In This Newsletter:

  • NPW Upcoming Events
    • Event Recaps
  • Advocacy Platform and Member News Spotlights 
  • Member and Community Events & Resources
    • Healthcare Talent Pipeline Program 2024 Winter/Spring Classes
  • Funding 


Jan. 9, 8:30 - 10:30 AM, Sam’s: Chief Executive Officers /Executive Directors Affinity GroupAdvocate in Chief: A Critical Role for Nonprofit Executive Directors and CEOs


Jan. 12, 2024, 9:00 - 10:30 AM, Sam’s: Chief Financial Officers Affinity Group: Launch of the First Meeting: Explore Issues and Chart the Course for Future Programming

Jan. 16, 9:00 - 10:30 AM, WLS: Human Resources Professionals Affinity Group: Launch of the First Meeting: Explore Issues and Chart the Course for Future Programming

Feb. 5, 2:00 - 3:15 PM, Virtual: Nonprofit Assets: Promoting Mental Health

Feb. 15, 5:00 - 6:00 PM, Virtual: Leaders Inspiring Leaders Affinity Group for first-time CEOs and EDs: Thursday, Feb. 15, 5:00 - 6:00 PM, Virtual


NPW is appreciative of all our program sponsors - learn about them HERE.




Last Wednesday, December 13th, over 50 participants joined us virtually to learn How to Identify, Prevent and Address Fraud Threats. The session was presented by Richard Vitale, Senior Vice President, Head of Investigations, and Assistant Director of Fraud Risk Management at Valley Bank.

Richard expertly shared essential strategies for recognizing, preventing, and skillfully managing fraudulent activities. Attendees gained invaluable knowledge and actionable steps to fortify defenses against financial threats, fostering a more secure operational environment.

Thank you to the People & Process Affinity Group Sponsors: Morgan Stanley, Cerini and Associates, CClean, Valley Bank, and Innovative Microsystems Consulting.


Volunteer New York! Celebrates Giving Tuesday with Community Champions Networking Breakfast at Million Air | December 4, 2023 

Volunteer New York! proudly marked the ninth year of its Giving Tuesday Hat campaign in partnership with lohud and The Journal News with a Community Champions Networking Breakfast at Million Air in White Plains. The event showcased the true spirit of volunteerism, as attendees participated in a meaningful volunteer project, assembling 30 kits for the unhoused and under-housed, later donated to Lifting Up Westchester. Read More

NPW members are encouraged to share news about their organizations - new hires, grants received, recognition, awards, press releases, and new initiatives on NPW Member News Webpage. Submit your news using this form



New Funding Paradigm Need for NFP Public Emergency Informational/Non-"Safety Net" Functionings

Digital and community and media communications to inform isolated constituencies of how to access direct service programs in emergencies are extremely important but almost impossible to find funding to carry out, within the current typical "safety net" definitional construct that most funders now use. Read more.

The NPW Member Advocacy Platform provides an opportunity for member organizations to share information. Submit your advocacy issues HERE. Review NPW’s Advocacy Toolkit to learn how to successfully lobby as a nonprofit. 



Healthcare Talent Pipeline Program (HTPP) - Winter 2024 Enrollment Now Open

The Healthcare Talent Pipeline Program (HTPP) funded by Westchester County will train individuals to become a Clinical Medical Assistant or Medical Administrative Assistant. Successful candidates will earn a NYS approved training credential, receive job readiness training and be connected to leading healthcare partners in Westchester County. Join an industry with great career advancement opportunities! Support services and stipends available to those who qualify.

Trainings are provided by: Westchester Community College, SWBOCES Center for Adult & Community Services, Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES Adult & Continuing Education. More Information: WCC, SWBOCES, PNWBOCES

Turner School of Construction Management Spring Classes: March 5th - April 11th

Join Turner Construction Company, The Catalyst Westchester County Economic Development, and SUNY Westchester Yonkers Community College for the 2024 Turner School of Construction Management.

Attending this program provides an opportunity to: learn how to do business with General Contractors & Developers, meet other Small Businesses with similar experiences, learn how to Bid projects, insurance & bonding information, enhance your managerial, technical, and administrative expertise, and more! Flyer in Spanish

The CAPA Space - American Moments Exhibit: Dec. 9 - April 7

Westchester County - Free Bee Line Fares: Dec. 16 - Jan. 1, 2024

Valid on all routes including ParaTransit. Work, Play or a Holiday Shopping Day! Get there free on the Bee-Line! Flyer in English, Spanish.

Westchester County Department of Health: Community Conversations Health Summit Summary Report and Long COVID Survey


The Northeast ADA Center is conducting a research study to identify emerging workplace flexibility policies, practices, and ADA Title I implementation strategies that support workers with disabilities. Your input will help develop targeted information and training materials.

Westchester Children's Association - Children by The Numbers

WCA’s bulletin Children by The Numbers, highlights compelling patterns and factors currently impacting children and youth. The focus is on the significant racial disparities evident in the indicators, emphasizing the growing number of children and youth of color in Westchester. These findings underscore the urgency for systemic change to address race inequity and improve outcomes for all children in the county.

Yonkers Arts - Let Me Fly: a DMX Tribute Exhibition

PKF O'Connor Davies Nonprofits "Insight Out" Podcast | Charitable Solicitation and Fundraising

Grant Professionals of the Lower Hudson

The Intersections of Grant Writing and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: January 10th 

Successful grant proposals often incorporate persuasive and inspiring storytelling supported by a clear budget. However, there are grant applications that require the articulation of systemic interventions, especially when the targeted audience is historically marginalized and from underserved communities. GPLH in conjunction with Association of Development Officers

  • Maria Dautruche, Founder, Principal, the dopwell group LLC
  • Jeffrey Winthal, Director of Strategic Partnerships and Foundation Relations, United Way of Westchester and Putnam

Westchester Ballet Company: The Nutcracker 20% discount for Nonprofits

AAMW’s 2024 MLK Legacy Youth Awards: Jan. 15, 2024

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Use NPW's Nonprofit Community Calendar as a resource when planning your event. Email to get your event listed. 


The NPW Nonprofit Job Board currently has over 125 active job listings. Job seekers can upload their resumes to the portal and sign up for job alerts for free. NPW members employers can post jobs for free. For a small fee, opportunities can be highlighted and cross posted on the Google Job Network. 



New York State Council on Developmental Disabilities (CDD) Grant Announcement: Inclusive Transportation

The CDD is offering funds for localities throughout NYS to implement innovative transportation projects that support people with DD to better access their communities. Tier 1 applicants can apply for up to $10,000 to put towards improving transportation for individuals with IDD. Tier 2 applicants can apply for up to $50,000 to put towards improving transportation for individuals with IDD. Tier 2 projects will have additional reporting requirements. Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2024.

$150 Million New York Forward Loan Fund 2 

The $150 million New York Forward Loan Fund 2 program will provide flexible loans to NYS small businesses and nonprofits. Qualified recipients can apply for loans up to $150,000 with affordable, fixed-rate interest rates. Pre apply HERE. Press Release.


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