Broadway Cares Shows It Does Care About Hurricane Victims

The tally of damages done by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria is still climbing, already assumed somewhere north of $200 billion dollars. Many communities, particularly in hard-hit Puerto Rico, will never recover to what they were. The need for aid is immense, and barely even touched by FEMA and government efforts. Much of the hope […]

Federal Cuts Might Hurt Existing Contracts in NYC

Since Donald Trump won the U.S. election, there has been concern in the nonprofit field that his proposals could result in less federal funding, which seems likely. But for most nonprofits, this is a future problem, one that requires looking for other funding opportunities to supplant or replace that funding. But for nonprofits in New […]

Study Ranks Quality of Charity Markets Across Country

A lot of factors go into charity work, and a lot of factors go into evaluating charities. A recent study of the 30 largest charity markets–that is, the cities that have the largest philanthropic effect–has some interesting information to share. The 30 markets, which were reviewed by charity watchdog Charity Navigator, account for 65% of […]

Top NYC Charity Benefits in Spring 2015

  Many charitable organizations organize lavish charity galas and events during the spring in New York City. These events invite prominent donors to dine, dance, drink, and raise money for incredible causes that benefit the arts, employment initiatives, health, social justice, and more. Here are some of the most anticipated charitable events of the spring […]

Hedge Funders Raise $275K for StreetWise Partners in NYC

Last week StreetWise Partners, a New York City-based nonprofit that transforms the lives of disadvantaged, low-income people by helping them realize their career potential, hosted its annual Poker Tournament to raise funds for the organization. The event was dubbed “Raising the Ante,” and invited NYC’s hedge fund heavyweights, private equity leaders, and a few special […]