What's Hot at HSC!HSC Executive State Budget Statement (FY17)
Late in the evening on March 31, Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York’s legislative leaders announced an agreement on the Fiscal Year 2017 State budget. The FY 2017 spending plan includes some significant victories for the State’s workforce and for the human services sector... Read more here.
New York City Council Oversight Hearing: Challenges Facing Nonprofits in City Contracting
The New York City Council Committee on Contracts held an Oversight Hearing on Monday, April 4, 2016 on Challenges facing Nonprofits in City Contracting. Read HSC's testimony here. For more information from the hearing, click here.
HSC Commission Report Press Release
The Human Services Council, a leading advocate for nonprofits providing human services, today released a report calling for urgent reforms to prevent a looming crisis in the sector, which is responsible for delivering essential government services to 2.5 million New Yorkers each year. The report, New York Nonprofits in the Aftermath of FEGS: A Call to Action, identifies chronic problems and offers solutions for strengthening the nonprofit human services sector...Read the release here.
HSC 2015 Annual Report
HSC is pleased to release its 2015 Annual Report...Read it here.
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HSC In The NewsSome $230 million to cover minimum wage hikes for behavioral health providers - 4/15/16
Behavioral health and developmental disability providers have not been forgotten in the state’s efforts to cover the direct costs of raising the minimum wage. State and federal supplements for those providers will total more than $232 million in the first three fiscal years of the wage increases. That funding is in addition to money that was appropriated for home care agencies, nursing homes and hospitals...Read more here.
Nonprofits still facing challenges in city contracting process - 4/12/16
If we were looking up the phrase “procurement reform” in the dictionary, the definition would be the Human Services Council Report, “NY Nonprofits in the Aftermath of FEGS: A Call to Action.” New York City spends roughly $4 billion on human service contracts...While the report is a “call to action” for all levels of government – city, state and federal – the New York City Council Committee on Contracts is focused on procurement reform on the city level...Read more here.
City Approach to Nonprofit Contracting Questioned - 4/6/16
Human services nonprofits serve the city’s most vulnerable populations, providing a range of critical programs like foster care, homelessness services, after-school programs, mental health care, food pantries, and more. But, many of these organizations are faltering due to problems with the ways in which government approaches contracting...Read more here.
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