Policy

A “missed opportunity” in using data for New York City social services, report says

A new analysis by the Center for an Urban Future includes recommendations for how the city can leverage data to improve on social services delivery.

Advocates and electeds rally for a women’s care and equity agenda

A rally was held outside New York City Hall to discuss the future under the state’s first woman governor

Nonprofits tackle food insecurity as holidays approach

Organizations like HelpNYC and the Met Council are giving away turkeys, hot meals and more with Thanksgiving just days away.

Housing

Immigrant households disproportionately rent-burdened: Report

Nearly 434,000 children in New York City were in households with at least one immigrant parent and experienced rent burden in 2021, according to the Citizens’ Committee for Children analysis.

PersonalityShow All

Creating equity in Brooklyn through a community-centered approach

Jocelynne Rainey hopes to lead the Brooklyn Community Foundation with more trust in nonprofit leadership

Grace Bonilla on United Way of NYC’s emergency fund for asylum-seekers

The CEO in a Q&A discusses the organization’s work with the recent influx of migrants who’ve arrived in the five boroughs.

Personality

Mitchell Draizin connects CUNY’s LGBTQI+ students to career and peer-based mentorship

A Q&A with the president of the university’s LGBTQI+ advisory council on advocacy and inclusivity within its 25 campuses.

Diana Noriega is working to create anti-racist nonprofits

A Q&A on how racial equity is slowly cultivating a more diverse workforce.

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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.

Millennials are generous to nonprofits

We’ve dispensed with the notion that millennials are selfish and entitled - they do support causes.

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Nonprofits

SCAN-Harbor event raises more than $1 million

The 2022 Fall Gala celebrated the organization’s youth and families under the theme, “Better Together.”

Education

Hunter College receives historic $52 million donation

Billionaire Estée Lauder heir Leonard Lauder made the gift to the school, the most ever given to a CUNY institution, for a new nurse practitioner program.

Nonprofits

MacKenzie Scott award goes to Chinese-American Planning Council

CPC is one of 343 nonprofit organizations to receive a grant from the author and philanthropist this year.

Immigration

Nonprofit receives $100K for emergency migrant relief fund

The Havens Relief Fund Society was among 66 organizations awarded grant funding from the New York Community Trust.

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

Courts

Editor’s Note: Adult Survivors Act needs all the attention it can get

The law opens a one-year lookback window for survivors to come forward with legal claims against their alleged abusers.

Commentary: Tackling racial inequality starts with New York City’s DOE

New Yorkers just voted to redress racial inequality in our city. It should start with the schools.

Opinion

Commentary: Keeping older New Yorkers safe

Ensuring elderly justice is a priority with rising concerns over crime.

Commentary: When police become our government

What should law enforcement do? Solving crimes, not running community centers, is the direct route to reducing crime and improving trust.