In This Newsletter:

  • NPW Events & Affinity Group Meetings
    • Regional Nonprofit Meet-Ups
    • AI Adoption Plan - June 27
  • Member News
  • Important Voting Information
  • Member and Community Events & Resources
    • Mental Health Panel
    • Photographic Justice – The Corky Lee Story
    • Center for Community Alternatives Free Virtual Event - Clean Slate Update
  • Funding



We are excited to launch our Regional Nonprofit Member Meet-Ups. Join fellow NPW 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. 

NPW staff and board members will be on-site to discuss ways to provide even greater support to our nonprofit members. Let’s unite and inspire one another toward greater impact and success! All staff from member organizations are welcome to join! Refreshments will be served.



June 12, 5:00 - 7:00 PM, CV Rich Mansion: NPW Summer Celebration & Networking Party

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


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



The Sharing Shelf has officially opened its on-site Teen Boutique, which operates as a free store for low-income Westchester teenagers. This unique free store, located beside The Sharing Shelf's Clothing Bank, provides a dignified shopping experience for teens referred by schools and nonprofits. If you’re interested in requesting an appointment for your clients, please contact Niki Grados, Teen Boutique Program Director at or 914-305-5950.

The NPW Member News page keeps our active NPW community informed and connected. NPW members are encouraged to share all types of news about their organizations: new hires, grants received, recognition, awards, and new initiatives. Submit news HERE.




Important Voting Deadlines

Absentee Ballot and *NEW* Early Mail Ballot Information

  • Saturday, June 15, 2024 (ten days before the election): Last day for an application for a mailed absentee ballot or a mailed early mail ballot to be received by the Board of Elections. 
  • Monday, June 24, 2024 (one day before the election): Last day to apply in person at the Westchester County Board of Elections for an absentee ballot.
  • Tuesday, June 25, 2024: Last day to postmark a completed absentee or early mail ballot or to submit an absentee ballot or early mail ballot in person to the Westchester County Board of Elections or any polling site by the close of the polls.

VOTE 411 has all your election information to:

  • Check your registration status
  • Find your polling place
  • See what is on your ballot
  • Print your ballot selections
  • Learn about the candidates
  • View recorded candidate forums


Healthcare Talent Pipeline Training Program (HTPP) - Spring/Summer Courses Now Open

Click HERE for classes at Southern Westchester BOCES that start May 20 & 28. Click HERE for classes at SUNY Westchester Community College that start May 28, June 1 & 4.

Westchester County Human Rights Commission: Photographic Justice – The Corky Lee Story: May 23

WHRMA Mental Health in the Workplace: May 29

YWCA - Understanding & Overcoming Imposter Syndrome: May 29

National Council of Nonprofits OMB Grants Reform Nationwide Free Webinar: May 30

Construction Focused Job Fair: May 30

Grassi 2024 Hybrid Nonprofit Symposium: June 4th

This annual half-day Nonprofit Symposium will bring together leaders in nonprofit finance, organizational development and technology. Join nonprofit advisors, industry peers, and special guest speakers to discuss top strategies to help your organization succeed. Attend In-Person or Virtually.

Grant Professionals Lower Hudson: Unlocking NYS Funding: Understanding the Consolidated Funding Application: June 5

Break the Hold's 6th Annual "Into the Light Walk"

Center for Community Alternatives Free Virtual Event with information on the Clean Slate Act: June 17

Center for Community Alternatives is hosting a free virtual event on June 17 highlighting their work across New York State. This event will give community members a behind the scenes look at some of their most critical statewide work. In addition, they will also be highlighting stories of their efforts to pass The Clean Slate Act and work empowering youth across the state.

Center for Community Alternatives (CCA) supports and builds power with people across New York State who have been affected by mass incarceration, criminalization and community disinvestment.

League of Women Voters of Westchester Candidate Forums for June Primary

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; email with event graphic, registration link and brief description.



Community and School Safety and Violence Interruption Grants

United Way Teams Up with PEPSI x Mary J. Blige Strength of a Woman Partnership to Launch $100,000 Fund to Support Yonkers Women

As a returning co-presenting partner of Mary J. Blige’s “Strength of a Woman Festival and Summit,” Pepsi is launching the Pepsi x Mary J. Blige Strength of a Woman Community Fund, with $100,000 available as grants to local organizations whose work elevates and educates underserved women in Yonkers.

The fund created in partnership with United Way of Westchester and Putnam, which helps residents become self-sufficient and thrive in a stronger community, is open to Yonkers-based non-profit organizations addressing the needs of women who are underserved, marginalized, or living paycheck-to-paycheck. Applications can be submitted online by June 1, 2024 at

Field Hall Foundation Fall 2024 Grant Cycle

Field Hall Foundation is accepting Letters of Inquiry for their Fall 2024 grant cycle. The deadline to submit is May 31st and grantees will be notified of grant decisions at the end of September. The Foundation supports programs and projects that directly improve the lives of low-income OLDER ADULTS and their CAREGIVERS. Priority is given to programs that address their most basic needs. Funding requests can range from $5,000 to $50,000+; requests for small capital projects can be for up to $15,000. Visit for eligibility requirements and recent grants.

Ruth Taylor Scholarship

Westchester County graduate students pursuing social work or public health careers are invited to apply for scholarship assistance through the Ruth Taylor Scholarship Fund.

The fund was established in tribute to Ruth Taylor upon her retirement as the county’s Commissioner of Public Welfare and in recognition of her nearly four decades of outstanding service. The annual awards are sponsored by United Way of Westchester and Putnam, the Westchester County government, and the Urban League of Westchester County. Applicants must be residents of Westchester County and enrolled in graduate studies in Social Work or Public Health on a full-time basis. The submission deadline is Monday, June 3, 2024.

Westchester Women's Bar Association Grant

The WWBA Foundation provides monetary grants on an annual basis to local organizations whose missions and goals are aligned with those of the Foundation. The application form must be submitted by May 26th. Grant Request Form

Funding for Mental Health Initiatives through Brown & Brown Insurance: Shifting Gears on Brain Health Funding Opportunity

The Shifting Gears on Brain Health Donor Advisory Committee has extended the application deadline to Friday, May 24. Decisions will be made in August and recipients notified by 9/1/2024. 
For more information, please contact Erica Martinson, Marketing Team Leader,; (914) 607-4561. 

Mother Cabrini Health Foundation Grants

Does your organization support healthcare and related needs for New Yorkers around the state? Apply with a Letter of Inquiry (LOI) through MCHF's five Program Areas. Click here to watch a webinar with an overview of the application process.

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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