New York City

Nonprofits

JM Kaplan Fund receives double amount of applicants for Innovation Prize this year

The J.M.K. Innovation Prize received a record of 2,826 applications from all 50 states. The prize seeks to elevate innovators transforming social justice.

New York City

Opinion: How nonprofits have the power to close New York’s digital divide

The need to close the digital literacy gap that affects low-income New Yorkers, older adults and people of color is vital for the access of essential services and opportunities delivered by nonprofits.

Education

Can NYC’s summer school program help make up for a pandemic year?

High demand and a rushed rollout have left some teachers and organizations feeling unprepared for an influx of kids to summer programming.

New York City

The drawbacks of treating social work like a business

NYC social workers say they spend too much time on filing paperwork, tracking outcomes.

Criminal justice

Leader to Leader: Emma Jordan-Simpson

A Q&A with the Executive Director of the Fellowship of Reconciliation.

Coronavirus

New York City foundations speed up giving for COVID-19 relief

Philanthropy has shifted to offer nonprofits helping vulnerable New Yorkers flexible emergency funding.

Nonprofits

Leader to Leader: Colvin Grannum

A Q&A with the president of Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation.

New York City

Who’s funding New York nonprofits stretched by the coronavirus? 

Many groups have created response funds to help New Yorkers through the coronavirus crisis.