Maine Arts Commission + Maine Association of Nonprofits Offering Special Membership Discount for Art

  • November 29, 2022

Maine Arts Commission Offers Arts Organizations Discounted Memberships, Resources, and Services with Maine Association of Nonprofits  

AUGUSTA, MAINE--The Maine Arts Commission is announcing a new partnership with the Maine Association of Nonprofits (MANP) to offer arts organizations a 50% discount on MANP membership. The membership grants access to resources, services, and tools aimed to strengthen and grow the capacity of arts organizations throughout the state. 

“We’re very excited to be partnering with MANP to assist arts organizations in taking advantage of their many development programs, resources, and tools for assessing and improving the business of operating a nonprofit,” said David Greenham, Executive Director of the Maine Arts Commission. “I know first-hand that it’s challenging to operate a nonprofit. It’s much less difficult with the support of friends and colleagues. That’s what this partnership provides. Working together with your peers will help our organizations succeed and thrive as we navigate the ever-changing path of skillful nonprofit management.” 

The membership allows all staff, board members, and/or volunteers access to MANP’s resources, services, and support to: 

The discounted MANP memberships are available for arts aligned 501(c)(3) nonprofits with operating expenses under $1 million, as well as any BIPOC led arts nonprofit, regardless of size. Current and new arts aligned MANP members are eligible for the discount. The following discounts correspond with an arts organization’s operational costs. 

Nonprofit Annual Operating Budget (Expenses)

Annual Dues

Under $25,000

$100  $50

$25,000 to $99,999

$125 $62.50

$100,000 to $174,999

$165  $82.50

$175,000 to $249,999

$220 $110

$250,000 to $324,999

$250 $125

$325,000 to $399,999

$325 $162.50

$400,000 to $499,999

$375 $187.50

$500,000 to $599,999

$425 $212.50

$600,000 to $749,999

$475 $237.50

$750,000 to $999,999

$525 $262.50

$1M to $2M


$2M to $10M





To learn more about the pilot program, membership discounts, and benefits visit MANP’s website. The pilot program is a partnership of the Maine Arts Commission and MANP. Feel free to reach out to MANP’s Membership Manager, Katie Manter, at if you have any questions about membership or need help joining or renewing. 

The Maine Arts Commission supports artists, art organizations, educators, policy makers, and community developers in advancing the arts in Maine. For more than 50 years the Commission has encouraged and stimulated public interest and participation in the cultural heritage and cultural programs of our state; has worked to expand the state's cultural resources; and encouraged and assisted freedom of artistic expression for the well-being of the arts, to meet the needs and aspirations of persons in all parts of the state. Additional information is available at

Since 1994, MANP has grown to become Maine’s comprehensive resource for the tools, knowledge, and connections nonprofits need to be effective and well-run. With a growing statewide membership of more than 1,000 nonprofit and 145 partners in government, business and philanthropy. MANP advances the public profile of Maine nonprofits by highlighting their vital contribution to the quality of life in our state, connects people, organizations and resources from all sectors to foster collaborative problem solving, and strengthens nonprofits by providing management training and leadership development programs, resources and services to help staff and board leaders enhance their community mission impact.



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