Healthy Nonprofits

by Kelly McCormack
Realize: become fully aware of something; understand clearly. Realize: cause to happen. What does it mean to be a healthy nonprofit workplace? What would a truly thriving nonprofit sector look like and require of us (and our partners)? How do we advance equity in our organizations and communities? These questions are top of mind for […]

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 […]