Guides + Reports

We publish resources that provide nonprofits with detailed information to help them lay a strong foundation for mission achievement.

Guiding Principles + Practices for Nonprofit Excellence in Maine

These free tools provide a planning framework to help nonprofits evaluate and improve all aspects of their organizational performance. The principles and practices outlined in these tools form the foundation for all of MANP’s programming and resources.

The Nonprofit Sector Impact Report

Nonprofits matter and this free report, published every two years, illustrates the significant social and economic impact of Maine’s nonprofits.

The Nonprofit Compensation Report: Maine Nonprofit Wages + Benefits

We regularly survey Maine’s nonprofits regarding employee wages and benefits and produce a report to help nonprofits assess and develop appropriate and competitive compensation policies. Participating organizations and MANP members receive significant discounts.

Board Basics and Keys To Successful Board Recruitment Handbooks

These handbooks are designed to provide both new and experienced board members with a deeper knowledge of the responsibilities of nonprofit board service and the critical elements necessary for an effective board recruitment process. Members receive a 50% discount.

Nonprofit Financial Management Guide

This guide provides Executive Directors, board members, and finance staff with an overview of the key concepts for managing financial transactions and reporting data essential for the administration of nonprofit organizations. Members receive a 50% discount.

Assessment Tools

We have developed assessment tools to help organizations and boards increase efficiency and effectiveness.

White Papers

MANP works in collaboration with legal experts to develop white papers on key compliance topics, such as fundraising and charitable solicitation, how to dissolve a Maine nonprofit, disclosure requirements and board meetings, advocacy and lobbying, membership, and more.

  • All of our white papers can be found in our Answer Center by searching the keyword “white paper.”

NonprofitMaine Weekly

MANP distributes a free weekly e-newsletter to any individual interested in staying informed and connected with nonprofit issues and management topics.