Conversations with thought and organization leaders about issues that matter to New Yorks nonprofit sector.
Demonstrating Impact with St. Nicks Alliance and Change Capital Fund01/05/2018 Duração: 18min
Change Capital Fund has been investing in helping nonprofits demonstrate their impact. The data collection to make that happen can be a heavy lift, but staff members with St. Nick’s Alliance say that when it comes to improving outcomes for young people in their after school programs, it’s worth it. We invited Debra Sue Lorenzen, … Continue reading "Demonstrating Impact with St. Nicks Alliance and Change Capital Fund"
FPWA’s City Budget Priorities25/04/2018 Duração: 19min
With the release of New York City Mayor de Blasio’s executive budget looming, we sat down with Jennifer Jones-Austin, CEO and Executive Director of FPWA, to discuss where the nonprofit sector stands following the approval of the New York State budget and what her network of organizations will be looking for and advocating around as … Continue reading "FPWA’s City Budget Priorities"
Denham Wolf on Making Real Estate Decisions18/04/2018 Duração: 16min
Are you in the right neighborhood? Were you in the right neighborhood but now the neighborhood around you has changed? There are a lot of things for a nonprofit to consider when making real estate decisions. And For 20 years, Real estate firm Denham Wolf has worked with clients from Ifetayo Cultural Center to the … Continue reading "Denham Wolf on Making Real Estate Decisions"
Accounting for Revenue with BDO11/04/2018 Duração: 19min
Are those contract dollars you just received an exchange transaction or a contribution? BDO’s nonprofit accounting experts joined us to talk about attempts by the Financial Accounting Standards Board to settle that question and resolve other discrepancies related to how revenue is classified. They also lay out a seven-step plan detailing what you’ll need to … Continue reading "Accounting for Revenue with BDO"
Unite Us: Building Networks to Address Social Determinants of Health05/04/2018 Duração: 22min
In terms of measuring your impact, wouldn’t it be helpful to know, in real time, that the client who came to your senior center for a meal successfully connected with the health clinic and rent assistance program you referred them to? Or that the homeless family whose children you serve through your after school program … Continue reading "Unite Us: Building Networks to Address Social Determinants of Health"
Calling Out Disparities in Child Wellbeing Across New York City29/03/2018 Duração: 16min
Change takes time, but childhood does not last forever. A tool like Citizens Committee for Children of New York’s annual ranking of how each community district is addressing children’s well-being is useful to help child welfare nonprofits press their most high-priority needs. CCC’s executive director Jennifer March joins us to walk through the trends identified … Continue reading "Calling Out Disparities in Child Wellbeing Across New York City"
Investing in Staff and Improving Operations22/03/2018 Duração: 18min
Do your staff members get to hear you sing them happy birthday on their special day? Do they all have your home phone number so they can call you in an emergency? These are just a few of the tools Alan van Capelle, executive director of the Educational Alliance, uses to show his staff members … Continue reading "Investing in Staff and Improving Operations"
Improving the City’s Procurement Process for Human Services Nonprofits15/03/2018 Duração: 16min
The Nonprofit Resiliency Committee was launched by Mayor Bill de Blasio in September, 2016 to help improve collaboration and communication between the city and human services nonprofits. We invited Jennifer Geiling, associate director of the Mayor’s Office of Contract Services and executive director of the resiliency committee, to join us for an NYN Media Insights … Continue reading "Improving the City’s Procurement Process for Human Services Nonprofits"
The Past Repeats Itself in New York’s Juvenile Justice System07/03/2018 Duração: 18min
Alexandra Cox is a lecturer in sociology at the University of Essex and the author of Trapped in a Vise: The Consequences of Confinement for Young People. The book begins in 2003 when she became a caseworker in the public defender’s office in Harlem. She’s worked in criminal justice reform including with raise the age … Continue reading "The Past Repeats Itself in New York’s Juvenile Justice System"
Leading New York City’s Administration for Children’s Services Through Challenging Times01/03/2018 Duração: 19min
David Hansell’s first year as commissioner of the Administration for Children’s Services started with leading the agency through a time of intense scrutiny as he replaced Gladys Carrion following a number of high profile deaths of children in the agency’s care. Now he’s fighting to avoid proposed state budget cuts that would thwart many initiatives … Continue reading "Leading New York City’s Administration for Children’s Services Through Challenging Times"