On December 1st, three nonprofits from among 10 semifinalists will find out which prize - Gold, Silver or Bronze - they've won in the 2017 New York Community Trust Nonprofit Excellence Awards. The program's expert 30-member Selection Committee is responsible for making the decision and, before that, for choosing the semifinalists and finalists from this year's pool of 45 applicant organizations.
Release Date: July 24, 2017
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Ten nonprofit groups from across the city have been chosen as semifinalists for The New York Community Trust Nonprofit Excellence Awards Program, making them eligible for $60,000 in cash prizes and scholarships to Columbia Business School programs.
The Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York (NPCC) has opened the Become An NPCC Trainer application for professional development workshops for the period beginning October 2017 through September 2018. Potential trainers from within the nonprofit sector as well as the for-profit arena are welcome to apply.
NPCC's Learning Labs are a six module cohort-based training series that help nonprofits apply best management practices from NPCC's Eight Key Areas of Nonprofit Excellence in their own organization. Learning Labs provide in-depth training, and technical assistance, skills development, and individualized tools that you can use in your day-to-day work.
The Nonprofit Committee of New York (NPCC) held its Annual Meeting of Members on Monday, May 15, 2017 at the CUNY Graduate Center, Proshansky Auditorium with 231 members, sponsors and honored guests in attendance.
Ian Benjamin, in his third address as NPCC’s Board Chair, opened the meeting by welcoming attendees and thanking event sponsors.
Source: What's the "Religious Liberty" Executive Order All About?
On May 4th, President Trump signed an Executive Order (EO) regarding “religious liberty.” In the days prior to May 4th, there were rumors that this EO would include provisions that would sanction discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, provisions that impacted reproductive health care, and provisions that would allow religious organizations to endorse political candidates, effectively “destroying” nonprofit nonpartisanship, as the President had vowed to do months early.
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NPCC's Learning Labs are a six module cohort-based training series that help nonprofits apply best management practices from NPCC's Eight Key Areas of Nonprofit Excellence in their own organization.
In the past few months, we've seen a number of proposals from the new federal administration that would have a significant impact on the nonprofit sector. We, as nonprofits, have the expertise and experience to know how these proposals will affect our day-to-day work, and we must use that expertise to advocate for the solutions we think are most effective.
As we noted in our February e-Newsletter, the US House of Representatives and US Senate have introduced legislation to repeal the ban on partisan activity by 501(c)(3) nonprofits. This legislation would, in effect, allow 501(c)(3) nonprofits to become political organizations, which would turn nonprofits into political operatives.
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On Monday March 6, 2017 Lawyers Alliance for New York and the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee (NPCC) filed a lawsuit against the New York State Attorney General’s office challenging a law that unnecessarily discourages contributions to nonprofit organizations.