Capacity Building/Grant Writing Training, April 24th

CFBNP will provide the most up-to-date information to our constituents in Jamaica NY and the surrounding area on Grant Writing and Capacity Building training on Organizational Development, Strategic Planning Basics, Financial Management Basics, Performance Measurements and Evaluation and will discuss how to find and apply for grants.

Dan Pallotta: The way we think about charity is dead wrong

Philanthropy and Diversity

Views from Rockefeller Philanthropic Advisors.

Nonprofits in an Era of Reduced Government Spending - the New Normal?

In New York City, we have two million – that’s two million – out of 8.3 million residents at or below the federal poverty line of $23,550 for a family of four. The unemployment rate in the Big Apple for black and Latino males ages 18-24 hovers between 40 and 50 percent. And just last month, the City of New York housed 50,000 homeless individuals and families in temporary shelter. That’s the highest that figure has been in almost 20 years.

Federal Sandy Money - Were Is It?

The long wait …

Filling the gap in the meantime are many mutual aid and charity groups.

(I think I see some familiar faces in this video…)

More Sandy relief - WWE!

Fans can bid on hundreds of items in an online auction, including attending a NASCAR race with WWE superstar John Cena, meeting Tyra Banks on the set of “America’s Next Top Model,” or pitching entrepreneurial ideas to Mark Cuban.

The auction begins Monday and closes April 9 on charitybuzz.com.

Student Volunteers and Scholarships

Many scholarships have a necessary component of community service. Academic and athletic performance is important, but being a volunteer can give scholarship applicants a needed edge.

Donor Intent

“People didn’t give money for us to hold for a year or two. They gave because people are cold and hungry.”

Social Media and Relief Aid

Hurricane Sandy may have spawned the most documented disaster relief effort of all time.

NYC Block Grant Plans - Review Deadline April 4, 2013

We need New Yorkers to review Action Plan A and give your feedback. From today until April 4, 2013, the City will accept comments and incorporate them into the final Action Plan A that we will submit to the federal government. Comments must be received no later than Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 11:59 PM (EST).