Don’t Lose Exempt Status; New Filing Location for Form 990-N

May 20th, 2016
Don’t Lose Exempt Status; New Filing Location for Form 990-N

The Form 990-N is the e-postcard for small, tax exempt organizations and submitted annually online. Prior to February 2016, the forms were accepted through the Urban Institute web portal.

Don't lose your exempt status! Visit IRS.gov to file today. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will not penalize organizations for late submissions this year.

Department of Labor Publishes Final Overtime Rule Effective December 1, 2016

May 18th, 2016
Department of Labor Publishes Final Overtime Rule Effective December 1, 2016

The United States Department of Labor (the DOL) has issued updates to the Overtime rule effective December 1st, 2016. The updates include increases to the salary threshold of salaried workers entitled to overtime from $455 per week to $913 per week. According to the DOL, potentially 4.2 million workers will either gain new protections or get a raise.

How $15 Minimum Wage Will Impact Nonprofits

April 29th, 2016
How $15 Minimum Wage Will Impact Nonprofits

On March 31st, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the $15 minimum wage plan into law which can potentially lift the earnings of an estimated 2.3 million New Yorkers. While this is a victory for the city’s low-income population, how will it affect nonprofit organizations that struggle to meet indirect and programming costs?

According to the The FY17 budget plan, the wage increase will be phased in between now and 2020 then continue to increase on an indexed schedule set by the Director of the Division of Budget and the Department of Labor.

How Can We Save The Puppies If We Can’t Keep The Lights On?

April 28th, 2016
How Can We Save The Puppies If We Can’t Keep The Lights On?

New York City’s nonprofit sector accounts for more than $118 billion in annual expenditures, including $33.6 billion in payroll expenses alone. With more than 600,000 employees, nonprofit organizations account for more than 18 percent of the city’s total private workforce1 yet they're struggling to stay afloat.

Closing the $ Gap

April 22nd, 2016

There have been many articles and headlines in the recent weeks about the challenges nonprofit organizations are facing to meet operating costs and close the widening financial gap. According to the report by the Human Services Council entitled New York Nonprofits in the Aftermath of FEGS, one of the reasons is:
"Government contracts and philanthropic grants rarely cover operating costs and payment is often late and unpredictable, resulting in cash flow obstacles and chronic underfunding.

Pathways to Excellence: Excellence in Fundraising & Resource Development [Recap]

April 20th, 2016

For more information on the Pathways to Excellence Workshops, click here.

The Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York has launched the revamped and streamlined application process for this year's Nonprofit Excellence Awards. NPCC offers a series of workshops available to member and nonmember nonprofit organizations to engage with and gain insight from past winners.

NPCC Launches Its First Ever Needs Assessment Survey

April 4th, 2016

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The Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York (NPCC) has launched its first ever Needs Assessment Survey for New York Area nonprofits. As a leader in nonprofit management and capacity-building strategies, it’s vital that NPCC stay abreast of current trends and challenges that the nonprofit community faces.

2015 Nonprofit Excellence Awards Gold Prize Winner Raises over $700,000!

April 4th, 2016
2015 Nonprofit Excellence Awards Gold Prize Winner Raises over $700,000!

New York Common Pantry held its annual 'Fill The Bag' Benefit and raised a whopping $712,000. The funds raised will help feed an average 2,000 families every week this year.

Honorees at the special event included NYCP board memeber Sherrell Andrews and White & Case International Law Firm.