In This Newsletter:

  • NPW's Westchester-only Nonprofit Salary and Benefits Survey

  • Equitable Contracting Survey

  • Charting an Anti-Racist Path Forward: Michelle A. Nicholas, SVP, Chief Diversity Officer and Director of Community Development

  • NPW Upcoming Events

  • NPW Events Recap: Board Governance & Disabilities Roundtable on Transporation

  • Member Events

  • Funding


Nonprofit Compensation Survey

Get Ready for the Westchester-Only Nonprofit Compensation Survey!

The Westchester-Only Nonprofit Compensation Survey will be released the week of June 20th. Thank your in advance for your investment of time. The information you provide will be utilized to benchmark and support fair and equitable wages for nonprofit personnel.

What you will need:

  • Organization EIN Number
  • Budget amount
  • Employee diversity data
  • Salary data (averages by position and gender)
  • Recent salary increases (overall)
  • Benefit types, amounts, and eligibility criteria
With special thanks to Lead Sponsor:



Equitable Contracting Survey


Charting an Anti-Racist Path Forward:
Michelle A. Nicholas Clip from April 7th Forum


NPW is committed to providing the resources for our members and all nonprofits to build anti-racist systems, support people of color to lead, and fortify BIPOC led organizations.

See the full video of our April 7th Forum attended by more than 200 people, read the report Taking Action: Charting an Anti-Racist Path Forward in Westchester’s Nonprofit Sector, and listen to a short clip of Michelle A. Nicholas' speech below.   



Special Thanks to our Summer Celebration Sponsors:
Buzz Creators, Mutual of America, and Paylocity.

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On June 8th, over 90 people participated in our "Good Governance - Advancing Racial Equity and Inclusion in Nonprofit Boards of Directors" workshop.

Thank you to our amazing panelists:

  • Maria Dautruche, CAP, Westchester Center for Racial Equity Director of the YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester
  • Jeanette Gisbert, Executive Director, Volunteer New York!
  • Sheeba Roy Mathai, Chief Diversity Officer, Legal Services of the Hudson Valley
  • Lucria Ortiz, President & CEO of Yonkers Family YMCA
  • Maurice Segall, Executive Director of the NY & Fairfield County Programs, Pro Bono Partnership, Inc.

The panelists focused on the value of racially, ethnically, and culturally diverse nonprofit board of directors, dismantling systems that have served to oppress people of color and inclusive practices where diverse perspectives, experiences, and expertise benefit nonprofit organizations.

A special thank you to our Legal & Governance series sponsors: Kramer Levin, Atlantic Westchester Inc., Levitt Fuirst Associates, Innovative Microsystems Consulting, Inc., Accreditation Guru, Inc.

On June 10th, 40 participants joined NPW's Disabilities Roundtable for an importantant dicussusion concerning transportation in the context of removing barriers to the full inclusion of people with disabilities, across the spectrum of disabilities.

The NPW Disabilities Roundtable was established over a year ago in response to members' heightened concerns about the impact of COVID-19 on people with disabilities. The roundtable consists of NPW member organizations of all sizes, and those that serve a wide spectrum of people with disabilities. This unique coalition has come together to advance solutions and advocate for the full inclusion of people with disabilities in community life.

Last week, the group was joined by Kelly Sheehan, Assistant Commissioner and Naomi Klein, Director of Transportation, Westchester County Department of Planning, and Renae Reynolds, Executive Director Tri-State Transportation Campaign (TSTC). Nancy Miller, Executive Director/CEO, VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired concluded with a presentation on the importance of transportation for people with disabilities before a robust question and answer session.

NPW Disabilities Roundtable Advisory Board Members

  • Kathleen Macias Torres, Chair, Executive Director, Sparc, Inc.
  • Susan Fox, President & CEO, Westchester Institute for Human Development
  • Marjorie Madfis, President, Yes She Can Inc.
  • Nancy D. Miller, Executive Director/CEO, VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired
  • Maria Samuels, Executive Director, Westchester Disabled on the Move
  • Jan Fisher, Executive Director, Nonprofit Westchester



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Mutual of America's Community Partnership Award competition has been extended, and applications are now being accepted through July 1st. Honoring organizations creating positive change is integral to Mutual of America's role. Each year since 1996, the Mutual of America Community Partnership Award has recognized outstanding nonprofits that make incredible contributions to their communities across the country.

To be considered for the Partnership Award, an organization must show exemplary leadership by facilitating partnerships with public, private or social sector leaders for the benefit of their communities. The five winning organizations will be selected by an independent committee. One will receive the Thomas J. Moran Award, which is given to the national award-winning program, and includes $100,000 and a documentary video about the program. The remaining four will be named Honorable Mention recipients, and each will receive a $50,000 award.

Visit the official YouTube channel to watch videos of each of the 26 national award-winning programs. If you have any questions on the application process or the 2022 competition guidelines, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Matt Saidman, Vice President. Apply here.




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