Nonprofits

Mental Health

Addressing mental health solutions for Bronx youth

Partnership with Children joined with local officials to highlight the what’s being done to support the borough’s young people.

Nonprofits

AAPI-focused nonprofit welcomes migrants

How the Chinese-American Planning Council stands ready to help throughout the immigration process.

Nonprofits

Mobilization for Justice strike ends after 13 weeks

A new contract ratified by 72% of the nonprofit’s union members secures double digit raises for the labor movement’s lowest paid members.

Nonprofits

SCAN-Harbor gala shines spotlight on youth talent

The fundraiser at the Plaza Hotel included an appearance by Hip Hop legend Doug E. Fresh.

New York City

First pet-friendly shelter for unhoused families opens in the Bronx

The Urban Resource Institute and New York City Department of Homeless Services unveiled the facility to provide temporary housing that also allows for animals.

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.

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.

Interviews & Profiles

Aiming to turn a longtime women’s organization into an advocacy force

An Interview with Na’ilah Amaru, Women Creating Change’s new head of policy, advocacy and government relations

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

HeadCount celebrates 20 years with new leadership

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

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.

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

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.

Nonprofits

Living a testament to humane, criminal justice reform efforts

An interview with Stanley Richards, a formerly incarcerated man of color now leading the Fortune Society.