Welcome New Members
We are proud to announce the following new NPW nonprofit and business members. We are excited about the contribution and expertise that all of you will make in strengthening and enriching the nonprofit sector in Westchester.
It's more important than ever for nonprofits to stand out when soliciting funders and donors, promoting programming, and raising overall awareness. Eye-catching graphic design by Jill Singer Graphics (JSG) is the solution. Jill’s work is literally attractive — grabbing attention (the first hurdle) and inspiring people to take action, which produces measurable results. Clients work directly with Jill on every project, and for those who need services beyond design, Jill utilizes a trusted team of collaborative freelancers. Graphic design and marketing services include: branding, websites, email campaigns, annual reports, brochures, newsletters, direct mail, events invitations and journals, posters, ads, catalogs and trade show displays.
The Michael Nolan Scholarship Fund was established in the memory of Michael Nolan - a gifted athlete, drafted by the Oakland A's in 2014. The fund will award a scholarship in Michael's name to 8 Senior students athletes from Yonkers Public Schools (one graduating senior from every high school). This scholarship will assist a special student athlete that may not ordinarily be able to afford to attend college without some type of financial assistance.
Solarus Tech founders wanted a better solution for small–medium businesses and NGOs. Solarus does everything related to IT support. They offer everything from managed IT services, network architecture, cloud services & Office365, wireless access to phone systems, hardware/software sales, cabling, telecom expense management, and consulting - meaning you have one 24/7 team to cover every tech-related need.
The mission of Hit a Home Run Against Drugs is to promote healthy lifestyle choices in communities through empowerment and education that promotes the development of positive behavioral, academic and mental health outcomes in youth. Hit a Home Run Against Drugs supports young people and families to make responsible, healthy choices, especially in avoiding the use of alcohol, tobacco and illegal drugs. Programming is based on research that shows the most effective drug prevention strategies promote overall health, goals, self-esteem, and the ability to make good decisions. The mascot “Homer” reminds children of the message: “Be A Slugger…Hit A Home Run Against Drugs!”
CHOICE of New York provides no cost assistance to those in need of benefits, housing, case management and health services. They are a successful peer-run non-profit mental health advocacy agency with over 15 years of experience and many awards for Excellence in Service for Peer Advocacy and Homeless Outreach programs. Beyond the traditional definition, CHOICE helps people to restore dignity in their lives. People who have fallen, and continue to fall, and can’t figure out how to get up again. People who have become lost in a bureaucratic system that intimidatingly complex. People who have lost their homes, their families, their health and are challenged by the daunting test of how to keep going.
The Stepping Stones Foundation preserves the historic home and archives of Bill and Lois Wilson, co-founders, respectively, of Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon Family Groups, and commemorates their achievements in the field of recovery from alcoholism. The Foundation, created by Lois Wilson in 1979, maintains the historic home and its contents, the writing studio, archives, gardens, and grounds, and offers guided tours by reservation. It received the honor of being designated as a National Historic Landmark in 2012 by the U.S. Department of Interior.
County Harvest is a nonprofit food rescue organization serving Westchester County. Their mission is to help communities in Westchester by connecting food donors with agencies serving people in need. They have more than 500 dedicated volunteers who rescue excess, unsold food from dozens of food donors including supermarkets, wholesalers, caterers, country clubs, farms, bakeries, bagel shops and corporate caterers and deliver it immediately to nearby soup kitchens, food pantries and homeless shelter making a difference in people’s lives.
Plan A Advisors has five decades of experience in nonprofit management, fundraising and organizational development across the widest range of organizations, institutions and philanthropies. Plan A provides strategic & business planning, governance & leadership development, partnerships & mergers and feasibility studies & fundraising campaigns. For nonprofits, limited resources and heightened accountability are the new normal. Designing effective and efficient pathways to setting and meeting compelling goals is what governing bodies, organizational leaders and funders demand. Clients hire Plan A for exceptional guidance, and to get it right…the first time.
For more than 160 years, M&T has helped people and businesses manage their money and make sound financial decisions, so they can live better today and realize their goals for tomorrow. M&T exists to make a difference in people’s lives. That’s why they’re committed to empowering the communities that are important to you, and supporting the groups that make you feel appreciated, cared for and connected.
NYPALC is the federation of Portuguese-American organizations in the State of New York. Currently, with 70 member organizations, NYPALC is the voice of the Portuguese Americans in the State of New York with the mission of representing, advocating, promoting and defending the interests and rights of the Portuguese American Community in New York State, and foster good-fellowship. NYPALC is an independent, non-profit organization with no political affiliations that empowers the New York Portuguese and Portuguese American citizens through advocacy, civic engagement, community development and, education.
The Green Business Partnership (GBP) was founded in 2009 as the Westchester Green Business Challenge, a program of the Business Council of Westchester in partnership with Westchester County and Green Team Spirit LLC. In 2014, they expanded to offer an official green certification available to organizations that complete a rigorous and rewarding process to reduce environmental impact. GBP provides a solution to organizations that want to go green but lack the time and expertise to incorporate sustainability into their core mission. Responding to widespread demand for access to the GBP’s propriety tools and turnkey system, the Green Business Partnership was launched in 2017 in order to make the program available to businesses throughout New York State.
The mission of JGT Public Relations is to increase public engagement among all racial, ethnic and cultural communities to make the Lower Hudson Valley and Long Island better places for everyone. If you want to make a splash along the Hudson and the Sound, they’re your firm for nonprofit consulting. JGT specializes in publicity and media training, and their strong relationships with area journalists give you increased opportunities to "be vocal."
Abbott House builds lasting foundations under children, families and adults with complex needs. They support nearly 2,800 children in foster care, unaccompanied immigrant minors, adults with developmental disabilities and struggling families in the New York Metropolitan area and the Hudson Valley by providing safety, promoting healing and restoring hope. The heart of their work is dedicated to helping human beings recover from deep trauma or intervening to prevent trauma in the first place. They work hard to reunite families, create new ones and make promising futures a reality so those entrusted to our care feel a sense of belonging rooted in home and community.
The Concorde Group, a full service staffing organization located in White Plains, NY, consists of three companies: Concorde Personnel, Concorde Search Associates and Concorde Temporary Staffing. Each division is staffed by seasoned professionals who provide expertise in recruitment, screening and placement of top talent in a range of disciplines including Administrative, Accounting, Banking, Legal, HR, Mortgage Banking, Private Equity, Digital Marketing and Real Estate.
Ranked the #1 private, four-year college in the nation for upward economic mobility by Harvard University’s Opportunity Insights, Pace University provides a transformative education for its diverse students—academically, professionally, and socioeconomically. Pace prepares students to become leaders in their fields by providing an education that combines exceptional academics with real-world experiences including internships, research, clinicals, civic engagement, and study abroad.
JDM Benefits understands the needs of employers. They offer unique solutions tailored to your organization’s insurance and benefits needs as well as risk exposure. Their cross-divisional teams of industry specialists collaborate to address your critical challenges, and serve as a dedicated and active partner providing access to their preferred programs and resources. For decades, JDM Benefits has been serving the needs of employers as insurance broker, agent, and claims advocate. The JDM Benefits team will help you manage your risk and attract great employees with well-structured benefit programs.
Levitt-Fuirst Insurance is one of New York’s most respected middle market independent insurance agencies. Their clients range from large worldwide manufacturers to local businesses, each with their own unique insurance needs. Their goal is to address your risk management needs and issues promptly, pleasantly, and thoroughly, so that you can address other important areas of your personal and business life.
Brown & Brown, Inc. is the sixth largest independent insurance brokerage in the nation. They provide risk management solutions to help protect what customers value most. They offer insurance products and services to businesses, corporations, governmental institutions, professional organizations, trade associations, families, and individuals in four business segments, Retail, National Programs, Wholesale, and Services, offer. The Brown & Brown culture is built on integrity, innovation, superior capabilities, and discipline - looking at insurance differently and use our experience, carrier relationships, and principled customer focus to deliver superior service and solutions.
Paycor's platform modernizes the way you manage people, from the way you recruit, onboard and develop talent to the way you pay and retain them, and build a company culture. Whatever your people management goals are, they’ll help you accomplish them with the right technology and the best support and thought leadership. Like everyone, you want to attract top talent. You want to get smarter about creating strategic benefit packages. And you want to use data to predict the future needs of your business. With the right technology and expertise every step of the way, Paycor can help you get to the next level.
My HR Department is an industry leader in connecting small business owners and managers with customized, outsourced Human Resource solutions that match their needs. They work closely with small business owners, managers and entrepreneurs, to identify opportunities to improve for your existing HR practices and procedures and provide a single point of contact for all HR needs and a dedicated team of former Fortune 500 Human Resource professionals, highly skilled at alleviating on-going, time-sensitive HR practices inherent in any business.
Nepperhan Community Center provides a safe nurturing environment where children of all ages are equipped with necessary life skills. Their educational, social, spiritual, and emotional needs are addressed through interactive events, such as academic enrichment, sports, cultural arts, and workshops focusing on boosting self-esteem, confidence conflict resolution, and team building, while they learn to value and appreciate cultural diversity.
Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center is a flagship delivery model for excellent community healthcare. Regardless of their ability to pay, patients receive comprehensive health services of the highest quality in an atmosphere of humane care, dignity and respect.
United Way helps local residents in Westchester and Putnam become self-sufficient and thrive in a stronger community. It does so by studying and researching the issues, such as with the ALICE report, which found that 4 out of 10 local households are struggling to make ends meet. It then develops measurable solutions through its programs. It also creates community partnerships with other nonprofits, for-profit businesses, government, schools and universities, as well as individuals, because together we can create lasting change. United Way of Westchester and Putnam starts where people are most in need – helping people in crisis or with pressing needs get connected to services through United Way’s 2-1-1 helpline.
Mutual of America recognizes that so many individuals have had to face difficult health and financial issues head-on at the same time and do their best to navigate through them, while also quickly adapting to new daily routines. Likewise, when most of their 1,100 employees quickly shifted to working from home, they focused on staying connected with their clients virtually and ensuring that all aspects of their investment and retirement services continued successfully without missing a beat.
The mission of the National Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependence/Westchester, Inc. is to provide information, education, intervention and referrals, with the goal to educate the public regarding the disease of substance abuse disorders. Over the years, the Council has helped to thousands of individuals in the Westchester County community struggling with drug or alcohol dependence.
Her Honor Mentoring is a work-based mentoring program providing young women with an opportunity to explore diverse career paths and gain the confidence necessary to meet the demands of our 21st century workforce. Mentees are bright, enthusiastic young women in their senior year of high school with BIG aspirations. Nearly all are from lower income homes, and proud to be the first in their families to pursue higher education. Her Honor mentors are successful working women from diverse industries and professions, who recognize mentoring as a practical solution to helping young women succeed.
Glickhouse Consulting, Inc. is a financial risk management firm advising debtors which are in loan default on restructuring options with their lenders. Its principal, David Glickhouse, is an accomplished Senior Bank Debt expert with a great depth of experience in commercial lending, real property and equipment dispositions, loan workout/documentation, with specialty knowledge of legal and regulatory issues affecting all lending activities. During his banking career, Mr. Glickhouse was recognized by senior credit management for his unique ability to synthesize a broad range of credit-related data and concepts and for his negotiation capabilities. With the legislative phases of the federal CARES ACT being signed into law beginning March 2020 in response to COVID-19, Glickhouse Consulting has stood ready to help borrowers with bank-underwritten SBA loans (PPP) or direct SBA credit (Economic Injury Disaster Loans) and to assist other borrowers endeavoring to restructure their existing debt during this turbulent economic climate.
The Grant Professionals of Lower Hudson, Inc. is a nonprofit organization committed to enhancing fundraising and philanthropy in the lower Hudson Valley through the advancement of grantsmanship. We build and support the non-profit community by providing grant writing educational enrichment, advocacy, networking, professional development, and support for grant seekers and grant writing professionals.
The mission of the Northeast STEM Starter Academy at Mt. Vernon is to introduce the marvels of science to children on a systematic, frequent and regularly scheduled basis, enabling at-risk students to experience, explore and personalize the resulting discoveries. NSSA seeks to create a center that will provide students with access and exposure to enriched STEM learning that can empower them with the desire, motivation and skills needed to pursue careers as doctors, scientists, technologists and engineers.
Veekast helps businesses and nonprofits get more clients using video targeting strategies or interactive event technologies. Their video services include the production & marketing of branding, commercial, corporate, event, promotional & more. Veekast is widely known for their highly effective Fundameter fundraising tool. Their VirtEventPro™ Service was recently featured in several publications, and helped Volunteer New York! break their fundraising goal for their first virtual fundraiser this past April.
Privately owned and operated for more than 35 years, CClean has been delivering high quality and professional commercial cleaning services for a wide range of clients. They specialize in providing comprehensive, value-added solutions using sustainable products and the latest in new technologies.
Inspiria Outdoor delivers exceptional value in the delivery of strategic outdoor advertising placements locally, regionally and nationally. Their primary objective is to substantially increase a company’s brand recognition and exposure through strategic outdoor advertising placements. They are proud to guide clients and agency partners in providing the best outdoor media mix available to meet their budgets and strategic goals.
VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired is a nonprofit rehabilitation and social service organization whose purpose is to develop and implement programs to 1) Assist people of all ages who are blind or visually impaired to lead independent and active lives in their homes and communities and 2) Educate the public to understand the capabilities and needs of people who are blind or visually impaired so that they may be integrated into all aspects of community life.
The mission of the Westchester Alphas Educational Foundation is to provide information and access to educational opportunities, and scholarships and financial assistance to graduating young men of color in Westchester County, who are heading to accredited two or four-year colleges and universities.
Spiral Giving inspires young people to learn about giving and nonprofits beyond the occasional service project. To-date, the organization has awarded grants to numerous local organizations and taught dozens of high school students about the need to give back.
The Legal Aid Society of Westchester County is a criminal defense law firm that provides criminal defense services to individuals charged with felonies within Westchester County who cannot afford to retain counsel. The Society is 100% funded by State and County funds.
In existence for over 25 years, Maier Markey & Justic LLP is a leading Certified Public Accounting (CPA) firm. Maier Markey & Justic is the Auditing and Taxation arm of M Group Consulting LLC, one of the largest independent financial service firms in the tri-state area. With locations in Westchester County and Manhattan, Maier Markey & Justic provides services to clients in a number of diverse industries, with concentrations in Healthcare (including Dialysis and Ambulatory Surgery Centers), Not-for-Profit, Real Estate, Advertising/Marketing, Professional Services, Manufacturing and Wholesale Distribution.
For over 80 years, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management has worked with individuals, families, businesses and institutions to deliver services and solutions that help build, preserve and manage wealth. "We are delighted to be a sponsor for Nonprofit Westchester," said Christian A. Templeman, Associate Vice President, Financial Advisor and Corporate Retirement Director, with Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. "I have been working with nonprofits in Westchester for over 26 years, and look forward to helping this important organization grow."
The mission of LMCTV is to strengthen our community by providing the supportive environment and facilities necessary to encourage freedom of speech, public dialogue and artistic expression that reflect the diverse interests and needs of the Larchmont-Mamaroneck Community.
Through customizable solutions, Chase's nonprofit specialists are uniquely equipped to help support your institution’s specific mission, minimize operational risks and streamline your overall operation. Their dedicated team of nonprofit specialists can review your financial approach to day-to-day operations, customizing solutions that will continue to optimize your cash flow in ways that support and sustain your organization’s specific mission.
The Boys & Girls Club of Mount Vernon develops today’s youth into tomorrow’s leaders. Their goal is to have every Club Member be on path to graduate from high school with a viable plan for their future.
The Kunhardt Film Foundation is a not-for-profit educational media company that produces documentary films, interviews and teaching tools about the people and ideas that shape our world. KFF was established by a family of filmmakers with a mission to put high quality educational programs, raw interviews and teaching tools into the hands of the public and into schools.
The Youth Community Outreach Program (Y-COP) was founded in 1990 by Allen Ayers, former Detective of the Mount Vernon Police Department. His goal was to foster a positive relationship between youth and police by offering activities that build children’s self-esteem. Y-COP programs included a competitive cheerleading squad, basketball league, job skill workshops, peer-to-peer mediation, and college preparation, just to name a few.
Formed to address the needs and problems common to libraries of similar size and location and the creation of a larger forum for all librarians to meet together once or twice a year. Conference workshops offered address the changes in brought on by technology. The inclusion of school, academic, and special libraries has allowed WLA to consider a wide array of library issues relevant to its membership.
The Hudson River Museum is a preeminent cultural institution in Westchester County and the New York metropolitan area. Situated on the banks of the Hudson River in Yonkers, New York, the HRM’s mission is to engage, inspire, and connect diverse communities through the power of the arts, sciences, and history.
Taylor Black offers IT consulting services as a strategic partner for nonprofits and small businesses, including strategy, marketing, organization, operations, information technology, digital transformation, transformations, and sustainability for area companies. "We are delighted to be a sponsor for Nonprofit Westchester," said Ralph Castro, Principal/Owner, Taylor Black Consulting, LLC. "I have enjoyed working with nonprofits in Westchester for many years and look forward to helping NPW to expand their membership and positive influence in the months and years ahead."
The JCK Foundation helps students find new ways of connecting and building community to prevent mental illness and improve emotional wellness and resilience.
The Event Department provides planning services for a range of nonprofit events including: galas, friend-raisers, cocktail parties, walk-a-thons, and golf outings. It sometimes takes a new set of eyes to see how to really take things to the next level. They are known for bringing fresh ideas and appealing fund generators while maintaining the well-received aspects of the event.
Cadge Productions is a full-service photography & video production company with a 20 year history of producing award-winning work. They produce commercials, fundraising, recruitment, & marketing videos.
100 Donors provides men the opportunity to have a larger positive impact on their community as a group through planned annual collective philanthropic giving.
Bethel Homes & Services is a leader in health care, housing and retirement services for seniors.
Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle offers a safe place to learn and grow through life-enhancing programs and character-development experiences.
Eliot Kaplan Coaching provides career coaching services to mid-career professionals and those just starting out.
Erica Winter LLC. is an ethics training and harassment prevention consulting firm.
Inspiria Outdoor delivers exceptional value in the delivery of strategic outdoor advertising placements locally, regionally and nationally.
Make the Road New York builds the power of Latino and working-class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education and survival services.
The Matthew Wallace Foundation is a philanthropic organization founded in 2014 as a living memorial to perpetuate the memory and philosophy of Matthew Wallace through community programs and educational scholarships for children and women in need.
The Mount Kisco Child Care Center provides high-quality, affordable care and early education to a diverse group of children in a safe, healthy environment through innovative and developmentally appropriate programming.
New Rochelle Day Nursery is a daycare center that maintains an inclusive and respectful setting for multiculturalism and diversity in its programs.
STEM Alliance of Larchmont-Mamaroneck is a grass-roots organization dedicated to enhancing K-12 STEM education and enrichment initiatives to benefit students, parents and educators in the schools and community.
The ABLEities Foundation provides cutting edge, evidence-based, and one-of-a-kind services for children who are on the Autism spectrum and also have hearing loss.
The New Millennium Community Development Corporation, Inc., established to revitalize the physical, economic and cultural conditions of depressed communities by creating affordable housing opportunities and supportive programs.
Dorf & Nelson LLP serve many corporations, entrepreneurs, family businesses and successful companies as both legal counsel and trusted advisor. Their diverse practice groups bring a comprehensive perspective to our clients’ legal and business matters. It is this strength and their firm’s philosophy – to probe for innovative solutions beyond the obvious legal or business answer – that have proven to be so successful for their clients both in the courtroom and across the negotiating table.