May Nonprofit News

Details about UMC’s grant review process and it’s time to spread the word about our Grants and Dance Celebration! Plus, you won’t want to miss the helpful resources Megan shares in this edition – click here to read all of our May Nonprofit News!

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When It Comes to Donating Money, Whom Do You Trust?

If you are interested in helping neighbors in need and you want help vetting your options, giving to UMC is a great choice. We do all of the work mentioned in this New York Times article – digging into financials, verifying charitable status, site visits. In fact, our Grants Committee and Board Members are out…


March Nonprofit News

Here are some resources Megan has been referencing – click the here to read all of our March Nonprofit News! MEGAN’S BOOKMARKS Budgeting for Nonprofits National Council of Nonprofits Resources for Nonprofit Financial Management (Program budget template) The Wallace Foundation Principles for Good Practice and Ethical Practice Resource Center Independent Sector 5 Things to Never Say…

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United Midcoast Charities Announces New Strategic Direction

United Midcoast Charities (UMC) has announced a new strategic direction that emphasizes identifying needs and finding solutions in four focus areas addressed by local nonprofit organizations: food, housing, health & safety and economic security. The new direction comes after an intensive two-year strategic planning process that involved UMC’s agency partners, community members, donors and others.…


February Nonprofit News

Nonprofits are the heart of United Midcoast Charities. Without the mission-driven work you do each and every day, UMC would not exist. Our updated mission is to energize Midcoast Maine nonprofit agencies through finance and guidance, supporting a network of resources stronger than any single organization. Click the here to read all of our February Nonprofit News…


Thank you for your hearty support! Quarter 1 E-News

This Valentine’s Day, we’re sending love to all of UMC’s supporters. Thank you for contributing to UMC’s grantmaking – which benefits more than 50 hardworking nonprofits in Knox and Waldo Counties!! Click to read our Quarter 1 e-news – forward to friends and subscribe to get the latest scoop!