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08/21
JASA's NextAct Summer Session!

08/21
Monthly conference call training for the LCSW Exam

08/22
New York Carousel Entertainment LLC's 3rd Annual Fundraiser

08/23
SBK Fall Programming Boat Ride Fundraiser

08/23 - 09/23
Monika Olko Gallery Hosts Artist Opening Reception to Benefit Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center

08/23
Celebrate this year’s success with our community and WE ACT members who have worked so hard this...

08/25
ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION, NEW YORK CITY - UNDERSTANDING DEMENTIA

08/26
One Day Restaurant

08/31
2nd Annual Accessibility Awareness Day

09/01 - 10/31
Human Services Workshops/GSS host various workshops

Capitol Region

10/18
St. Catherine's Center for Children's 1st Running SCCCared Fright Run,

Points Of View

Et Tu COLA Seekers

Thanks, for pressing on in the tireless effort to obtain fair and just payment for services and wages for our employees.  We in Connecticut have seen a mere 1% COLA in the past five years (one half percent in two consecutive fiscal years). Our colleagues in Massachusetts have gone more than 20 years without a COLA but some services are starting to realize rate/contract adjustments due to some landmark legislation passed more than five years ago now being implemented.  Invariably, we will all keep on pulling for each other and checking in on each other’s progress in the days ahead.In solidarity with your efforts,Ron CretaroExecutive DirectorCT Association of Nonprofits (CT Nonprofits)

Contracts and RFPs

City Seeks Family Shelter Provider

The Department of Homeless Services intends to issue a competitive Negotiated Acquisition solicitation to identify a vendor to manage and operate a 75-unit city-owned family shelter located at 346 Powers Avenue, Bronx, NY 10454.

NYNPoetry

Waiting

Welcome to NYNP's new NYNPoetry feature where we bring you poetry from individuals reflecting their thoughts, experiences and feelings regarding the need for, provision of, or reliance upon nonprofit human services.   This month, read "Waiting" by Karen Williams, one of the poems featured in "Free Verse",  a poetry journal created by and for Bronx Department of Probation clients and community residents.  

Management

Crucial First Steps to Start Thinking About the Sustainability of Your Nonprofit Organization

Crucial First Steps to Start Thinking About the Sustainability  of Your Nonprofit OrganizationIn the current environment of increased demand for services and economic pressures, many nonprofits are concerned about their sustainability. There are multiple directions to consider, from diversifying revenue streams to partnerships and merger.

This Month's Feature

For Sale! Buying, Selling, Leasing, Moving

For Sale! Buying, Selling, Leasing, MovingRight now, New York nonprofits are getting to play the game for real – whether they want to or not.

NYNP-TV

NYNP Featured on "Non-Profit Voice" Radio

Fred Scaglione, Editor of the New York Nonprofit Press,was featured on The Non-Profit Voice radio program last Saturday.  In case you missed it, download the podcast here.  The Non-Profit Voice can be heard live on Saturday mornings from 8:00 to 8:30 at 103.9FM or via www.linewsradio.com.    

Grants

Four Local Orgs Get Grants from Dunkin' Donuts & Baskin-Robbins

Four local charities are among the beneficiaries of grants recently awarded by the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of The Dunkin' Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation (DDBRCF), comprised of local franchise owners and Dunkin' Brands corporate employees.  The foundation recently announced awards totalling $205,300 to 14 organizations in the six-state region.

Strengthening Nonprofits

Building an Advocacy Board “Give,” “Get” and “Take Action”

Building an Advocacy Board “Give,” “Get” and “Take Action”Boards are increasingly vital to nonprofit success. Advocacy Boards can be one strategy for board engagement no matter your organization’s size. It brings a Board together around the mission of your program, while ensuring the people most suited to support your work see the nuances of the issues, and ways to specifically assist your group’s pressing concerns. Most nonprofits know that their Boards of Directors need to possess a broad range of critical skill sets.

On Board

Guiding Eyes for the Blind Adds Three Board Members

Guiding Eyes for the Blind Adds Three Board MembersMichael Ryan is Senior Director of Marketing for PepsiCo, leading the Beverage Division’s marketing agenda for Walmart, Sam’s, Target, Costco and BJ’s. Prior to his current role, Mike led Beverage Packaging Innovation and spearheaded the creation of Pepsi’s mini cans, sleek cans and new single serve bottles. Mr. Ryan was honored at Guiding Eyes’ 2011 Golf Classic with the John T. Ward Volunteer of the Year Award. Matt Zames is the Chief Operating Officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co. He is a member of the U.S. Treasury Department’s Treasury Borrowing Advisory Committee and former chairman. He is also a former member of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Treasury Market Practices Group.  Additionally, Mr. Zames is a member of The Economic Club of NY, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.Guiding Eyes for the Blind is an internationally accredited nonprofit guide dog school founded in 1954.

Capitol Region

Four Charities Benefit from CDPHP Workforce Team Challenge

Four charities - Fast Break Fund, Rebuilding Together Saratoga County, Inc., Schenectady Inner City Ministry, and St. Catherine's Center for Children - are sharing $25,915.56 in donations raised by 2014 CDPHP(R) Workforce Team Challenge."These four outstanding organizations offer wonderful programs and support to many children and seniors in our region. CDPHP is proud to once again serve as the title sponsor of the Workforce Team Challenge and to contribute to these great causes," said John D. Bennett, MD, president and CEO, CDPHP. "It is our mission to improve the health and well-being of our communities. By supporting these programs, we are doing just that.""Hudson Mohawk Road Runners Club is thankful for the continued support of CDPHP and all of the race participants who donated to the 2014 charities of choice," said Mark Warner, race director. "Each year, we are proud to bring awareness to, and raise funds for, deserving organizations that touch the lives of so many individuals in ...

Community Forum

Janice Tosto

Janice TostoJanice Tosto describes herself as a lifelong human services professional. She is a mentor for a volunteer program she created for women who are emerging human services professionals. In her blog, Janice writes commentary on a range of topics including women’s issues, workforce development, and social and economic justice. Janice can be reached at lmjenkinsfoundation@gmail.com.

Agency Of The Month

New York Common Pantry An Uncommon Solution to Hunger

New York Common Pantry An Uncommon Solution to HungerNew York Common Pantry (NYCP) is very much “the little emergency food program that could”.   The most surprising thing about the organization, formerly known as Yorkville Common Pantry, may not be that they provided 2.5 million meals to almost 300,000 recipients last year.   Or, that their kitchen serves five sit down breakfasts and three hot dinners as well as four takeaway “brown bag” meals every week – 75,147 meals annually – for up to 400  men, women and children per seating.

Research

Rent Burdens Rise as NYC Housing Market Recovers but Renters Do Not

Six years after the great recession,a combination of stagnant incomes and rising rents have created increasing affordability challenges for New York City renters, according to a new report released today by NYU's Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy. 

Fundraising

Beyond Selling Tables Moving Your Board To A Year-Round Fundraising Model

Beyond Selling Tables   Moving Your Board To A Year-Round Fundraising ModelThe dreaded gala.  A good board works diligently to fill the tables, reaches its goal, celebrates long into the evening, then drops in exhaustion the day after.  Stir and repeat, a year hence.