In This Newsletter:

  • NPW Upcoming Events and Event Recap
  • Supporting New Asylum Seekers Information Event
  • Member and Community Events & Resources
  • Funding



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


June 16, 11:00 AM, Zoom: Disabilities Roundtable Meeting with Assemblymember Chris Burdick

Topics: Review of NPW Employment Inclusion Event, Transportation and the new and related NYS Micro Grant, Your issues of concern.

Assemblymember Chris Burdick will be joining us. This will be a good opportunity to share issues of importance of with him.


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



Do you have an Information Technology question and don't know who to ask? NPW members can now log in and post their IT questions or concerns on our IT Discussion Online Forum and receive responses from other knowledgeable NPW members. Try it out today! All IT-related questions are welcome. 


Over 50 participants attended the Every Nonprofit’s Must Have IT Plan; Steps to Mitigate Risk and Seize Opportunity event on June 8th. Participants learned how to assess their IT needs and develop an IT plan that best fits their organization. Thanks to our moderator Heath Bloch, President and CEO, ANDRUS, and two expert panelists for leading such an informative program:

  • Nikhil Jagga, President, CMIT Solutions of White Plains
  • Steve Myrthil, VP of IT, Westhab

As part of the Nonprofit Strategy Series, this program, once again, provided attendees will timely information, tools and resources to think and act strategically as they move their operations forward.

Thank you to our Nonprofit Strategy Series Sponsors! 


Supporting new Asylum Seekers in Westchester


Supporting New Asylum Seekers - 2nd Information Session
Friday, June 16 - 10:00 AM

A meeting to communicate the information we have regarding new asylum seekers in Westchester at Plaza Esperanza (Hope Plaza) and other locations so that in the future we can plan and coordinate will be held on Friday, June 16 at 10 AM. Nonprofits and faith-based organizations in Westchester County that are interested in supporting incoming asylum-seeking families and individuals in their settlement process are invited to participate in a meeting.

This meeting will be conducted via Zoom and registration is required. The agenda will cover various topics, including assessing the currently available resources, identifying immediate, ongoing, and long-term needs, discussing strategies for effective coordination among organizations, and recognizing the next steps in the process to serve asylum-seeking families and individuals best.

The organizing entities behind this meeting are Neighbors Link, Westhab, Nonprofit Westchester, Child Care Council of Westchester, Community Resource Center, Feeding Westchester, Make the Road New York, United Way of Westchester and Putnam, and the Westchester COAD.

Register HERE

For additional information, please reach out to Faith Ann Butcher via email at


NYS Internet Survey

Complete a simple survey to tell NY State about YOUR experiences using the internet and computers. Your opinions can help NY write a plan to bring digital tools and skills to everyone! Complete the brief survey HERE. Flyer PDF.

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


Mutual of America Foundation Community Partnership Award Competition

The Community Partnership Award honors the outstanding contributions that nonprofit organizations, in partnership with public, private and other social sector organizations, make to our communities. The competition is now open; applications are being accepted through July 1, 2023.

Six organizations are selected by an independent committee to receive a Community Partnership Award.

  • The Thomas J. Moran Award is given to the national award-winning program and includes $100,000 and a documentary video about the program. 
  • The Frances R. Hesselbein Award is given to a partnership that is addressing social challenges in more than one community, or which demonstrates the potential to be replicated in other communities. This recipient receives $50,000.
  • Four other organizations are named Honorable Mention recipients for their programs, and each receives $50,000.

The Westchester County Department of Community Mental Health Request for Proposals

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.” 


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