A blog for those interested in what affects, motivates and drives the New York City Nonprofit Sector — written by CRE’s crackerjack consulting team. We hope you use this space to share your thoughts, ask questions and engage in conversations about our city, social justice and the nonprofit sector.
The Osborne Association, Inc. is a nonprofit criminal justice organization with its headquarters in the Bronx. For 80 years, the Association has provided services to the accused, people currently or formerly incarcerated, and their children and families. The Osborne Association operates programs and has offices in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Rikers Island, Dutchess County, and several New York State correctional facilities. Read more >>
CRE is pleased to announce a new search for the Administrator of The Scherman Foundation - CLOSED
About The Scherman Foundation
Founded in 1941, The Scherman Foundation nurtures excellent nonprofit organizations and leaders in the fields of community development, environment, reproductive justice, human rights, the arts, and governmental accountability by providing long-term general operating support. It particularly values policy advocacy and grassroots organizing, believing that an engaged population creates multiple paths to equitable, sustainable, and structural social change. The Foundation has a special commitment to New York City, while also funding nationally and, in limited instances, internationally. Read more >>
The DOME, an acronym for Developing Opportunities through Meaningful Education, was founded in 1973 to challenge the myriad threats to youngsters who had fallen through the cracks of the traditional school system by creating an alternative school program. Our mission is to assist young people and their families who are economically, socially, and academically challenged to focus on their education as a means to success. Over the last forty years, The DOME has evolved into a multi-faceted organization designing and implementing a variety of programs and services geared towards educational success that integrates social services, academic intervention and support, career exploration, leadership development for young people, advocacy, and criminal justice. Read more >>
Turning Point is a non-profit organization helping economically disadvantaged people in Brooklyn, New York. Turning Point’s mission is to change lives by providing comfort and help to hurting people: working with disconnected youth, families in crisis, the homeless, substance abusers, the unemployed, persons infected with and affected by HIV, adult non-readers, and non-English speaking immigrants. Read more >>
The Chinese-American Planning Council (CPC), then known as the Chinatown Planning Council, was founded in 1965 as a grassroots community-based organization in response to the tremendous influx of Chinese immigrants after the change in immigration laws, and in the midst of the Great Society movement. Initially, CPC volunteers counseled families referred by local schools, and provided case management services to help immigrants adjust to their new homes. Filling a void in the community as the first social service agency to serve Chinese-Americans in New York, CPC began to expand its services based on the needs expressed by those in the community. Read more >>