In This Newsletter:

  • NPW Upcoming Events
    • Event Recap
  • National Voter Registration Day - Sept. 19
  • NPW’s Inaugural Distinguished Service Award
  • Member News
  • Member and Community Events & Resources
  • Funding


Sept. 21, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Virtual: Public Policy Committee Meeting (Members Only)

Sept. 28, 3:00 - 4:15 PM, Virtual: Essential Steps to Planning a Nonprofit Audit

Oct. 5, 8:30 - 10:00 AM, Virtual: A New Way to Talk About Nonprofit Overhead

Oct. 10, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM, Sam's: NPW Nonprofit Executive Directors/CEOs Affinity Group - Shock-Proofing Your Organization: Thriving Through Change (Members Only)

Oct. 25, 8:30 - 10:00 AM, WLS: Budget Forum with County Executive Latimer

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



Disabilities Affinity Group Meeting - Sept. 8

The Disabilities Affinity Group met on September 8th to discuss where the Disabilities Community fits into DEI conversations and initiatives. Over 25 people, many new to the group, joined together to share their thoughts and concerns.  

The group chairperson, Kathleen Macias-Torres, Executive Director, Sparc, Inc., introduced the topic, and Jan Fisher, NPW Executive Director, facilitated the discussion on what diversity, equity and inclusion means to them and shared the benefits of engaging on a diverse team. NPW will continue to explore how we can foster a more diverse workplace and community now and in the future.



National Voter Registration Day is on Sept. 19, 2023, and nonprofits need to get #VoteReady! Find out More HERE.


Recognizing that there is nothing more important to voter engagement efforts of 501c3 nonprofit organizations than staying nonpartisan, this overview will you and your staff understand what’s allowed. Staying Nonpartisan for 501(c)(3)s


Who is the winner of NPW’s Inaugural Keep Westchester Thriving Distinguished Service Award?
Find out tomorrow, September 12th!

The Distinguished Service Award honors a nonprofit leader who has outstanding accomplishments in a nonprofit agency or agencies and has contributed to the vibrancy and health of the nonprofit sector in Westchester. The recipient is chosen by the KWT Award Committee.

The individual:

  • is currently employed by a Westchester nonprofit organization
  • has been employed in the nonprofit sector for 25 years or more
  • has shown a unique capacity to move their organization and the sector forward to advance better outcomes for people seeking and receiving services
  • has consistently advocated for issues related to their work and has pushed the nonprofit sector and stakeholders to work together to address a critical social issue or issues.

Note: The winners of the Individual and Organization KWT Changemaker Awards will be announced on Oct. 5.


Yes She Can Inc. and BRIDGES Have Joined Forces to Bring Girl AGain, an American Girl Resale Shop to the Palisades Center Mall

The Westchester-based nonprofit, Yes, She Can Inc., and Rockland-based nonprofit BRIDGES will embark on an exciting collaboration in opening a second Girl AGain store inside BRIDGES’ Independence Café – a unique boutique inside the Palisades Mall, in support of women with Autism and persons with disabilities. Read the full press release on our Member News Page.

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



Westchester Parks Foundation Trails Without Limits

Trails Without Limits serves residents with mobility concerns, who have previously not had access to any rustic or wooded trails of the County's many parks by utilizing all-terrain, electrically-powered wheelchairs at no cost to the rider.

Healthcare Talent Pipeline Program Fall 2023 Classes - Register Now

SW BOCES will be offering medical assistant training in Valhalla and medical administrative assistant training in New Rochelle. PNW BOCES will be offering medical assistant training in Yorktown Heights. See flyers with details: SW BOCESPNWBOCES.

Fall Connections Open House - Sept. 14

The Dollars and Sense of Greening Your Business - Sept. 18

Multilingual Job Fair - Sept. 28

Westchester National Disability Employment Awareness Month Awards Ceremony - Oct. 6

Regional Career Fair - Oct. 12

View All Member Events HERE

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

The NPW Nonprofit Job Board currently has over 125 active job listings! NPW Members can post jobs for FREE. 



$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.

The Field Hall Foundation is now accepting Letters of Inquiry for their Winter 2023-24 grant cycle. The deadline to submit is October 3rd and grants will be awarded at the end of January 2024. Learn more and find the LOI forms HERE. The deadline to submit an LOI for the Winter 2023/24 grant cycle is Oct. 3rd. The Foundation supports programs and projects that directly improve the lives of low-income OLDER ADULTS and their CAREGIVERS. 


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