Issue March 2016
Welcome to the new NPCC New York Nonprofits newsletter!
Your monthly newsletter is now paperless! All your important news and resources are still here but now in a convenient and user-friendly interface.  Where are the old issues? Don't worry, you can still view previous articles and old issues through our brand new website by clicking the 'NEWS' tab.

Tuesday, March 29th
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Wednesday, April 13th
9:30am - 11:30am
Tuesday, April 19th
9:30am - 11:30am
Thursday, April 21st
10:00am - 12:00pm
Friday, April 22nd
9:30am - 11:30am
To see our full workshop calendar,  click here .

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Catch up on NPCC's activities during the past year and find out what's happening in the nonprofit world. This year's event will include a panel discussion on diversity and inclusion organizational practices featuring top nonprofit experts and conclude with a networking reception.  Click here to register!

Check out the new and improved!  We listened to the feedback provided and made a bigger and better homepage for you.

Tell us what you think! Click here to let us know if you love it or if it still needs a little work.  We always value your feedback.

Nonprofit Excellence Awards
NPCC manages the Nonprofit Excellence Awards program, in collaboration with The New York Community Trust and Philanthropy New York. Now entering its 10th year, the program continues to grow teach, encourage, and honor management excellence in nonprofits throughout NYC, Long Island, and Westchester. 

The 2016 Awards will launch early next month. Tune in to the next issue of New York Nonprofits for more information about this year's application process. 

Trans Visibility And Philanthropy
Nonprofit Quarterly has just published the first of a 22 piece project, known as the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Project, which focuses on Trans* inclusion and visibility, philanthropy and policy as it affects transgender people.

As Election season approaches the IRS wants to remind you...
all section 501(c)(3) organizations are absolutely prohibited from directly or indirectly participating in, or intervening in, any political campaign on behalf of (or in opposition to) any candidate for elective public office. Don't lose your 501(3)(c) status!
FORM-990 New Filing Location
As of Monday, February 29th has begun accepting Form-990 (N) forms through their website. Prior to this small exempt organizations could do this submit only through the Urban Institute. For filing instructions and more info, click here to read more..

Communities of Color Nonprofit Stabilization Fund - 1 year later
The Communities of Color Nonprofit Stabilization Fund, the first of its kind in New York City, is designed to help small nonprofits build capacity. Last February, 80 nonprofits throughout New York City received a total of $2.5 million in funding to invest in capacity building and infrastructure projects during the first year of the grant.

Building Movement Project launches #BMPRaceSurvey
Open to all nonprofit staff and board members the survey focuses on experiences at work, views of leadership, and perspectives on nonprofits and race. Click HERE to take the survey.


Most nonprofits, NGO's and social sector organizations now have a Bridge number. The Bridge Registry - founded by the Foundation Center, Global Giving, Techsoup and Guidestar - was launched February 4th 2016 as a solution to the IRS' flawed EINs. Read more and find your Bridge number!
· Aleph Society
· American Friends of the National Gallery of Ireland
· Artsmith
· City Living NY
· Crossing Point Arts
· Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B Anthony Statue Fund
· jGirls Magazine- A Project of the Center for Jewish Culture and Creativity
· Soul of the Peruvian Andes
· The Ben Appelbaum Foundation
· We W.I.L.L. Thru Sports

Board Roles and Responsibilities
National Council of Nonprofits
Good governance is important to steer your organization to a healthy future.

Public Disclosure Requirements for Nonprofits
Transparency and disclosure can be achieved and maintained easily.

Nonprofits and the new OMB Uniform Guidance
National Council of Nonprofits & NPCC
Know your rights and how to protect them!
Read more
The Rooftops Conference NYC 2016
Friday April 1st
6th Annual symposium for not-for-profit sector focused on the role of real estate in achievement of mission by not-for-profit organizations of all sizes and mission types .

Free Legal Services for Long Island Nonprofits
Pro Bono Partnership
Friday April 1st
Could your nonprofit benefit from free legal services?

Donation Do's & Don'ts: Events, In-Kind Contributions and Confusing Issues
Better Business Bureau
Wednesday April, 20th
This program will reveal how executives can successfully address common donation issues, and will also include best practice tips.
New York Nonprofits is a monthly publication of the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York, Inc. (NPCC).
Editor: Heysha Nameri, Communications Coordinator
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Board Officers: 
Ian J. Benjamin, Chair
Vice Chairs: Robert Acton, Joyce M. Bove, Richard Burns, Gregory Cohen, Barbara Schatz
Treasurer: Charlene Laniewski
Secretary: Merble Reagon

Board Members: Victoria Bailey, Diana Davenport, Leslie Goldman, Ronda Kotelchuck, Patricia Kozu, Antoinette La Belle, Larry Lee, Sheila Lewandowski, Roland Lewis, Carolyn McLaughlin, Karen Pearl, Michael Seltzer, Emily Smith, JoAnn D. Smith, Richard Souto, Sarah (BJ) Sung, Stephanie Thomas, Eileen Torres, G. Robert Watts, Jo-Ann Yoo; Sharon Stapel, President ex oficio
Michael Clark, President Emeritus |  Jonathan A. Small, Esq., President Emeritus |  Peter Swords, Esq., President Emeritus |  John E. Craig, Jr., Cha irman Emeritus

Copyright © 2016 Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York, Inc. New York Nonprofits is published twelve times a year. Select articles may be reprinted in print form (they may not be printed in any medium other than print form) with the express permission of the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York, Inc.