In This Newsletter:

  • 2024 ALICE report
  • NPW Events & Recaps
  • Member and Community Events & Resources
    • 21-Day Social Justice & Equity Challenge
    • Transgender Equity Study
  • Funding


Though wages for the lowest paid jobs have risen across the country at the fastest rate in four decades, the number of households struggling to get by in Westchester grew by approximately 7,500. As a result, a total of 12,823 households, or 36% in Westchester County, were living paycheck to paycheck, according to a new update from United Way of Westchester and Putnam and its research partner United For ALICE. To read the update and access online, interactive dashboards that provide data on financial hardship at the state, county and local levels, visit

ALICE: Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed, earning above the Federal Poverty Level but less than what’s needed to survive in the current economy. ALICE workers include childcare providers, home health aides and cashiers — those working low-wage jobs, with little or no savings and one emergency from poverty.


Upcoming NPW Affinity Groups

Upcoming NPW Affinity Groups


Regional Nonprofit Member Meet-Ups - Next Up: Northern Westchester on June 20th and Sound Shore on June 26th. Join fellow NPW Nonprofit members for a chance to come together in a relaxed setting, foster connections with colleagues, meet new peers, and engage in meaningful discussions about shared concerns and opportunities. Please note: Meet Ups are for our Nonprofit members only. Roundtable introductions starting at 2:30 PM. 

June 21, 10:00 - 11:30 AM, Virtual: NPW Disabilities Providers Affinity Group Meeting: New Federal Regulations to Strengthen Protections Against Disabilities Discrimination

June 27, 9:00 - 10:15 AM, Virtual: Your AI Adoption Plan


September 12, 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM, WLS: Advocacy Learning Lab 


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



What a beautiful day we had on Wednesday, June 12 for our Summer Celebration & Networking Party at the CV Rich Mansion!


With over 120 people in attendance, Westchester's nonprofit, business, and government sectors came together for an evening of connection, collaboration, and celebration. Thank you for joining us and sharing in our dedication to strengthening the sector.

A huge thanks to those who contributed to the success of the evening:

Elijah Washington speaks at Camp Morty

Last Wednesday, June 12th, the Westchester Parks Foundation unveiled Camp Morty’s new and refurbished cabins, expanding their capacity to serve more underserved youth in Westchester. 

Our very own Elijah Washington, Training & Resource Associate, delivered a heartwarming speech about the profound impact Camp Morty has had on his life, both as a camper and staff member over six summers. We are #NPWProud of Elijah's journey and the incredible work being done at Camp Morty to support and inspire the next generation.



21-Day Social Justice & Equity Challenge: June 17 - Jul 19

United Way, YWCA White Plains and Central Westchester, and the Westchester Center for Racial Equity are hosting the 2024 21-Day Social Justice & Equity Challenge. We are proud to be a community partner - join us now. Sign up at

Transgender Equity Study

Transgender Equity Study

The report found that transgender people face higher rates of unemployment, lower incomes, less educational attainment and higher rates of justice involvement due to discrimination.

View All Member Events HERE

NPW Members: Have your upcoming event listed on our widely viewed Nonprofit Community Calendar and use it as a scheduling resource.



NewYork-Presbyterian Community Fund

In 2023, NewYork-Presbyterian launched the Community Fund with the goal of empowering local community-based organizations to help combat environmental and external factors that affect the health outcomes of individuals in our shared communities. By providing targeted and scaled funding for programs that tackle social determinants of health, NewYork-Presbyterian is committed to supporting CBOs in bridging health disparities across New York City and Westchester. The Community Fund offers grants ranging from $75,000 to $150,000 annually, extendable for up to two years, with a maximum award of $300,000. The deadline to apply is June 23.

The New York Community Trust - Request for Proposals for Grants to Advance Systems and Policy Change 

Grants will support nonprofits engaged in state-level advocacy around major issues affecting the lives and well-being of people in all eight counties. Apply HERE. Deadline: June 20. Questions about the RFP can be sent to Barbara Taveras, Special Projects Officer.

NYS Community and School Safety and Violence Interruption Grants. Applications are now being accepted for:

For more information, click HERE or contact Jacinta Chen, Hudson Valley Regional Director, Office of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. 

2024 Mutual of America Foundation Community Partnership Award Competition Now Open

The Mutual of America Foundation Community Partnership Award recognizes outstanding nonprofit organizations in the United States that have shown exemplary leadership by facilitating partnerships with public, private, or social sector leaders. Application deadline is July 1, 2024.


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