Nonprofit New York Statement on April 5% Budget Cut Cancellation

February 22nd, 2024

Nonprofit New York Statement on April 5% Budget Cut Cancellation

Nonprofit New York Members and Community,

Yesterday, Mayor Adams announced the 5% planned budget cut set for April would be canceled due to an estimated budget surplus and increased tax revenue forecast.

Proposed DAF Regulations, Comment Submission

February 22nd, 2024

In connection with the proposed regulations regarding Taxes on Taxable Distributions from Donor Advised Funds (“DAFs”) under Section 4966 of the Internal Revenue Code (the “Code”), you have requested comment as to “whether other funds should be exempt from the definition of DAF using the authority under section 4966(d)(2)(C) [which includes funds that benefit a single identified charitable purpose] and what, if any, restrictions should apply to ensure that the intent of section 4966 is achieved.

Nonprofit New York Statement on the City’s November Plan Budget Cuts

January 24th, 2024

Nonprofit New York Members and Community,

Yesterday, Mayor Adams’s Administration released the November 2023 Financial Plan, which includes the first round of the 15% citywide budget reductions announced in September. The full budget documents can be found on the Office of Management and Budget website, and the 5% immediate budget reductions are included in the Program to Eliminate the Gap document.

Nonprofit New York testifies on effects of 15 percent budget cuts at City Council Hearing

December 13th, 2023

Our Vice President of Policy, Chai Jindasurat-Yasui, testified at New York City's City Council Hearing on the Mayor's November Financial Plan this past Monday, December 11, 2023. He represented the over 250 nonprofits (as of 12/13/23) who have signed on to our open letter to the City government to oppose Mayor Eric Adams's 15 percent budget cuts as part of our #WHY15 campaign.

#WHY15 Percent Budget Cuts Campaign

November 8th, 2023

Nonprofit New York Members and Community,

Following two Coalition to Advance Nonprofits meetings to discuss Mayor Adams’ 15% budget reduction directive, we are launching the #WHY15 campaign to call for clarity and unified opposition to the City’s impending budget cuts.

Coalition to Advance Nonprofits 15% Budget Meeting

October 26th, 2023

On October 19, Nonprofit New York’s Coalition to Advance Nonprofits (CAN) convened a meeting with Councilmember Althea Stevens to discuss Mayor Adams’s 15% budget cut directive. Over 80 members shared their experiences. In the midst of preparing for across-the-board agency cuts, many voiced frustration with continued contract payment delays from the city.

Nonprofit Letter to Governor Hochul Re Signing S.5806 – A.6940

October 16th, 2023

Read a letter signed by 10 nonprofit umbrella organizations, including Nonprofit New York, respectfully urging Governor Hochul to sign S.5806 /A.6940. The bill would authorize non-membership not-for-profit corporations to classify their boards through their bylaws under the Not-for-Profit Corporation Law, aligning the law with current recommended board governance practice.

Nonprofit New York’s Response to the House Ways and Means Committee

Read Nonprofit New York's response to the House Ways and Means Committee regarding its examination of political activity by organizations exempt from federal tax pursuant to Section 501(c)(3).

For questions, please contact Chai Jindasurat-Yasui, VP of Policy at cjindasurat@nonprofitnewyork.

Nonprofit New York Local Law 97 Public Comments

Comments on Proposed Rules for Reporting  on and Complying with Local Law 97, Sustainable Buildings - From November 14, 2022, Public Hearing

By Chai Jindasurat-Yasui

To: New York City Department of Buildings

Nonprofit New York champions and strengthens nonprofits through capacity building and advocacy to cultivate a unified, just, and power sector, representing close to 1,000 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations in the New York City area.