In This Newsletter:

  • NPW Fall Events
  • Voting Information
  • NPW Event Recap
  • Member Events
  • Funding



Network, Learn, Advocate and Celebrate this Fall

Fall Government Relations Series

  • October 13, 8:30 - 10:00 AM, Budget Forum with County Board of Legislators
  • October 20, 8:30 - 10:00 AM, Budget Forum with County Executive George Latimer

Learn about the 2023 budget priorities of your elected officials at these budget forums and advocate for the issues of importance to your nonprofit.

Register Here

October 21, 9:00 - 10:30 AM, Grant Prospect Research Workshop, Alison Paul,  Alison Paul Grantwriting and Consulting – Free to All Members and Nonmembers. Virtual event.

In order to win a grant, you must first find funders that are a good fit for your organization. This workshop will showcase several databases, websites, and strategies to help you find good grant prospects. We will go through key steps to vet prospects. We will do a few searches in real time, using different databases.

Register Here

November 8, Executive Directors and CEOs Roundtable, NPW Members Only: Staffing Struggles and Potential Solutions, Tracy Benson of DataKey Consulting

This will be a platform to connect with peers and share ideas, experiences, and wisdom related to the unique challenges and opportunities faced by nonprofit Executive Directors and CEOs. At each meeting, an expert resource person/speaker will offer thought-provoking ideas and perspectives to spark our conversation on a critical topic. Table conversations will elicit the brilliance in the room and the shared strength of our peer network.

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November 9, all-day event, New York Nonprofit Media Westchester Nonprofit OpCon Co-Sponsored by NPW

Join Nonprofit, Business and Government Leaders for a day of enriching panel discussions focused on streamlining processed and operations at your nonprofit.

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November 16, 8:30 - 10:00 AM, Small Nonprofits Affinity Group: Making Program Evaluation Work For Your Nonprofit, Sam Wallis, Executive Director, Yonkers Partners in Education

Network, Learn and Connect with Peers from Small Nonprofit Organizations. 
Program evaluation can sometimes take a back seat at small nonprofit organizations. Yet meaningful evaluation is not only demanded by funders,  it can also boost program impact, support fundraising, and ensure your limited resources are being used to their maximum advantage.  hear from Sam Wallis, Executive Director of Yonkers Partners in Education (YPIE) about how his organization successfully uses evaluation and metrics to improve effectiveness and advance their mission.  Key takeaways: 

  • How to develop practical evaluation methods with a small staff.
  • How to connect evaluation to your program design. 
  • How to communicate your results to your key audiences

Register Here


Voter Registration Information for the November 8 General Election

  • October 14, 2022 is the last day to postmark voter registration application for the November 8 General Election, which MUST be received at Westchester County Board of Elections by October 19, 2022.
  • October 14, 2022 is the last day to register in person to be eligible for the November 8 General Election.
  • October 19, 2022 is the last day to receive change of address. Use a voter registration form for change of address.
  • How and Where to Register:
  • Register at VOTE411.
  • Register in person at the Westchester County Board of Elections, White Plains.
  • Submit your voter application form at the Department of Motor Vehicles, either in person or on their web site if you already have DMV-issued identification.
  • Request a NYS Voter Registration form by mail by entering your name directly into the NYS mailing list database.
  • Call the 1-800-FOR-VOTE (1-800-367-8683) hotline to request a voter application.

Absentee Ballot Information for the November 8 General Election

  • October 24, 2022 is the last day for the Westchester Board of Elections to receive an application, letter, fax, email or absentee online portal request for the November 8 General Election ballot. 
  • November 7 is the last day for an applicant or agent to apply in person at the Board of Elections for the November General Election absentee ballot.
  • November 8 is the last day to postmark the General Election absentee ballot by mail. The ballot must be received by the Board of Elections no later than November 15 (7 days).
  • November 8 is the last day to deliver the General Election absentee ballot in person to the Board of Elections or at any poll site throughout the county, by the close of the polls on election day.

Due to a recent change in law, New York State voters are no longer permitted to cast a ballot on a voting machine if they have already been issued an absentee ballot for that election. Voters who have already been issued an absentee ballot can still vote in person using an affidavit ballot. The affidavit ballot will be kept separate until the election is completed. Election officials will verify whether the voter’s absentee ballot has been received. If the voter’s absentee ballot has been received, the affidavit ballot will not be counted. If the voter’s absentee ballot has not been received, the affidavit ballot will be counted.

Need to know your voting districts? They could be newly redistricted. Click Here to Find Your District.



Thank you Westchester County Budget Director Larry Soule for meeting with Westchester's nonprofit sector to discuss the county budget process and the 2023 budget. 


Continue making your voices heard at the next budget forums with the Westchester County Board of Legislators on Oct. 13th and Westchester County Executive George Latimer on Oct. 20th.



Complete the first Westchester Only Nonprofit Compensation Survey and Receive the Report for FREE – a $350 Value.  Deadline extended to: Oct. 31




With the busy fall nonprofit event and gala season upon us, please be sure to use NPW's Nonprofit Community Calendar as a resource when planning your event to avoid date conflicts with other organizations. NPW members can have their events listed on our Community Calendar by emailing with the event information, event image & link to registration.

YWCA's Westchester Center for Racial Equity Diversity Week Virtual Speaker Series: October 3, 4 & 6 

Volunteer New York! Nonprofit Board Boot Camp: Nov. 2 & 9, Dec. 1 

Volunteer New York!'s 7th Annual Nonprofit Board Boot Camp is a three-part series (two virtual + one in-person event) for local professionals that offers a path to achieve leadership goals through board service. Learn More.

U.S. Congressional District 17 Virtual Candidate Forum: October 12, 2022 at 7:00 PM

Accounting & Financial and Healthcare Career Fairs


Please give your employees an hour of work-time, THIS WEEK, to pursue loan forgiveness on their own. Send them to and they’ll take it from there. This waiver makes it easier for public service employees to receive credit for more payments. However, this waiver currently expires on October 31, 2022. Apply by Oct. 31

Westchester Children's Association Advocacy Breakfast 2022 – A Better Normal: October 18

Take the 2022 RACE To LEAD survey to contribute to new understandings of how these changes are impacting all nonprofit workers, leaders and organizations. The survey will explore new topics – like the experiences of frontline workers and changing expectations of nonprofit workplaces – while continuing to gather important information on the intersection of race, leadership and nonprofit culture.

Neighbors Link - Seeking Safety: October 19

2022 Westchester Nonprofit OpCon: November 9


See All Member Events Here



The Impact 100 virtual nonprofit grant information session will be held on November 9th. The slideroom application portal will open on November 14th. LOI’s will be due on January 13, 2023.

The 2022 100 Donors Grant Application is now available. The application deadline is midnight September 28, 2022. The grant amount is currently $21,000. The winner will be announced on Giving Tuesday, November 29, 2022. Grant process information: Questions: contact Tips for applicants:

  • Don't submit your application until you are finished.
  • Be as brief and direct as you can.
  • Provide data whenever possible.

ArtsWestchester grants are now open. The Arts Alive grant opportunity supports artists and cultural groups, deadline: Oct. 18. The Voices for Change grant opportunity seeks to support artists in creating new work through authentic community engagement that can lead to impact/change, deadline: Oct. 20.


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