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In conversation with Nonprofit New York member: The Academy for Teachers

 

Membership Director Taina Sanon spoke with Rene Marion of The Academy for Teachers, 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.

Four Finalists Named for 2020 Nonprofit Excellence Awards

Nonprofit New York is excited to announce four finalists for the 2020 Nonprofit Excellence Awards, a program that uplifts and celebrates nonprofits’ innovative management practices. These stand-out organizations have shared how they used transparent communications practices, scenario planned amidst great uncertainty, and centered organizational values in caring for their people through turbulent times.

In conversation with Nonprofit New York member: Connections

 

Membership Director Taina Sanon spoke with Lia Schwartz of Connections, 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.

In conversation with Nonprofit New York member: Education Through Music

 

Membership Director Taina Sanon spoke with Helen Frank of Education Through Music, 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.

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.