What's Hot at HSC!HSC's Restore Opportunity Now Campaign Launch 12/8/16
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.
HSC's New Board - 9/16/16
On Wednesday, September 14, HSC members voted in a new Board of Directors during the Annual Membership Meeting. The Board Slate can be found here. HSC would like to thank all of its members and Board members for your continued support and participation.
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HSC In The NewsNYN Media Insights Podcast: #15andfunding coalition members on the minimum wage increase - 1/5/17
NYN Media convened their "'wage warriors,' leaders of the coalition that called for a $15 minimum wage floor and funding for it through government contracts, to discuss how nonprofits are coping with the payroll increase that comes with the state’s move toward a $15 minimum wage and how they are recalibrating their advocacy efforts in the wake of Trump’s election." Read more here.
State’s proposed overtime rule could pile on another unfunded mandate - 12/27/16
“Though a federal regulation to increase the number of workers who qualify for overtime has stalled, some New York-based nonprofits are responding to a proposed state rule that would grant more workers overtime – but potentially undercut their struggling budgets." Read more here.
Positioning themselves as a bulwark against Trump, nonprofits re-frame funding requests
Social services providers urged Mayor de Blasio to provide a $50 million increase to cover increasing administrative costs and stressed that supporting their organizations has only become more critical under a Trump administration. HSC and other advocates are urging City Hall to add money to the “Other Than Personal Services” (OTPS) budget line, which covers non-staffing costs such as utilities, rents, office equipment and repairs. Read more here.
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