Opinion: Immigrants hold the key to solving New York’s health worker shortage

Thousands are already trained and experienced medical professionals who could fill this gap.

New York Road Runners partners with New York City Public Schools to create middle school running progams

The nonprofit will invest $3 million over five years on underserved school districts

New York City

Tenants fed up with nonprofit landlord ask court to appoint administrator to take over building

A group of tenants living in a building owned by supportive housing provider Food First have filed a petition in housing court to get an administrator appointed to manage the building, which has over 150 outstanding violations.

Heisman Trophy Fund awards $1.2 Million to NYC and Long Island nonprofits

Funding will go to providers enhancing youth sports and academics across New York and New Jersey

PersonalityShow All

Changing children’s lives for almost half a century

Arlene Goldsmith of New Alternatives for Children talks about her decades of leadership at the organization and her next move in an interview with New York Nonprofit Media.

Responding to food insecurity during Ramadan

How City Harvest is responding to the needs of New York’s Muslim community.

Making college readiness accessible after the end of affirmative action

A look at how The Opportunity Network advises students without the legal mandate.

New York City

Expanding the clubhouse model and community based therapy

Fountain House CEO Ken Zimmerman discusses how the New York City nonprofit is helping people with serious mental illness.

AdviceShow All

Perfect Your virtual and hybrid event fundraising: 5 Ideas

Use these best practices to supercharge your online fundraising strategies!

Nonprofits

Three onboarding best practices for post-COVID-19 hires

If your nonprofit’s onboarding process hasn’t undergone a refresh recently, consider these critical changes that will resonate with new employees.

FundingShow All

Minority and women-owned businesses get tiny increase of NYC spending

Comptroller Brad Lander’s annual procurement report found that 5.3% of city contracts and purchase orders registered in Fiscal Year 2023 went to MWBEs, up from 5.2% in the previous fiscal year

Interviews & Profiles

How nonprofits benefit from Donor Advised Funds

With giving on a slow-down going into 2024, Sam Marks of FJC weighs in on how nonprofits can stay creative while attracting long-term investors

Nonprofits

The New York Community Trust awards more than $7.7 million to 39 nonprofits

Grants went to providers delivering migrant services, cancer care, supporting people with disabilities and the arts sector.

New York City

MWBEs to benefit from $500,000 in grants administered by NYC Small Business Resource Network

The funding will expand the network’s Open+Online initiative, connecting business owners with digital business tools.

PodcastsShow All

Passenger Surcharge Provides Workers' Comp to Drivers: The Black Car Fund

See the training, resources and insurance provided to keep independent-contracted drivers safe.

Showing impact with St. Nicks Alliance and Change Capital Fund

Change Capital Fund invests in helping nonprofits demonstrate their impact, but the data collection to make that happen can be a heavy lift.

These are the FPWA's New York City budget priorities

We sat down with the leader of a leading nonprofit to discuss where the sector is at after the passage of the state budget.

OpinionShow All

New York City

Opinion: Is it possible to get the effort to close Rikers Island back on track?

The troubled jail’s closure has been cast adrift in a sea of half truths, bad ideas and polarized debate.

Opinion: Why New York state needs a Child Victims Act fund

Financial support is needed for struggling foster care and prevention service providers.

Opinion: New York must invest in people with disabilities

A call for a Cost-Of-Living-Adjustment for nonprofit providers and a Direct Support Wage Enhancement to give direct care workers a much-needed bump in pay.

Opinion

Opinion: Responding to social work's unpaid laborers

Greater support for the profession begins at the academic level, when students are exploited and face abuse in workplace internships.