In This Newsletter:

  • NPW Upcoming Events
  • Keep Westchester Thriving Awards Nominations
  • Purchase your copy of the Nonprofit Compensation and Benefits Report
  • NPW Members - Submit Your Advocacy Issues
  • National Voter Registration Day
  • Youth Job Fair
  • Member and Community Events & Resources
  • Funding


Sept. 8th, 11:00 - 12:00 PM, Virtual: NPW Disabilities Roundtable Meeting

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

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

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






Nominations are now open for the 2023 Individual and Organization Changemaker Awards to be presented on November 29, 2023.

Nonprofit Westchester’s Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony is a joyous celebration of Westchester’s nonprofit sector. It is a chance to honor organization and individual changemakers that have gone above and beyond in their work to address the needs of our county’s most vulnerable members, and to recognize the work of the sector that furthers the economic, physical, and emotional well-being of all residents. 

Nomination Forms & Guidelines


There is still time to purchase your copy of the Westchester County Compensation and Benefits Report. NPW members can purchase the report for $100 and nonmembers for $350.

Purchase Your Copy Here



The NPW Member Advocacy Platform is a new opportunity for member organizations to share information with the goal of creating awareness and potential action related to issues impacting the nonprofit sector, the people served and the nonprofit workforce. Submit your advocacy issues here and review NPW’s Advocacy Toolkit to learn how to successfully lobby as a nonprofit organization.




National Voter Registration Day is just over a Month Away

National Voter Registration Day is on Sept. 19, 2023, and nonprofits need to get #VoteReady! Order your voter registration resources and materials now and start preparing your Get Out The Vote activities! Sign up for updates from Nonprofit VOTE.

Nonprofit VOTE Webinars

Democracy Goes Digital: Voter Registration Drives Using Online Tools - Aug. 17, 2:00 PM

Join this discussion on online technologies to demystify the process and prepare organizations of all types to use digital voter registration tools to supercharge your voter outreach efforts and hear from experts with first-hand experience in using online registration tools to get their communities.

Staying Nonpartisan for 501(c)(3)s - Recorded July 11, 2003

Recognizing that there is nothing more important to voter engagement efforts of charitable nonprofit organizations than staying nonpartisan, this overview will you and your staff understand what’s allowed.


Westchester-Putnam Workforce Board On-Site Hiring Event: Aug. 23




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.  Submit your news on our Member News Webpage using this form.

Westchester Senior Citizens Hall of Fame

Westchester County Executive George Latimer invites you to nominate an inspiring person to the Westchester Senior Citizens Hall of Fame. Nomination Form or submit online at Due: Sept. 8th. More Information

Westchester Disabled on the Move - Medicaid Reenrollment Information

At the end of May, COVID protections for those on Medicaid ended so they are now required to re-enroll in the program, but many people don’t know this and are losing coverage. Westchester Disabled on the Move is currently reenrolling residents. To get assistance with reenrollment free of charge, call 914-968-4717 X109 or visit or e-mail Flyer

Hearts and Homes for Refugees is sharing snippets about our refugee neighbors who are looking for work. Some are looking for their first job in the U.S. Others are looking to transition into something new as they build their futures in their adopted country. Complete Information PDF with job descriptions

The Education Debt Consumer Assistance Program (EDCAP) launched a comprehensive guide to help navigate the resumption of student loan payments beginning in October. Visit to access valuable resources, tips, and tools to ensure a smooth transition.

Westchester Jewish Council 47th Annual Jewish Music & Arts Festival: Aug. 20

Volunteer New York! Serve Your Community in Memory of 9/11 - Register Today

Department of Veterans Services - LinkedIn Workshop: Sept. 21

JazzFest White Plains: Sept. 6-10

914INC. Giving Guide: Regional Philanthropic Opportunities

The Giving Guide provides businesses with a unique opportunity to show their support for our most important community resources all year long. NOV/DEC ISSUE - Space Closing Date: September 14, 2023. Materials Due: Sept. 22, 2023; Publication Date: Oct. 27, 2023. More Information or email

Mercy College Presidential Inauguration: Sept. 22

All Member Events


Food Pantry and Soup Kitchen Grant

Westchester County is offering this opportunity to apply for a grant to County nonprofit organizations that operate food pantries and/or soup kitchens in the County to support those who are food insecure. Applicants may apply for up to $10,000 or up to $20,000, depending on their eligibility, as explained below, until the total funding is exhausted. Grants will be awarded on a first come, first served basis. The deadline to apply for this grant is September 1, 2023. 

To apply, email the completed application with proof of nonprofit 501(c)(3) status to FPgrant@westchestercountyny.govEligibility Criteria & Application.

$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.

Field Hall Foundation has simplified its application process for small grant requests up to $15,000. Beginning with the Winter 2023/24 grant cycle, organizations requesting a small grant will only need to submit a Letter of Inquiry and not an additional application form. The LOI forms can be downloaded HERE. The deadline to submit an LOI for the Winter 2023/24 grant cycle is Oct. 3rd.


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