News & Views

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.

Are Too Many Nonprofits Starting Up in Hard Times?

By Louisa Hackett - Every year CRE gets dozens of calls from people who want to start a non-profit.  And, every year we hear other people say, there are too many nonprofits already, why do we need another one starting-up? Isn’t there an organization that does that already? Why support a new, untested organization when so many exist already?  And, why establish a new organization now when the economy is so bad and so many existing nonprofits are having a hard time making it.   Read more >>

Find us on:  CRE on Twitter CRE on Facebook  

News and Views


Nonprofit Tools Data Starved publications What is Core? Rashid Littlejohn Randall Quan Holly Delany Cole Karen Erdos Board of Directors Advocacy Governance as Leadership Featured Items Fran Barrett Harvard Kennedy School capacity building Albany executive Barbara Turk guest blogger evaluation proposal writing New York City Government New York Foundation Huffington Post bookkeeping CRE Executive Search government Stanford Social Innovation Review Development Survey New York Times Client News Philanthropic Collaborative lower Manhattan NYCCCOC Peter Block Maria Mottola Ero Gray media Beth Kobliner Needs Assessment Volunteers Nonprofit leadership Data Jeff Ballow Rona Taylor HR Without HR civic engagement internal controls IT New York Government News jobs harvard business school staff MAC AIDS Fund collaborations grantmakers generative CRE POV fundraising nonprofit ownership board leadership RFP Nonprofit Sustainability executive transition Valyrie Laedlein accountability NYS Budget New York Community Trust Neighborhood Based Capacity Building Initiative Nonprofit News I.T. without I.T. rockaways Mark Light United Way of NYC 30th Anniversary arts mergers queens Hurricane Sandy Interns National and Community Service hard times Alliance for Nonprofit Management Bill Ryan Daring to Lead CRE Tips Fran's Corner case statement record keeping foundations Pavitra Menon HIV/AIDS services providers nonprofit management Pamela Dicent Michael Hickey nonprofit leaders Ximena Rua-Merkin Barbara Blumenthal announcment strategic alliances Sector Research postponed event grantmakers for effective organizations Useful Links Funding Updates cre community nonprofit accountability nonprofit start-ups National Committee of Responsive Philanthropy Jean Lobell Louisa Hackett Government Updates Nonprofit Quarterly computers House Party Coaching handling the unexpected CRE News board and staff relations website, resources, announcements President Obama nonprofit mergers Mohan Sikka tips