Did you know that one in seven Maine workers is employed by a nonprofit? According to the Maine Association of Nonprofits’ new report Maine Nonprofits at Work: Adding Up the Impact, more than 84,000 Mainers work in health centers, parks, theaters, social justice organizations, museums, and other community resources developed and supported by Maine’s nonprofit sector.

The report highlights the vital work of a number of Maine nonprofits, including Bicycle Coalition of Maine, Wayfinder Schools, Penobscot East Resource Center, Stepping Stones USA, Oasis Health Network, and Maine Quality Counts. According to a Maine News Service story, one of the nonprofits featured in the report, Heart of Biddeford, has helped attract 57 new businesses to its community.

The Maine Community Foundation is a sponsor of the report, along with the Unity Foundation and the Maine Health Access Fund.Infographics courtesy MANP