In This Newsletter:

  • NPW Upcoming Events
  • NPW Event Recaps
  • Article of Interest: LGBTQ-friendly Affordable Housing for Seniors Coming to Westchester
  • Member and Community Events & Resources
  • Funding



June 13, 5:30 PM, Hudson River Museum: NPW Summer Celebration & Networking Party


NPW is appreciative of the sponsors that support our programs. Learn about them HERE.




Thank you to Neighbors Link for a fantastic Emerging Leaders Session on Thursday, May 4th. The ELPers learned a little bit of everything on strategic planning, financials, fundraising and communications through interactive discussions and surprising metrics. 

Afterward, ELPers enjoyed some delicious Cinco-de-Mayo-themed food and networking. Thank you to our program sponsors: Mutual of America Financial Group and Hudson Valley Credit Union. Learn more about the ELP Program.

On Wednesday, May 10th, we wrapped up NPW's Grant Writing Learning Lab. Thank you to grant writing expert Alison Paul for coming back to teach Year Two of the program - we are so grateful to have you.

And a BIG shoutout to our Learning Lab sponsors: Westchester County Government, Westchester County Board of Legislators, and the Westchester Community Foundation. Thank you for investing in Westchester's nonprofit capacity building. And thank you Westchester Library System for providing a great learning space.

NPW's Grant Writing Learning Lab is an interactive, comprehensive grant development course that provides participants with the tools to develop proposals reflecting the quality, impact, and unique value of their organization’s work.

This program is a part of NPW's Learning Labs, which also consists of Financial Management and Meaningful & Manageable Outcome Measurement. These programs were designed to build nonprofit organizational capacity, develop individual skills and enhance effective and efficient client services. Learn more & register for upcoming Learning Labs

On Friday, May 11th over 60 participants joined NPW for our event focusing on Organizational Culture, Hiring & Retention Issues to gain insight from the next generation of nonprofit leaders. The discussion was led by Kerry Flynn Barrett of Flynn Barrett Consulting and featured our amazing panelists - all nonprofit leaders under the age of 35:

  • Angel Gray, Westchester Children’s Association
  • Dante Hudson, YWCA of White Plains & Central Westchester
  • Jacqueline Mamorsky, My Sisters’ Place
  • Amy Rivera, Nonprofit Westchester

Inclusion and voice in the functioning of the organization, professional development opportunities, mentorship and self-care were among the topics discussed.





NYS Charities Bureau Westchester Symposium with Attorney General Letitia James: May 17, 1:00 - 4:30 PM

The Office of Attorney General Letitia James Presents: Charities Symposium – Doing Well While Doing Good at Westchester Community College. Register here

Not-for-Profit Contracting Advisory Committee Meeting - Tuesday, May 23, from 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM.

Via Zoom Webinar. New York City (East Midtown office) and Albany (State Capitol) locations will be offered for in-person attendance. 

  • To attend the meeting via Zoom, please register in advance for this webinar if you have not yet done so. Register Here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. 
  • To attend the meeting in-person, please confirm your location via this email. An agenda will follow in advance of the meeting.

This information can also be found here: New York State Nonprofit Unit

Healthcare Talent Pipeline Program - Summer 2023 Session Enrollment Now Open

The new Healthcare Talent Pipeline Program (HTPP) funded by Westchester County will train individuals to become a Clinical Medical Assistant or Certified Nursing Assistant. Successful candidates will earn a NYS approved training credential, receive job readiness training and be connected to leading healthcare partners in Westchester County. BOCES Info, WCC Info.

CHI Homeownership Expo - June 3

Westchester Children's Association Commissioners' Conversation - June 22 

Please be sure to use NPW's Nonprofit Community Calendar as a resource when planning your event. NPW members: email to get your event listed.

All Member Events


NYP Grant Opportunity in Peekskill and Mt. Vernon - Info Session May 22

NewYork-Presbyterian is pleased to announce the launch of its Community Fund Program designed to provide funding to community-based organizations in New York City and Westchester County addressing social determinants of health.

Funding will be awarded based on a competitive application process, and grants will range from $80,000 - $150,000 a year for up to two years, with a maximum award of $300,000. Letter of Inquiry Deadline: Friday, June 2nd, 2023. For more information on eligibility and criteria click here. Info session: Monday, May 22nd, 2023, at 11 AM - Register Here

Mother Cabrini Health Foundation 2023 Grants

The Mother Cabrini Health Foundation will be opening their 2023 application process through an open call for letters of inquiry beginning on Monday, May 1st. Learn more here.

United Way Community Impact Fund

The United Way of Westchester and Putnam Community Impact Fund supports local nonprofits serving the needs of the underprivileged, marginalized, or ALICE (those who are employed but are living paycheck-to-paycheck) populations in Westchester or Putnam Counties. United Way is offering grants between $5,000 and $10,000. Submission deadline: May 15, 2023. More Information

The Westchester County Department of Community Mental Health Request for Proposals

The RFP’s for the Westchester County Opioid Response and Overdose Prevention Initiative - More information.

Governor Hochul Announces Availability of $2.2 Million For Programs to Connect New Yorkers With Addiction Services

Administered by the state Office of Addiction Services and Supports, the Connections to Care initiative will provide up to 11 grants for eligible providers to connect individuals in high-need and underserved populations to the services that will support long-term substance use disorder recovery and overall well-being.

Funding will be awarded through a request for applications process. Eligibility details are outlined in the request for applications. Full press release.

Yield Giving Open Call - MacKenzie Scott Grant Opportunity

MacKenzie Scott is launching a $250 million “open call” for community-focused nonprofits. Through her organization Yield Giving, Mackenzie plans to make unrestricted $1 million donations to 250 nonprofits selected in the process, which she calls a “new pathway to support for organizations making positive change in their communities.” 

Field Hall 2023 Grant Cycle - Now Accepting Letters of Inquiry

Field Hall is now accepting Letters of Inquiry for their Fall 2023 grant cycle. The deadline to submit is May 31st and grants will be awarded at the end of September. The Foundation supports programs and projects that directly improve the lives of low-income older adults and their caregivers. Letter of Inquiry cover sheet.


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