Jennifer Mitchell returns to The Doe Fund as organization’s CEO

Bringing in her expertise as executive director of The HOPE Program, Mitchell hopes to tackle the homelessness and affordable housing crisis in New York City.


New York Nonprofit Media’s 2023 Nonprofit BoardCon tackles DEI

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion were big topics at the annual event, which returned to Hebrew Union College with a robust schedule of panels focused on best practices


Choice, access, community: How the Brooklyn Book Bodega reaches out

The nonprofit promotes literacy by providing book access to students in Brooklyn.


Neurodiversity shouldn’t be a barrier for children

In a Q&A, Beth Rosenberg, an educator and mom turned social entrepreneur who founded Teck Kids Unlimited, discusses how the nonprofit is helping children with autism and other challenges obtain new skills, develop a passion and pursue meaningful opportunities.


New York City’s largest public health nonprofit launches community resource network

WholeYouNYC partnered with 400 community organizations to offer over 870 healthcare programs and social services to New York’s most vulnerable populations.


NYS doesn’t pay nonprofits enough to do the jobs they’re contracted for: Report

The inaugural annual survey from New York Council of Nonprofits shows agencies struggling to hire new people, make payments on time.


Why a business plan may be the tool your nonprofit needs

Here’s are five tips for developing financial stability over short periods.


Nonprofit focused on after school success holds symposium to address NYC youth needs during COVID-19 recovery

The half-day event held by the Partnership for After School Education brought together 60 education stakeholders from across the city and state.


Symposium discusses solutions to homelessness and mental illness in New York

Experts gathered at the event sponsored by HELP USA and hosted by City & State to discuss policies and practices to improve housing and mental health services for the unhoused.


DYCD hosts second event in support of faith-based nonprofits

The agency offered information on how organizations can seek city funding.


Mother Cabrini Health foundation awards $165 million in grants

The funding will address the health-related needs of low-income New Yorkers.


Real Talk: A New Year’s check in on New York City contract delays

While there is continued improvement, an analysis finds that much remains to do for nonprofits waiting to get paid.


Advocates call for the passage of Daniel’s Law in Albany

The legislation if passed would remove police officers as first responders to mental health crises.

Advocacy groups

Will Hochul come around on supervised injection sites?

The governor didn’t talk much about addiction services in her State of the State, but advocates are pushing her to allow more facilities for medically supervised injection of illegal drugs.


Survey: Asian American community members want diverse and integrated schools

A Coalition for Asian American Children and Families report found positive interest in school integration within the AAPI community.


Housing Works opens New York’s first recreational marijuana dispensary

Proceeds go towards helping the nonprofit fulfill its mission. Here’s everything you need to know.


MWBE lender takes community-based approach

Lendistry, the sole administrator of the New York State COVID-19 Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program, focuses on closing the wealth gap created by barriers and lack of access to small business financing.