08/23 - 09/23
Monika Olko Gallery Hosts Artist Opening Reception to Benefit Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center
09/01 - 10/31
Human Services Workshops/GSS host various workshops
09/09 - 11/25
Learn - Then Act! Apply for JASA's Institute for Senior Action (IFSA)
09/13 - 10/04
Spence-Chapin Kids Group Series
The Staten Island NFP Association Will Host a Self Care Conference
Let Us Eat Local 2014
Winning at Living -- National Black Commission on AIDs Inc.
09/18 - 09/19
Junior League of Central Westchester Announces Recruitment Dates
Workforce Investment Board (WIB) Quarterly Meeting
No Cost BBB Charity Standards Workshop
The German-American Club of Albany Oktoberfest
St. Catherine's Center for Children's 1st Running SCCCared Fright Run,
New Jobs Greater Capital Region
Contracts and RFPs
City Seeks Family Shelter Provider
The Department of Homeless Services intends to issue a competitive Negotiated Acquisition solicitation to identify a vendor to manage and operate a 75-unit city-owned family shelter located at 346 Powers Avenue, Bronx, NY 10454.
Welcome to NYNP's new NYNPoetry feature where we bring you poetry from individuals reflecting their thoughts, experiences and feelings regarding the need for, provision of, or reliance upon nonprofit human services. This month, read "Waiting" by Karen Williams, one of the poems featured in "Free Verse", a poetry journal created by and for Bronx Department of Probation clients and community residents.
Goldsmith and NAC Kids Take Ice Bucket Challenge
Arlene Goldsmith, Executive Director of New Alternatives for Children, recently took the Ice Bucket Challenge – and got a little help from her husband, Mark Goldsmith who is President/CEO of Getting Out Staying Out.
Four Local Orgs Get Grants from Dunkin' Donuts & Baskin-Robbins
Four local charities are among the beneficiaries of grants recently awarded by the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of The Dunkin' Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation (DDBRCF), comprised of local franchise owners and Dunkin' Brands corporate employees. The foundation recently announced awards totalling $205,300 to 14 organizations in the six-state region.
Building an Advocacy Board “Give,” “Get” and “Take Action”
Boards are increasingly vital to nonprofit success. Advocacy Boards can be one strategy for board engagement no matter your organization’s size. It brings a Board together around the mission of your program, while ensuring the people most suited to support your work see the nuances of the issues, and ways to specifically assist your group’s pressing concerns. Most nonprofits know that their Boards of Directors need to possess a broad range of critical skill sets.
St. Catherine's Names Spicer New Principal at R & E May School
Longtime Albany educator Jerry Spicer has been hired as the new principal of St. Catherine’s Center for Children’s R & E May School. The R & E May School is a special education elementary school for students with behavioral and educational needs that cannot be met in a traditional school setting. Spicer will serve as school principal and overall director of the agency’s day treatment program.
Janice Tosto describes herself as a lifelong human services professional. She is a mentor for a volunteer program she created for women who are emerging human services professionals. In her blog, Janice writes commentary on a range of topics including women’s issues, workforce development, and social and economic justice. Janice can be reached at email@example.com.
Agency Of The Month
New York Common Pantry An Uncommon Solution to Hunger
New York Common Pantry (NYCP) is very much “the little emergency food program that could”. The most surprising thing about the organization, formerly known as Yorkville Common Pantry, may not be that they provided 2.5 million meals to almost 300,000 recipients last year. Or, that their kitchen serves five sit down breakfasts and three hot dinners as well as four takeaway “brown bag” meals every week – 75,147 meals annually – for up to 400 men, women and children per seating.