Symposium discusses solutions to homelessness and mental illness in New York

Experts gathered at the event sponsored by HELP USA and hosted by City & State to discuss policies and practices to improve housing and mental health services for the unhoused.

New York City

New York Nonprofits say they’re suffering the worst staffing shortage in years

Organizations blame the shortfall on post-COVID-19 upheaval, a wage rise in Starbucks-type jobs and not enough public funding to offer higher salaries.


Nonprofits advocate for voting rights through midterms

Legal protections for voters expanded this summer when the landmark John Lewis Voting Rights Act was passed, yet threats continue to creep up in the court system.


Southampton cannabis dispensary takes shape to support Shinnecock Nation

Chenae Bullock, managing director of Little Beach Harvest, discusses how the Long Island marijuana operation will deliver on social and economic equity and when it will be open for business.

Power List

The 2022 Nonprofit Power 100

The public officials, philanthropic leaders and nonprofit executives leading the sector in New York.


New York Nonprofit Media hosts 2022 FundCon

The event provided fundraising professionals advice on storytelling, social media and more.


Commentary: Would you trade part of your future income to learn a more lucrative skill?

One Queens nonprofit's income-sharing program promises to elevate people into higher-paying jobs through training, and they want New York City to get on board.


NYC public-private partnership to deliver $8 million aimed at alleviating homelessness

The Homeless Assistance Fund will be used by nonprofit Breaking Ground to connect homeless New Yorkers with housing and treatment programs.


How New York lawmakers and nonprofits are taking action after Roe v. Wade

Various groups are increasing efforts to make abortion accessible to New Yorkers and out-of-staters.

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Editor's Note

Editor’s Note: NYN Media gets a new look

We’ve refreshed our website to improve on the user experience and better showcase news and opinion for New York’s nonprofit community.


Opinion: Can nonprofits help keep the peace in New York City?

The sector can help solve the problem of increased crime, while striking a balance between policing and community safety.


Nonprofit human services workers may finally get a raise through the state budget

Their cost-of-living increases were routinely cut out of the annual final agreement under then-Gov. Andrew Cuomo.


Opinion: Cuts to crime victim services funding will leave survivors behind

Tens of thousands of victims use the help to access vital community resources, recover from trauma, and get back on their feet in the wake of abuse, assault, or exploitation.


Asian American advocacy group wants $30 million in mental health services after attacks in NYC

A fatal stabbing in Chinatown was the latest violent crime driving a call for action.

Campaigns & Elections

Is this nonprofit responsible for Eric Adams’ primary win?

Show Up, Turn Out, launched a campaign to encourage Black New Yorkers to vote in the election and the result they say was a big bump in voter turnout.

Energy & Environment

Governors Island opens for winter and preps to lead NYC’s climate goals

Clare Newman, president and CEO of the Governors Island Trust, discusses the island’s new year-round schedule and how it plans to do climate-focused research and education in an interview with City & State.