What's Hot at HSC!HSC 2016 Annual Report
HSC recently opted to remove a few seats from our boardroom as a way to make quicker decisions, engage more members and improve our advocacy efforts for the nonprofit sector. Click here to read the full article.Community Portraits Press Release - 10/5/16
HSC will award $10,000 grants to 14 nonprofit organizations in partnership with Measure of America with funding provided by The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust. The winning organizations submitted projects that illuminate important issues in their community using indicators from DATA2GO.NYC, a free, online data mapping and visualization tool with 350 indicators of human need and well-being. Read the full press release here.
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HSC In The NewsNonprofit coalition wants more money from Albany for human services sector - 2/3/17
Advocates have long argued that government contracts do not meet the cost of providing services such as food for the hungry and care for the elderly. They have also repeatedly said that social services are on the brink of collapse because they are so underfunded. The latest coalition, named “Restore Opportunity Now,” is made up of 350 organizations... Read more here .Non-profit groups call for more funding in the state budget for disabled care - 1/27/17
Human service agencies from across central New York have joined the fight to ask Gov. Andrew Cuomo to increase funding in the state budget for the non-profits that help disabled New Yorkers. Spending on human services by New York state has dropped by an average of 1.3 percent every year for the last six years, and it’s making it harder for non-profit organizations to do their job. Tania Anderson runs ARISE, an agency that helps the disabled. Workers there often help these individuals find jobs. “One of the ironies of the current marketplace, is that our employment staff often earns a lower hourly wage than the individuals they are placing,” said Anderson. Read more here .Nonprofit shouldn't mean nonviable in New York - 1/26/17
Many parts of [Governor Cuomo's] agenda are noble progressive causes to secure the middle class, expand access to education and address social issues plaguing the state, as well as those we see coming with the new administration in Washington, D.C. But without a strong nonprofit sector to stand with him, implement his proposals and be on the front lines of the fight for social justice, his agenda will by stymied and New Yorkers will not get the quality services they need to build strong communities. Read more here .Local groups push for increased state funding for non-profits - 1/26/17
"Meeting the other requirements of state funded contracts, there's insufficient funding in order to be able to carry out the excellent work that the agencies do to serve our Central New York community," said Loretta Zolkowski of the Human Services Leadership Council of Central New York" Read more here.
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