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

Past Focus Events

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

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

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

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

Focus on Leadership Teams: Increase Trust + Effectiveness
Dec 15 and 16, 2016, Portland
Presenter: Kathryn Hunt, Managing Director and Senior Consultant at Starboard Leadership Consulting

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

Focus on Fundraising
Dec 3, 2015, Freeport
Featuring Speaker Andy Robinson