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Mainebiz asked leaders of more than a half-dozen Maine nonprofits to describe the biggest challenges they face in 2023. Some problems are new and others perennial, but all have been touched by the pandemic. It has either created or exacerbated them.
Much like the growing number of employers seeking out employees to fill their ranks, so too are local nonprofits seeking board members to fill their crucial roles, writes guest columnist Cory King.
The Maine Immigrants’ Rights Coalition is the organizing nucleus of a network of 97 member organizations and non-member partners who advocate for Maine immigrants to improve conditions for resettlement.
Pine Tree Legal Assistance will use its grant from a national nonprofit to recruit pro bono attorneys to improve housing stability for Mainers in need.
Even as Maine community Foundation's grantmaking has grown, the needs and challenges in our communities have too.
The funding comes from a forgivable loan program for businesses and nonprofits, through the Finance Authority of Maine.
The Aroostook County property deal is the largest-ever wildlife management area purchase for the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.
The 29,000-acre property, abutting Appalachian Mountain Club woodlands, expands recreation and land conservation holdings in northern Maine.
Jayne Van Bramer, president and CEO of Sweetser, has a lot on her to-do list this year at the Saco-based nonprofit.
Plans call for a five-bedroom residence and a three-bedroom accessory dwelling, which would both be donated to Acadia National Park for long-term ownership and management.
"Meals for Maine” will be held at 4 p.m. on Sept. 12 in Girard Innovation Hall on UNE’s Portland Campus.
ChappyWrap, based in Cape Elizabeth, is kicking off the partnership during National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
Three Maine business leaders share their summer reading preferences with Mainebiz.
A roundup of new hires, promotions and achievements and businesses and nonprofits around Maine.
The second annual event, scheduled for June 20-23 at the Falmouth Country Club, will feature a bigger lineup of famous players.
Renia Shterenberg will provide leadership and vision while overseeing the organization's artistic, financial and administrative operations.
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Despite economic uncertainty and sharp swings in the stock market, Americans' retirement accounts grew in size during the second quarter of 2023, Fidelity Investments recently reported. The quarter was the third consecutive period to show an increase in account balances.
The average IRA balance grew to $113,800, up 5% from the previous quarter and a 41% increase from 10 years ago, according to nationwide data compiled by Fidelity.
The average 401(k) balance jumped to $112,400, a 4% increase from the previous quarter and a 39% increase from 10 years ago.
At the same time, the average 403(b) balance increased to $102,400, 5% more than the amount in the previous quarter and a whopping 65% spike from 10 years ago.