What's Hot at HSC!HSC Honors First Lady of NYC Chirlane McCray with Equity Champion Award!
HSC is proud to announce that we will be honoring the First Lady of NYC, Chirlane McCray, with our inaugural Equity Champion Award. We are also excited to be honoring Capalino+Company as our Friend of the Sector and The Alternatives to Incarceration/Reentry Coalition as our Advocacy Champion. Purchase your tickets to HSC's 2015 LAR now!
Nonprofit Infrastructure Capital Investment Program RFA
The long-awaited $50 million Nonprofit Infrastructure Capital Investment Program Request for Applications has been released. The RFA, is now available via Grants Gateway and will provide bonded capital grants for projects to improve the quality, efficiency, and accessibility of nonprofit human services organizations that serve New Yorkers. Read more here.
Wage Implementation Details Released
The details on the implementation of the City COLA and living wage have been sent to providers via email from HHS Accelerator. Providers should check their emails to ensure they have received this communication for applicable contracts. HSC would like to thank its members and partners for its advocacy efforts to secure the COLA. We would also like to thank the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies (FPWA) and the Fiscal Policy Institute (FPI) for spearheading advocacy efforts on the $11.50 wage floor. Read more here.
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HSC In The NewsInvesting in New York's Human Capital
Recently, New York's Governor Cuomo announced he will establish a mandatory $15 minimum wage for all state workers...this is a welcome policy change and Governor Cuomo should be applauded for his efforts. Now, it's time for the governor to do the same for the thousands of human service employees working on state contracts...Read more here.
Rev. Calvin Butts seeks salvation for the church-based organization that resurrected Harlem
Michelle Jackson, HSC's Associate Director, was quoted in the above article on Abyssinian Development Corp., the church-based housing and social-services organization. Regarding Abyssinian's current situation, she says, “Many local nonprofits are finding that government support isn't keeping up with demand.” Read more here.
New York Times Letter to the Editor
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