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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.

In conversation with Nonprofit New York member: Job Path

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

Nonprofit New York Statement on HEROES Act Passage

Nonprofit New York is pleased the House of Representatives passed the HEROES Act on May 15, and particularly grateful to the New York Delegation for advocating for reforms to support all nonprofits. However we must caution our constituents that this bill faces significant challenges from the Senate and the following provisions in the HEROES Act are not law.

Nonprofit New York & Senator Schumer Statement on the HEROES Act Expanding Relief to All Nonprofits

On May 12 the House of Representatives introduced the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act (HEROES Act). Nonprofit New York is extremely grateful to the New York Congressional Delegation for their leadership working to expand access for all nonprofits in this next phase of federal legislation.

Nonprofit New York Launches 2020 Compensation Survey

The 2020 Compensation Survey is Open!

Over the past several years, Nonprofit New York has been proud to offer our Salary Survey Reports as a trusted resource for the New York City-based nonprofit community. This year we are proud to partner with JDM Benefits to bring you a total compensation survey consisting of both salary and benefits for the first time.

In conversation with Nonprofit New York member: The Chocolate Factory Theater

Membership Director Taina Sanon spoke with Sheila Lewandowski of The Chocolate Factory Theater, a member organization of Nonprofit New York. Nonprofit New York will continue to highlight the work of our members, like The Chocolate Factory Theater, because we believe when your nonprofit is stronger, all of us are stronger.

Testimony on the Disparate Impacts of COVID-19 on Communities of Color

On April 30, Nonprofit New York Policy Director Chai Jindasurat testified about the concerning letters the City sent nonprofits with City Council discretionary contracts during the Committee on Oversight and Investigations hearing on disparate impacts of COVID-19 on communities of color.

Legislative Memo in Support of A10226 / S8211

Nonprofit New York, and the undersigned nonprofit organizations, strongly support A10226/S8211, which would allow business interruption claims to be filed for losses sustained as a result of COVID-19.

Read the Full Memo

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