Trainings + Webinars

Webinar Library

MANP’s Webinar Library includes recordings of past webinars so that nonprofit staff and volunteers can access professional development at their convenience. Our library is reviewed and updated on an annual basis to ensure the most up-to-date information is being provided. The Webinar Library is exclusively available to MANP members.

Register to access the Webinar Library

Please note, registering for the Webinar Library is like registering for an event. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with the password needed to view the webinars. If you have any questions or need assistance, please call us at (207) 871-1885.

Click on one of the following categories to view available webinars on that topic:

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Financial Management


The Silent Money Siphon: What Nonprofits Need to Know About Hidden Credit Card Processing Costs
Presented by Howard Goldstein, Merchant Advocate

This webinar provides an overview of the merchant services industry and how to determine if a processor is overcharging. This highlights a MANP Member benefit through Merchant Advocate.

Government Grants and Contracts: How to Get Reimbursement for Your Indirect Costs
Presented by Beth Bowsky + David L. Thompson, National Council of Nonprofits

This webinar covers the OMB Uniform Guidance and what an organization needs to do to take advantage of and comply with the rules.

The Auditors are Coming! How to Get Ready for Their Annual Visit
Presented by Gregory Csikos, CPA, CFE, Purdy Powers & Company

This webinar discusses what an audit is, what the process involves, and how an organization can best prepare for the audit to ensure a smooth and efficient experience for all parties.

Going Out to Bid: A Guide to Approaching the RFP Process
Presented by Emily Stumhofer, Nonprofit Risk Management Center

This webinar, offered in partnership with the Nonprofit Risk Management Center, explores the topic of creating and using a Request for Proposals (RFP) and provides tools and insights to help determine when to use an RFP.
Tracking Restricted Grants in QuickBooks
Presented by Gregg S. Bossen, QuickBooks Made Easy

This webinar provides a hands-on, step-by-step approach to grants management using QuickBooks Made Easy.

Implementing the New Not-for-Profit Financial Reporting Standard: A Deep Dive
Presented by Peter Montano + Hadje Esmiller, Wipfli | Macpage

This webinar covers the Accounting Standards Update (ASU) by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and includes requirements and effective dates.

Governance + Leadership

Lead Like No Other: Behaviors for Gaining Agreement and Engagement
Presented by Patrick Veroneau, Emery Leadership Group

This webinar presents behavioral-based effective leadership practices.

Marketing + Communications

Reaching Those That Need Us the Most: Overcoming Isolation and Stigma in Rural Maine
Presented by Tavia Melhus, River Valley Healthy Communities Coalition

This webinar talks about a critical issue Maine communities are facing and presents ways to address barriers through collaborations, networks, and coalitions.

Public Policy + Advocacy

Legislative Testimony: How to Make it Compelling and Effective
Presented by Mary Erin Casale, former Advocacy + PR Manager, Maine Association of Nonprofits

This webinar explores the basic rules of lobbying, how to track legislation and determine when to provide input, and how to identify times and circumstances that are points for influence.

Spread the News: New Data Finds Maine Nonprofits Invest $12 Billion Annually
Presented by Jennifer Hutchins + Jenn Burns Gray, Maine Association of Nonprofits

This webinar shares data from the 2019 Adding Up Impact Report and provides key messages on the importance of the nonprofit sector and ways in which you can connect with legislators and the media.

Resource + Fund Development

Accepting Charitable Gifts: Thank You Notes to Donors & Gift Acceptance Policies
Presented by Wendy Richards, Attorney, Richards Nonprofit Law, LLC

This webinar outlines what information is needed to create tax acknowledgements that meet IRS standards, as well as whether a gift acceptance policy is necessary for your organization and how one can be most beneficial.

Fundraising and the Board of Directors
Presented by Lisa Jepson Wahlstrom, CFRE, Ovation Fundraising Counsel

This webinar discusses when, where, how, and why to include board members in fundraising, and provides tips on making fundraising easier for both board members and staff.

Staff + Volunteer Management

Creating an Internship Program That Works
Presented by Beth C. Richardson, JD

This webinar presents important concepts on identifying and creating a meaningful internship program for your organization.

Navigating the Overtime Rule: Guidance from the Experts
Presented by Pamela Megathlin, Maine Department of Labor, and David L. Thompson, National Council of Nonprofits

This webinar provides an overview of the Department of Labor’s ruling related to employee overtime and the considerations nonprofits must assume as they prepare and manage their organizational budgets related to employee cost.

A Guide to Workplace Best Practices: How to Promote a Harassment-Free Workplace
Presented by Sally A. Morris, Attorney at Law, LLC

This webinar provides an overview of the law of harassment in the workplace and information and tools to navigate difficult circumstances.

Strategic + Operational Planning

Build Organization Muscle: Project Management for Nonprofits
Presented by Suzanne Johnson, MBA, CSM, CSPO, CAPM

This webinar introduces you to Project Management (PM) and helps you decide where it fits with your organization.

New Nonprofits Boot Camp: Using Legal and Tax Best Practices to Propel Results and Fulfill Your Mission
Presented by Ari Solotoff, Esq., Bernstein Shur + Nicholas Porto, Baker Newman Noyes

This webinar – specifically designed for new nonprofits and tax-exempt organizations – provides a holistic view of the legal and tax best practices that lie at the heart of a strong nonprofit performance.