Articles by Katrina Ruffner

 
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Tracking Restricted Grants

By Katrina Ruffner on April 07, 2016, at 12:48 p.m.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location: Online, MANP, Portland, Maine For more information: (207) 871-1885; nonprofitmaine.org/ Wouldn’t it be great if at any point during a grant’s life cycle you could simply push a button and see exactly how much and to which categories the grant …
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Project Budgets for Grant Proposals: From Planning to Reporting

By Katrina Ruffner on March 23, 2016, at 3:24 p.m.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Eastern Maine Community College – Bangor Campus, 354 Hogan Road, Rangeley Hall Room 107, Bangor, Maine For more information: (207) 871-1885; nonprofitmaine.org/ Grant writers often feel inadequately prepared to draft project budgets for grant proposals, or the financial reports for …
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Maine Association of Nonprofits Board Boot Camp

By Katrina Ruffner on Feb. 05, 2016, at 1:48 p.m.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Hilton Garden Inn Auburn, 14 Great Falls Plaza, Auburn, ME For more information: (207) 871-1885; nonprofitmaine.org/ Nonprofit boards need to strengthen their skills and enhance engagement and leadership to adapt to increasing demands in this rapidly evolving environment. MANP’s Board …
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A Win-Win: Creating an Internship Program That Works

By Katrina Ruffner on Jan. 25, 2016, at 3:57 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Webinar, At your desk!, World Wide Web, Maine For more information: (207) 871-1885; nonprofitmaine.org/ Internships can be the answer to a non-profit organization’s prayers…if designed, documented, and managed clearly and simply. This webinar will present important concepts that you need …
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Where Have All the Dollars Gone? A Practical Look at Internal Controls

By Katrina Ruffner on Jan. 25, 2016, at 1:49 p.m.
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Eastern Maine Community College – Bangor Campus, 354 Hogan Road, Rangeley Hall, Bangor, ME For more information: (207) 871-1885; nonprofitmaine.org/ The fact is, long gone are the days when executive directors and board members could leave their organization’s internal workings …
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EMCC to host Budgeting: Extreme Makeover workshop

By Katrina Ruffner on Jan. 20, 2016, at 3:26 p.m.
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Eastern Maine Community College – Bangor Campus, 354 Hogan Road, Rangeley Hall , Bangor, ME For more information: (207) 871-1885; nonprofitmaine.org/ BANGOR — A budgeting workshop will be held 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday, March 30, at Rangeley Hall, Eastern Maine Community …
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EMCC to host The Foundation for Development: Plan Your Work and Work the Plan workshop

By Katrina Ruffner on Jan. 20, 2016, at 3:22 p.m.
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Eastern Maine Community College – Bangor Campus, 354 Hogan Road, Rangeley Hall , Bangor, ME For more information: (207) 871-1885; nonprofitmaine.org/ BANGOR — The Foundation for Development: Plan Your Work and Work the Plan workshop will be held 1-4 p.m. …
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Accounting for Temporarily Restricted Net Assets

By Katrina Ruffner on Jan. 15, 2016, at 2:12 p.m.
Thursday, April 28, 2016 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Burton M. Cross Building, 111 Sewall Street, 9 State House Station , Augusta, ME For more information: (207) 871-1885; nonprofitmaine.org/ This half-day SkillBuilder will include a detailed discussion of how to track temporarily restricted donations and grants. There will be …
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2016 Leadership Institute

By Katrina Ruffner on Jan. 14, 2016, at 2:55 p.m.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.Wednesday, May 25, 2016 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.Wednesday, June 22, 2016 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: …
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The Auditors Are Coming! How to Get Ready For Their Annual Visit

By Katrina Ruffner on Jan. 12, 2016, at 2:47 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Maine Association of NonProfits, Webinar, At your desk!, ME For more information: 207-871-1885; nonprofitmaine.org/ Financial statement audits help non-profit organizations demonstrate good governance and remain accountable to their donors and funders. This session will discuss what an audit is, what …
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Executive Leadership Forum

By Katrina Ruffner on March 10, 2015, at 2:02 p.m.
Thursday, April 16, 2015 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Thomas College, 180 West River Road, Waterville, ME For more information: 207-871-1885; NonprofitMaine.org/Forum Through its biannual Executive Leadership Forums, MANP brings together nonprofit staff and board leaders to explore emerging issues and pressing topics facing the nonprofit sector. These events …
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Nonprofit Training Day offered by the Maine Association of Nonprofits

By Katrina Ruffner on July 18, 2014, at 1:06 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Eastern Maine Community College- Bangor Campus, 354 Hogan Road, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-871-1885; bit.ly/bangortraining Morning Session offered 9:00am – 12:00pm Beyond the Report Card: Managing Staff Performance for Individual and Organizational Achievement Afternoon Session offered 1:00pm – 4:00pm …
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2014 Nonprofit Board Boot Camp

By Katrina Ruffner on July 15, 2014, at 10:44 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Event Center, 119 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-871-1885; nonprofitmaine.org/learn/learning-intensives/board-boot-camp/ Nonprofit boards need to strengthen their skills and enhance engagement and leadership to adapt to increasing demands in this rapidly evolving environment. MANP’s …

5th Annual Nonprofit Leadership Conference

By Katrina Ruffner on March 04, 2013, at 4:19 p.m.
Friday, April 26, 2013 11 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Colby College, 5300 Mayflower Hill, Waterville, ME For more information: Mark Hews; 207-871-1885; nonprofitmaine.org/2013_conference_overview.asp Maine Association of Nonprofits and Colby College Present: Building Common Ground: Nonprofit Leadership in Cross-Sector Collaboration Nonprofits have the opportunity to play a key role in …

Nonprofit Training Day offered by Maine Association of Nonprofits and the United Way of Eastern Maine

By Katrina Ruffner on Feb. 26, 2013, at 1:32 p.m.
Friday, March 29, 2013 8 a.m. to 8 a.m. Location: Spectacular Events Center, 395 Griffin Road, Bangor, Maine For more information: Katrina; Ruffner; blog.nonprofitmaine.org/2013/02/25/manp-to-offer-day-of-trainings-in-bangor/ In partnership with the United Way of Eastern Maine, MANP will offer a full day of training in March. Discounts will be available to MANP members …
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2013 Nonprofit Board Boot Camp

By Katrina Ruffner on Feb. 26, 2013, at 1:17 p.m.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 8 a.m. to 8 a.m. Location: Four Points by Sheraton, 308 Godfrey Blvd, Bangor, Maine For more information: Katrina Ruffner; 207-871-1885; nonprofitmaine.org/Board_Conference.asp Registration Now Open! Nonprofit boards need to strengthen their skills and enhance board engagement and leadership to adapt to increasing demands in this rapidly …