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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. […]

New Member Benefit! Pro Bono Technology Assessment

by Debbie Atwood
MANP is pleased to announce the launch of a pro bono technology assessment, exclusively available to our members through a new partnership with RoundTable Technology. Why a Technology Assessment? We regularly hear from members that managing technology is a top challenge. Technology infrastructure is central to the advancement of our missions, but nonprofits often lack the expertise […]

Make Me a Match: Finding Skilled Volunteers + Pro Bono Support

by Molly O'Connell
This post was originally published in 2015 and updated in 2019 to reflect new resources and corrected links. “Why don’t you just get a volunteer for that?” You’ve probably heard that phrase a million times, and it likely makes you want to throw your coffee in frustration because it’s so much more easily said than done. […]

Sit in Your Favorite Place + Get the Answers You Need

by Katrina Ruffner
Did you know the Maine Association of Nonprofits partners with a number of national organizations to connect Maine nonprofits to training, toolkits, research and more? You can access these helpful resources from wherever you like! We’d like to introduce you to our favorite tech teachers, finance friends and risk reducers. At MANP, we like to sit […]

Find the Right Donor Management System for Your Nonprofit

by Katrina Ruffner
The connection between nonprofits and donors is undeniable and essential, but we know it can be a complicated relationship to manage. The key is having the right donor management system to help you keep track of them. But what does that system look like? To help you, we have partnered with Idealware to bring you […]

MANP + Idealware Team Up to Present Your Complete Nonprofit Website Toolkit

by Katrina Ruffner
Can you remember when your organization’s website was designed? Can your supporters and constituents navigate and find the information they need? Can your staff members easily create or update content on your website? If you answered no to any of those questions, it might be time to bring that website into the 21st Century.  Maine Association of […]

MANP Offers Idealware Webinar Series: The Email Fundraiser’s Toolkit

by Katrina Ruffner
Email campaigns are a fundraising tool within the reach of even the smallest organizations, and an effective way to communicate with donors and raise money without much expense. How can you make yours stand out from all the others your constituents are likely to see? Think about it. You need to write crisp, effective emails […]

Recycled Technology Resources Available to Nonprofits

by Jessica Lantos
In 2006 two Maine nonprofits (Skills’ Inc and ITE – The PCs for MAINE project) partnered to create a sustainable computer donation program where businesses could save money on recycling costs while providing the program with reusable computer equipment.  This equipment would create work opportunities for people with disabilities and create a constant supply of […]

Are You Looking For Ways to Connect With Your Donors?

by Rachael DeCruz
This December MANP is offering two SkillBuilders that will help you increase communication and engagement with your donors and constituents. The first SkillBuilder, “Philanthropy 101 and 102 – Why People Give/Building Long Term Relationships,” focuses around understanding the motivating factors that lead people to give, and then gets into detail about the process of creating […]

MANP Members Get Discount on Dreamweaver Course!

by Rachael DeCruz
Are you looking to brush up on your Adobe Dreamweaver skills? Come to this two-day course hosted by Capitol Computers (151 Water St. Augusta) on Dec 1 & 2, from 9am-4pm. MANP members and friends are able to receive a discounted rate due to MANP’s partnership with Capitol Computers! The original price of the course […]