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Conferences + Intensives

Focus Events

MANP’s Focus events put the spotlight on essential nonprofit management topics, offering staff and volunteers the opportunity for more in-depth training with local and regional experts.

Designed to support peer learning and action planning, these intensive workshops encourage staff and board members to put what they learn into practice right away.

Upcoming Focus Events

Focus on Strategic Board Recruitment and Leaders & Luminaries Awards
November 12, Freeport
Presenter: Jeff Wahlstrom, Starboard Leadership Consulting

Past Focus Events

2019

Focus on Effective Management
September 10, Freeport
Presenter: Laura Mitchell, Starboard Leadership Consulting

Beyond Bad Training: A Toolkit for Trainers, Teachers + Facilitators
August 14, Augusta + August 15, South Portland
Presenter: Andy Robinson, Andy Robinson Consulting LLC

Focus on Fundraising: It Takes a Team
April 30 in Bangor, May 1 in Bar Harbor, and May 3 in Waterville
Presenter: Andy Robinson, Andy Robinson Consulting, LLC

2018
Focus on Framing: Say This, Not That
June 20, 2018, Bates College, Lewiston
Presenter: Lynn Davey, Ph.D.

Focus on Leadership Teams: Increase Trust + Effectiveness
May 3, 2018, Augusta
Presenter: Laura Mitchell, Starboard Leadership Consulting

2017
Focus on Board Innovation: Transforming Governance through Shared Leadership
November 9, 2017, Freeport
Presenter: Judy Freiwirth, Nonprofit Solutions Associates

Focus on Fundraising: How to Survive and Thrive in the “New Normal”
October 26, 2017, Portland
Presenter: Kim Klein, Klein & Roth Consulting

Focus on Framing: Say This, Not That – Effective Framing for Social Change
August 3, 2017, Augusta
Presenter: Lynn Davey, Ph.D.

Focus on Friendraising: Rallying Supporters in Times of Change
February 3, 2017, Portland
Presenter: Andy Robinson, Andy Robinson Consulting, LLC

2016
Focus on Leadership Teams: Increase Trust + Effectiveness
December 15 and 16, 2016, Portland
Presenter: Kathryn Hunt, Starboard Leadership Consulting

Focus on Coaching: Unlocking Potential + Performance
October 21, 2016, Brunswick
Presenter: Kristen Kellner, KMA Human Resources Consulting

2015
Focus on Fundraising
December 3, 2015, Freeport
Presenter: Andy Robinson, Andy Robinson Consulting, LLC