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UMC Board Welcomes Two New Members

Dr. Jim Hengerer of Rockland and Steve Kemple of Lincolnville have joined the board of directors of United Midcoast Charities. Both have recently relocated to become permanent residents of the Midcoast and are eager to serve their new communities.

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Nonprofit Marketing and Branding 101 & 102 Workshops Offered

A Learn with UMC Event We are pleased to announce the next offerings in our free educational series, Learn with UMC: Nonprofit Marketing and Branding 101 on March 8 and Nonprofit Marketing & Branding 102 on April 5. Presenters from United Midcoast Charities’ communication committee will offer an interactive and hands-on series of workshops, drawing…

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Gift Acceptance, Investment & Spending Policies Workshop Feb. 7

First in Educational Series United Midcoast Charities will offer a series of free educational opportunities on topics essential to nonprofit sustainability and impact throughout 2019. This series was developed in response to needs expressed by UMC’s nonprofit grantees and is made possible with support from donors and sponsors. Our goal is that attending nonprofits will…

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2019 Grant Application Window Opens on Feb 4

Grant applications will be available beginning on Feb. 4 at unitedmidcoastcharities.org for UMC’s 2019 grant cycle. The deadline for all grant applications is Tuesday, March 5. Application information, eligibility requirements, sample qualified programs and the grant cycle schedule can be found here.

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United Midcoast Charities named Top-Rated Nonprofit for Second Year

UMC is pleased to announce its designation as a “2018 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits. The Top-Rated Nonprofit Award is  based on the rating and number of reviews UMC received from volunteers, donors and aid recipients. This is the second consecutive year in which UMC has…

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Day of Giving in Belfast, Camden and Rockland to Support UMC

The holiday spirit is thriving in the Midcoast, where businesses in the Belfast, Camden and Rockland area have set aside Saturday, December 8 to contribute to United Midcoast Charities (UMC) in support of the work of local nonprofit organizations. Participating shops have committed to generously donate a portion of their sales to UMC, and all…

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UMC Executive Earns Nonprofit Management Certificate

Megan Williams, executive director of United Midcoast Charities, has earned a certificate in nonprofit management through the Maine Association of Nonprofits in partnership with MindEdge Learning. The online certificate program included key management topics for nonprofit organizations such as fundraising, board and volunteer development, budgeting, reading financial statements, leadership, marketing and setting strategic direction. The…

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UMC Joins Foundation Center’s Global Network

UMC Now Provides Resources for Local Grantseekers Nonprofit organizations and other grantseekers in Midcoast Maine now have access to a valuable new collection of resources at United Midcoast Charities. In response to feedback from UMC’s Nonprofit Advisory Council and thanks to support from a generous donor, UMC has become a Funding Information Network partner with…

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UMC Staff Earns Volunteer Management Certificate

Kelly Carey, administrative coordinator at United Midcoast Charities, recently earned the novice Certificate in Volunteer Management from the Maine Commission for Community Service. This course is designed to equip managers of volunteers with the core competencies needed to adaptively and effectively use volunteers to accomplish a nonprofit mission. “UMC is excited to implement the skills…

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