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Financial Management

Accounting for Sponsorship Revenue When Events are Postponed

by Guest Blogger
Sponsored Blog Post: MANP is pleased to present the following sponsored blog post by Jon Osterburg of Jitasa, a Sustainer-level Friend of MANP. Sponsored posts reflect the views and opinions of our guest blogger and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of MANP. So you’ve had to postpone an event. You’ve already collected […]

PPP Loan Forgiveness and Maine Tax Considerations for Tax Exempt Organizations

by Guest Blogger
The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) program under the CARES Act states that the forgiveness of the PPP loans will not be taxable income.  However, shortly after the CARES Act passed, the IRS announced that they would not allow tax deductions for business expenses paid with PPP loan proceeds that were forgiven. In addition, Maine has […]

Funding Available for Nonprofits from the MEMA Public Assistance Program

by Katie Manter
The Maine Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) is administering the Public Assistance Program in response to and recovery from COVID-19 (DR-4522). The program provides funding for emergency assistance to save lives and protect property, and assists with funding for permanently restoring community infrastructure affected by a federally declared incident. For example, the program may provide reimbursement for costs […]

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. […]

Where is your Organization on the Talent Sustainability Continuum?

by Guest Blogger
The following post from Nonprofit HR was republished with permission. Nonprofit HR, located in Washington, DC, is the leading human resources firm in the country that works exclusively with nonprofit organizations. Nonprofit HR President and CEO Lisa Brown Alexander will provide the keynote address at MANP’s 2018 Nonprofit Finance Conference. As nonprofit organizations strive to achieve […]

What’s UBIT + Why Your Organization Should Pay Attention to Recent Changes

by Jennifer Gray
Updated May 7, 2018 UBIT stands for unrelated business income tax. The federal tax law passed at the end of last year included changes to UBIT that directly impacts nonprofits. Not only should your organization pay attention to the changes to see if you are impacted but we also need to know how your organization […]

MANP has something for everyone!

by Kelly McCormack
Upcoming MANP Trainings + Events Maine nonprofits employ 1 in 6 workers and are a critical part of Maine’s economy; access to professional development is critical to any organization’s talent attraction and development strategy! After a busy planning period, we are thrilled to highlight upcoming educational programs for this winter and spring that align with […]

Video: What is a Sustainability Mindset?

by Molly O'Connell
Steve Zimmerman of Spectrum Nonprofit Services visited Maine last month for MANP’s 2017 Nonprofit Finance Conference to impart his knowledge on how to develop a “sustainability mindset.” Missed the conference, or just want to share Steve’s perspective with colleagues who weren’t able to attend? We sat down with Steve to capture his thoughts. More on […]

Deconstructing Sustainability

by Guest Blogger
This post is adapted from a chapter in Nonprofit Sustainability: Making Strategic Decisions for Financial Viability, by Jeanne Bell, Jan Masaoka, and Steve Zimmerman and reprinted with permission from the authors. Steve Zimmerman will be offering the keynote address at MANP’s Nonprofit Finance Conference on December 5, 2017! There is still time to register. What is […]

Before you celebrate, ADVOCATE!

by Mary Erin Casale
UPDATE : Thanks to your hard work, the IRS the Treasury Department and IRS announced that it is withdrawing the proposed Gift Substantiation regulation. The withdrawal of the flawed regulatory proposal is very good news for the public, for donors, and for the nonprofit community. The government was convinced that its proposal would have contributed to identity […]