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Our New Report with Comptroller Stringer: The Economic Impact of NYC’s Nonprofits

New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer and Nonprofit New York today released a new report, as covered by Crain’s, analyzing the impact of the nonprofit sector on the local economy, creating a first-of-its-kind New York City Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figure for the nonprofit sector.

In conversation with Nonprofit New York member: The Sylvia Center

Membership Director Taina Sanon spoke with Jennifer John of The Sylvia Center, a member organization of Nonprofit New York. We will continue to highlight the work of our members, like The Sylvia Center, because we believe when your nonprofit is stronger, all of us are stronger.

Nonprofit New York Statement on the City’s FY21 Budget

At 12:33am this morning, the New York City Council approved the City’s $88.2 billion adopted budget for Fiscal Year 2021. Nonprofit New York is grateful to the over 250 nonprofit advocates who called on the City to save discretionary funding for grassroots nonprofits led by people of color, and to Councilmembers who fought to make sure this funding was not fully removed.

Open Letter to the City: Center Black and People of Color Led Organizations in Reallocating Policing Funds

Below is an open letter to New York City government leaders on behalf on New York's nonprofits. Sign on to call on the City to center Black and people of color led organizations in reallocating policing funds.



Eyes on the Future

Dear Nonprofit New York members, partners, and friends,

We wish we had words that could provide meaningful respite from the mix of outrage, despair, exhaustion, fear, or weariness you and your teams are feeling today.

We are not sure such words exist, but this we know for sure: We denounce the violence against Black communities across our country and in our own city and state.

Letter from our new President & CEO, Meg Barnette

New York’s nonprofits have been nothing short of extraordinary during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nonprofit New York sees you and applauds the ways you have innovated, adapted, and stepped up in the face of this devastating crisis. With no map for navigating these uncharted and uncertain times, you have put your mission and communities first, managed immense change with no lead time, and found ways to respond to increased needs with diminished resources.