02/09 - 05/18
JASA's NextAct Sunday Programs & Open House
02/27 - 06/19
Spence-Chapin Services to Family and Children's Adoption Information Webinar
03/04 - 04/03
CTI Workshops on Working with Children Exposed to Domestic Violence
03/05 - 03/12
WPTI Presents Leading with Confidence 101
03/06 - 03/20
Queensborough Council Domestic Violence Training Schedule 2014
03/06 - 03/11
Reelabilities Film Festival
Life Vest Inside & UCP of NYC's Advocacy and Support: Creating Understanding for a Kinder World!
DDI Hosts Rockin’ for Autism Set to Hit Mulcahy’s Pub & Music Hall
Citymeals-on-Wheels Board of Directors Co-President Chef Daniel Boulud Hosts Annual SundayDinner
AHRC's 6th Annual Celebration of Siblings
03/03 - 04/21
St. Mary’s Center for Complementary Therapies Offers “Yoga for Everyone”
BBB Charity Standards Briefing: No-Cost
NYCETC Albany Advocacy Day
ACPHS to Host Community Forum on Heroine and Prescription Drug Abuse
Northern Rivers Family Services
Monthly Breakfast Tour
St Catherine’s Center for Children Event for Friends
BBBSCR Big Brackets hosted by Recovery Room
Philanthropy in Upstate New York Webinar
Empire State Youth Orchestra and Boys Choir of the Cathedral Concert to Benefit Northern Rivers
Comedy for a Cause to Support the Addictions Care Center of Albany
New Jobs Greater Capital Region
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.
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.
This Month's Feature
It sounds like it should be a quality problem – or no problem at all! The two most powerful elected officials in the state – Governor Andrew Cuomo and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio – both aggressively supporting a program of full-day universal pre-kindergarten (UPK)!
Now is the Time for More Family Court Judges
The Family Court System in New York State is desperately short of judicial resources. The shortage of Judges leads to unconscionable delays; the instability, trauma and uncertainty of delays cause irreparable damage to New York's children and grave risk to victims of domestic violence. These delays cost taxpayers money.
The New York State Coalition for More Family Court Judges has produced this brief video offering a terrible vision into how these shortages can have tragic impacts for children and families.
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.
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.
SCO Elects Investment Banker Mary Pat Thornton to SCO Board of Directors
Mary Pat Thornton, a Founder and Partner of Putnam, Lovell & Thornton, Inc. and former president of the Brooklyn Heights Association, has been elected to SCO Family of Services’ Board of Directors. SCO, which was recently listed as the 10th largest New York area nonprofit in Crain's New York Business, delivers vital human services each year to more than 60,000 children, families and individuals throughout New York City and Long Island.
Bruce Carmel is Senior Director of Postsecondary Planning in the Education and Youth Services Division of FEGS Health and Human Services. The thoughts and opinions expressed here belong to the author and do not necessarily reflect those of FEGS.
Agency Of The Month
The Osborne Association Transforming Lives, Communities and the System
The Osborne Association was founded early in the 20th century by its namesake, the pioneering prison reformer Thomas Mott Osborne. A wealthy industrialist who grew up in the shadows of Auburn State Prison, Osborne was named Chairman of the State Commission on Prison Reform in 1913.