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November 2019 Policy Updates


Fixing the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program: recently introduced federal legislation (R. 4674) would strengthen the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, among other things. PSLF allows borrowers to earn forgiveness of the balance of their student loan debt after working in public service, including at 501(c)(3) nonprofits, for at least 10 years while making qualifying payments.

Sustainable nonprofits campaign: our aspiration, our values.

Nonprofits have been operating on an antiquated business model that no longer meets the needs of our communities. We have a plan to solve that problem.

We believe that nonprofits have a right to sustainable resources. This means funding that is dependable, flexible, and collaborative, and that fully covers all program expenses.

Nonprofit New York Seeks President and CEO

Machlowitz Consultants, Inc.
Nonprofit New York Seeks President and CEO

Nonprofit New York works to strengthen and unite New York’s nonprofits - building a thriving
community of extraordinary nonprofits – a relentless, collective force for good.

November 13, 2019

With nearly 1,600 members, Nonprofit New York has been building a powerful nonprofit
community for 35 years.

Seven Organizations Receive Recognition for 2019 Nonprofit Excellence Awards

Nonprofit New York celebrates seven organizations for their excellence in nonprofit management
Contact: Kelly McLain, 646-893-2881, [email protected]

New York, NY, November 8, 2019 – Nonprofit New York is highlighting seven nonprofit organizations in their 2019 Nonprofit Excellence Awards, which uplift and celebrate nonprofits’ innovative management practices.

Leadership Transition at Nonprofit New York

Dear Nonprofit New York members and friends,

I wanted to let you know about some upcoming changes at Nonprofit New York. Sharon Stapel, our President & Executive Director, will be stepping down on January 10, 2020. Melkis Alvarez-Baez, Nonprofit New York’s Chief Operating Officer, has been appointed Acting President & Executive Director.

Girl Be Heard Celebrates Young Women Through Theatre

Chief of Staff & Director of Operations at Girl Be Heard Jen Thatcher shares what’s in store for the organization, and why she and the Girl Be Heard team love how Nonprofit New York helps them meet their mission.

Tell me about the organization and a little bit about what you do.

Op-ed: Here’s what equity looks like in the workplace

By Sharon Stapel
President & Executive Director, Nonprofit New York

Have you seen - or maybe even made - that promotional video that shows your nonprofit, its leadership, its staff, and the clients that it serves? Many are incredibly moving, and most show the hard, strong work that nonprofits do.

Three Overall Finalists Named for 2019 Nonprofit Excellence Awards

Nonprofit New York’s Awards recognize nonprofits’ contributions to the sector
Contact: Kelly McLain, 646-893-2881, [email protected]

New York, NY, October 21, 2019 – Nonprofit New York announced three Finalists for the Overall Management Excellence Prize for its Nonprofit Excellence Awards, Nonprofit New York’s program that uplifts and celebrates nonprofits’ innovative management practices.

City Lyric Opera Shares Why Opera should be Accessible to Everyone

opportunities for NYC artists and NYC audiences to learn grow and connect through music. We are built on four pillars that we believe are crucial to incorporate into our community; we champion the unheard voices within opera, we are a community for New York City artist, we are redefining opera, and we make opera affordable and accessible for everyone.

13 Semifinalists Announced for 2019 Nonprofit Excellence Awards

Nonprofit New York’s Awards shine a spotlight on exceptional nonprofits
Contact: Kelly McLain, 646-893-2881, [email protected]

New York, NY, August 5, 2019 – Looking for some inspiration in the daily grind of nonprofit management? Nonprofit New York has chosen 13 organizations as semifinalists in its 2019 Nonprofit Excellence Awards.