Member Benefits

Personalized Nonprofit Management Assistance


In addition to our online MANP Yellow Pages and Answer Center tools, we have additional resources to support our members with nonprofit management issues and questions.

MANP’s Nonprofit Help Desk

We have experienced staff available to answer your nonprofit management questions or to refer you to appropriate resources. Some inquiries can be answered right away, others will require research.

Members have exclusive, unlimited access to this service.

Submit a question to our Nonprofit Help Desk via our online form or call 207-871-1885 and ask for the Help Desk. Staff respond to all inquiries within five business days.

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Pro Bono Legal Advice

We offer our members a limited amount of free legal advice on topics delineated below. This benefit entitles active members to a telephone consultation of up to 30 minutes in duration.

Topics appropriate for referral include:

  • Governance issues (bylaws, voting, decision making, conflicts of interest, etc.)
  • Charitable registration and solicitation laws
  • 501(c)(3) regulations (lobbying, private inurement, etc.)
  • Tax issues (federal, state, or property tax)
  • Charitable giving
  • Fiscal sponsorship

All referrals MUST come through MANP, and this service is only available to MANP members in good standing. Please contact Molly O’Connell by email or 207-871-1885 for further information or a referral.

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Pro Bono Accounting Advice

We offer members a limited amount of free accounting advice on topics delineated below. This benefit entitles active MANP members to a telephone consultation of up to 30 minutes in duration.

Topics appropriate for referral include:

  • Federal and state compliance questions
  • 990 and 990-T filing requirements
  • 403(b) audit issues
  • Application of accounting standards
  • Internal control issues
  • Assistance with request for proposal process

To receive this benefit, all referrals MUST come through MANP. Please contact Molly O’Connell by email or by calling 207-871-1885 for further information or for a referral.

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Nonprofit Risk Management Center Technical Assistance

We are proud to be an affiliate member of NRMC (Nonprofit Risk Management Center). The Affiliates Program offers practical risk management resources to our members including unlimited answers to risk management questions through its Risk Help™ program.

Cost: Free for MANP members; unavailable to nonmembers

For access, please contact Molly O’Connell.

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ThinkHR Workplace

ThinkHR Workplace provides expert, practical human resource guidance to help you avoid costly risk and liability and save time.  A subscription to ThinkHR offers MANP members the help they need to navigate the complexities of HR compliance and workforce management.  Benefits include:

  • ThinkHR Live – A team of HR experts standing by to answer your calls by phone or email every day. Guaranteed resolution of your question within 24 hours.
  • ThinkHR Learn – Training solutions that ensure compliance
  • ThinkHR Comply – An award-winning resource center for all of your compliance issues.

Subscribers will have access to compensation tools, job description builders and a robust Q&A database of commonly asked HR questions.

Cost:

  • Members of Unemployment Services Trust (UST) receive the entire Think HR Workplace service at no additional cost!
  • MANP members that are not members of UST can still receive the entire UST HR Workplace for $75 per month.

Want to learn more? Watch this online demo or contact our Membership Manager.

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