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In conversation with Nonprofit New York member: New York Council Navy League

 

Membership Director Taina Sanon spoke with Jessica Hitchen of New York Council Navy League, a member organization of Nonprofit New York. We will continue to highlight the work of our members because we believe when your nonprofit is stronger, all of us are stronger.

4 Ways to Mitigate Insurance Costs in a COVID-19 Environment

 

Many nonprofit and social service organizations are struggling with drastically-altered operations and decreases in revenue brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. Some organizations have been forced to make tough decisions to decrease payrolls, temporarily shutter secondary service locations, or simply reconsider how to best carry out their missions while being mindful of the health and well-being of members of the public, employees, and volunteers.

Sign on: Nonprofit position statement on New York State revenue legislation

New York is facing an economic and social crisis brought on by COVID-19. New York nonprofits have consistently shown they are crucial sources of support for communities and demonstrated their commitment to working in partnership with the state to face the current challenges.

Nonprofit New York Issues Report on the Impact of COVID-19 on New York Nonprofits

In spring 2020, Nonprofit New York conducted two surveys to gauge how New York City area nonprofits were being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Key findings include:

$31,387,440 total revenue lost or postponed from all respondents, with the average amount lost equal to $475,567.
947 staff laid off or furloughed collectively, with the average number of staff dismissed at 14. Excluding the organizations that did not lose any staff boosts the average to 56.
Organizations with people of color in leadership lost close to $200,000 more than the overall average; losing an average of $637,130, surpassing the overall average of $475,567.
Organizations with gender-nonconforming or nonbinary leadership lost close to $250,000 more than the overall average, losing an average of $725,000.
Of respondents who have government grants, 61% have received at least some contracted money but 11% did not receive payments even after fulfilling contract obligations.

10 Semifinalists Announced for the 2020 Nonprofit Excellence Awards

Nonprofit New York’s Awards shine a spotlight on exceptional nonprofits
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Lakimja Mattocks, 646-893-1933, [email protected]

New York, NY, August 6, 2020 – Now in its 14th year, the Nonprofit Excellence Awards continues to be a powerful learning opportunity for nonprofit organizations in the New York City area.

Strengthening a Culture of Data Literacy with New York City Nonprofit Leaders: Lessons Learned

In fall 2019, Measure of America (MOA) in partnership with Nonprofit New York launched Learning What Works (LWW), a free nine-month technical assistance pilot program designed to increase nonprofit leaders’ capacity to use data for setting goals, defining programming needs, evaluating progress, and communicating their results.

Sign On: Nonprofits Position on Rent Relief and New York State Legislation

Our communities are in crisis [1], and we as institutions are in crisis [2]. Without intervention,  countless New Yorkers may be homeless and crucial organizations deeply embedded in communities for decades may close [3]. Nonprofits support both residential and commercial rent relief efforts.

In conversation with Nonprofit New York member: Extreme Kids & Crew

Membership Director Taina Sanon spoke with Caitlin Cassaro of Extreme Kids & Crew, a member organization of Nonprofit New York. We will continue to highlight the work of our members, like Extreme Kids & Crew, because we believe when your nonprofit is stronger, all of us are stronger.

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.