Nonprofits

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.

Opinion

Opinion: Who is making immigrant youth in NYC a priority?

Homeless agencies are, but they are at their breaking point and need more resources.

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.

Opinion

Commentary: Seizing the opportunity to improve contracting

A look at New York City’s transition from HHS Accelerator to PASSPort

Opinion

Opinion: Make gender equality count in 2024

Money is the key ingredient in helping organizations fight violence and discrimination against women and others.

Nonprofits

OPINION: Serving justice while limiting the collateral damage

Here’s why the Child Victims Act poses an unintended threat to nonprofits serving New York’s child welfare system and what can be done.