COVID
NY HERO Act: Protecting Workers from Airborne Diseases

On May 5, 2021, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the New York Health and Essential Rights Act (NY HERO Act) into law.

Key Findings from the Mid-Hudson Valley Funders COVID-19 Rapid Response Survey

In April of 2020, the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) conducted a survey of the Dyson Foundation and other Mid-Hudson Valley Funders’ (“MHV Funders”) grantees, achieving a 38 percent response rate.

Hudson Valley Nonprofits Amidst COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 health crisis and its economic fall-out, a coalition of philanthropic grant makers in the nine (9) county Hudson Valley region (Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester counties) joined with the New York Council of Nonprofits, Inc.

Resources for social sector decision-making in the context of COVID-19

Over the course of two months starting in late April 2020, the Monitor Institute by Deloitte began a wide-ranging dialogue with a diverse group of more than 75 nonprofit leaders, foundation executives, and social sector experts from around the country to understand what they were seeing and experiencing and what they anticipate might be coming over the horizon.

DEI
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Assessment

NYCON and its affiliate, BoardStrong, have partnered with the Michigan Nonprofit Association (MNA) to provide an online assessment tool related to diversity, equity, and inclusion practices.

General Nonprofit Resources
2024 State of the Sector Report

The 2024 State of the Sector compiled by the New York Council of Nonprofits (NYCON) sheds light on the challenges and successes experienced by nonprofits across New York State over the past year.

Blue Avocado

Blue Avocado provides practical, provocative food for thought for nonprofit organizations on topics such as Management, Human Resources, Finance, Fundraising and more.

2023 NYS ALICE Report

ALICE is an ancronym for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed – households that earn more than the Federal Poverty Level, but less than the basic cost of living for the county (the ALICE threshold).

Hudson Valley Nonprofit Consultants

Hudson Valley Nonprofit Consultants is a professional network of consultants eager to work collaboratively with nonprofits to address challenges and maximize opportunities.

Mission and More: The Economic Power of the Hudson Valley’s Charitable Nonprofit Sector

Hudson Valley nonprofits emerged out of the pandemic-related economic downturn as strong and as essential to the regional economy as ever, while simultaneously addressing heightened human service and related needs, according to a comprehensive study conducted by the New York Council of Nonprofits, Inc.

Leap of Reason Offers Triage Tool for Nonprofits and Their Boards

The Big Reset Triage Tool offers a relatively quick way to identify and prioritize action items in times of crisis and change without adding to your already-heavy burden.

Human Resources
Nonprofit Workforce Crisis

The National Council of Nonprofits has recently been addressing the workforce crisis that has been sweeping the country, with a specific view on how this problem impacts nonprofits and the communities they serve.

Resource Development
Hudson Valley Gives provides platform for Nonprofits to reach Donors

Hudson Valley Gives is the region’s Annual Day of Giving to support local nonprofits. The Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan (CFOS) proudly leads #HVGives because it is more important than ever that organizations utilize digital strategies for fundraising, marketing, and donor cultivation.

Strategic Restructuring
SeaChange – A primer on Nonprofit Mergers & Sustained Collaborations

In light of the impact that COVID has had on many nonprofits, there has been significant interest within the sector regarding the best approach to mergers, shared administration, divestments, joint programs, and other types of sustained collaborations.

Value Proposition Tool

A report about articulating value within community-based and health care organization partnerships provided by the Center for Health Care Strategies.

A Decision Framework for Nonprofit Leaders and Boards

Executive Directors and Boards will need to take decisive and difficult action if the nonprofits they lead are to survive the COVID-19 crisis.

Building Capacity for Sustained Collaboration

The social sector is facing a perfect storm. Demand for community services keeps rising. At the same time, government funding is in decline, more philanthropy is concentrated in the hands of fewer funders, and smaller donors are giving less.