New York City

Report: Poverty in NYC jumps to 23%

An increase of 7 percentage points from the previous year was noted in the sixth Poverty Tracker Annual Report released by Robin Hood and Columbia University’s Center on Poverty and Social Policy.

Nonprofits

GRACE Foundation and Staten Island high school beak Guinness World record for largest human infinity symbol

Attracting more than 1,500 participants, the nonprofit and St. Joseph by the Sea made history to raise awareness of autism.

Nonprofits

Mobilization for Justice employees stage one-day strike

The workers joined by New York Assembly Member Zohran Mamdani on the picket line demanded higher wages following high inflation and post-pandemic work.

New York City

Report: New Yorkers are waiting longer for cash assistance

The mayor’s preliminary progress update for the year showed dismal wait times for cash assistance and continued sluggishness for food assistance.

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Nonprofits

HeadCount celebrates 20 years with new leadership

Lucille Wenegieme, the nonprofit’s new executive director, takes on voter registration.

New York State

City & State’s Black History Month celebration honors Al Sharpton, Vanessa Gibson and Erica Ford

The honorees gave remarks reflecting on the past and future of Black empowerment.

Interviews & Profiles

Amidst the city’s affordable housing crisis, nonprofit developers step up to help

IMPACCT Brooklyn’s Bernell Grier challenges following the end of pandemic-era concessions, and the organization’s support of MWBE business owners.

Interviews & Profiles

Battling homelessness while looking for solutions

An interview with Catherine Trapani, assistant vice president of public policy at Volunteers of America of Greater New York

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.

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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.

Nonprofits

Where traditional nonprofit fundraising ends and the house party fun begins

Chad Cooper, executive director of the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, doesn’t want to just host another gala.

Nonprofits

Amplify Her Foundation plans $1 million inaugural grantmaking cycle

The new philanthropic organization at the same time has released the new report, “If She Can Make it Here,” which will be used in the selection process.

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: Those who live in NYCHA can put an end to its corruption

An argument for the creation of Resident Management Corporations to manage the nation’s largest public housing system.

The kids are not all right

Tackling the dual mental health crisis

New York City

Editor’s note: It’s housing, stupid

New rental vacancy numbers should spur political leaders to act fast to build more units.

Opinion

Opinion: Taking the next step after New York City’s Intensive Mobile Treatment initiative

Seeking an information-seeking and constructive approach to deliver results