In this Newsletter:

  1. Vaccine Availability Update
  2. PPP
  3. Town Hall: What’s in the COVID Relief Law for Nonprofits?
  4. Apply For DACA Status: Free DACA Clinic with Neighbors Link Community Law Practice
  5. Member and Community Events
  6. Events From Our Partners in County Government
  7. New Grants and Financial Opportunities
  8. NPW Events

Vaccine Availability Update

Below is the most up to date information available

Paycheck Protection Program Update


What’s in The New COVID Relief Law for Nonprofits?

Hosted by National Council of Nonprofits

Wednesday, January 13, 3:00 PM

Important COVID relief for individuals, nonprofits, businesses, and governments has been enacted. Some of the provisions will expire in just a few weeks, and others will last only a few months. Learn which provisions will help your nonprofit and what you need to do to take advantage of them by attending this Nonprofit Town Hall briefing.

Apply for DACA Status: Free DACA Clinics with Neighbors Link Community Law Practice

January 29 and February 5th
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Virtual Appointments via Zoom
Call (914) 502- 3377 to schedule your appointment

Member Events

New events just added for January!

  • Student Assistance Services Corporation: When The Holidays Weren’t So Happy Virtual Conference
  • 914 Cares Sponsors: Westchester Poverty Symposium
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals Westchester: Success with Family Foundations
  • Westchester Library System (WLS) and Westchester Library Association (WLA) Online Literary Series, Library Author Talks - Allows Westchester Readers to Connect with Award-winning, Bestselling Authors
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals Westchester: Cold Calling For Fundraising Professionals
  • Youth Shelter Program of Westchester: MLK Event with Author Michael Eric Dyson
  • Volunteer New York! 2021 MLK Day
  • African American Men of Westchester 20th Annual Legacy Youth Awards
  • WESPAC: How Do Governments Make Life Better for All Citizens?
  • The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center- Last Letters: The Prison Correspondence
  • The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center: Under Siege
  • Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic (PPHP) & PPHP Emerging Leaders Council: Roe on The Rocks Celebration
  • Westchester Jewish Council 45th Anniversary Virtual Gala
  • Spark Inc. Fundraiser: Virtual Winter Walk 2021

Please visit the NPW Member Events Calendar to find out more and register. To submit your organization's events, please email Emmanuel Segarra-Otero at

Events From Our Partners in Government

Women of Westchester
Join Virtually for an Interactive Discussion on
Issues Facing Immigrant Women 
January 12th, 7:00 - 8:30 PM

With Guest Speakers From NPW Member Organizations: Catholic Charities, Community Resource Center, Make the Road NY and Neighbors Link. To access the event on January 12, visit Event flyer In English & Spanish.

Tenants’ Rights During the COVID-19 Crisis
January 13th, 4:00 - 5:30 PM

Tune in for the discussion live: For the live simultaneous translation in Spanish, please join the Zoom Webinar:

Grants and Funding

NBC 4 New York and Telemundo 47’S “Project Innovation" Grant Challenge

Grant Submission Deadline: February 12

The annual Project Innovation grant challenge offers more more than $300k in funding for New York, New Jersey and Connecticut not-for-profit organizations.

Organizations are invited to apply who:

  • Have successfully leveraged the power of innovation to make a difference.
  • Share WNBC and WNJU’s commitment to diversity, opportunity, empowerment, civic engagement and community service.

Grants will be made in the following areas:

  1. Community EngagementPrograms that enable individuals to engage and volunteer in their communities.
  2. Culture of Inclusion: Programs that encourage equitable access, opportunities, and resources for traditionally underrepresented communities.
  3. Next Generation Storytellers: Programs that promote access and develop pathways for emerging talent, diverse voices, and underrepresented youth to explore careers in news, entertainment, sports and the arts.
  4. Youth Education and Empowerment: In-school and out-of-school programs that equip youth with the tools they need to succeed, including STEM/ STEAM education and youth entrepreneurship.
Click Here for eligibility requirements, Q&A, application

United Way Emergency Food and Shelter Grants

United Way will provide $500,000 in Emergency Food and Shelter Grants to Westchester and Putnam nonprofits ($464,020 to Westchester and Putnam $46,087 in this round of grants).

Grant Submission Deadline: 5 p.m. on Friday, January 22, 2021.

Learn More

IMPACT100 Westchester Grants

Impact100 Westchester is a women’s collective giving organization that awards high-impact, transformational project grants and core mission grants to nonprofits serving Westchester

Letter of Inquiry Submission Deadline: January 15, 2021.

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Ruderman Family Foundation: Call for Concept Papers: Exploration into a New Field

The Ruderman Family Foundation has dedicated the past two decades to enhancing awareness of, and providing programming and services in, the field of disability inclusion. The Foundation has now decided to expand knowledge of current needs by providing an open submission process of concept papers in order to learn more about innovative programming and best practices being used across any and all social fields. Open submissions from all sectors and thought leaders offering a wide range of ideas and initiatives are being accepted; concept papers focusing on disability inclusion and mental health will not be accepted.

Concept Paper Submission Deadline: Wednesday, March 31, 2021. 

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New York Forward Loan Fund

New York Forward Loan Fund (NYFLF) is a non-forgivable economic recovery loan program aimed at supporting New York State small businesses, nonprofits and small landlords as they reopen after the COVID-19 outbreak and NYS on PAUSE.

NYFLF targets the state’s small businesses with 20 or fewer full-time equivalent (FTE) employees (90% of all businesses), nonprofits and small residential landlords that have seen a loss of rental income.

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Westchester County’s Launch1000 Program: Support to Start a Business

Westchester County's Economic Development Office has created the Launch1000 program with a goal of enabling 1,000 Westchester residents to start a business or develop an income stream for themselves and their families. Launch1000 is an online, self-paced program teaching you to evaluate your idea, test it with potential customers, and see if it seems likely to succeed. 

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Jandon Foundation College Scholarships

The Jandon Foundation is looking for 15 high school seniors to earn $12,000 college scholarships each given directly to students over their four-year college careers, to help cover expenses related to their educations. Recipients become part of the Jandon scholars’ community, which offers periodic events and ongoing networking opportunities.

Students who can demonstrate a financial need and who possess strong academic records, good test scores, fine character, and a portfolio of extracurricular activities, including community service, are welcome to apply. 

Application Deadline: February 12, 2021.

Learn More


Please remember, NPW trainings are open for free to all employees, board members and volunteers of NPW Member Organizations.


Please visit the NPW Member Job Board to get current information on the latest jobs in the nonprofit sector. To submit your organization's job openings, please email Emmanuel Segarra-Otero at


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