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August 31, 2015

Mayor's Office Launches Redesigned Website Devoted to New York City's Nonprofit Organizations

August 25, 2015

One-stop shop for nonprofit organizations to get the help they need and build capacity to deliver quality services to New Yorkers

NEW YORK—The Mayor’s Office of Contract Services, Mayor’s Office of Operations and NYC Service worked together to redesign – and today relaunch – to better support nonprofits. This comprehensive site provides information and referrals to assist nonprofits to improve their management practices and helps startup visionaries effectively navigate the requirements for a successful nonprofit. The City is providing a one-stop shop for nonprofit organizations to get the help they need and build capacity to change the world and deliver quality services to New Yorkers. 

“Nonprofits are a key part of so many different missions to help and serve others, and the nonprofit community is essential to the fabric of our city. This redesigned one-stop shop will make it easier for our city’s nonprofits to get off the ground, get access to funding opportunities, and get even better at serving New Yorkers,” said Mayor Bill de Blasio.

The nonprofit staff and board members visiting this website will find great examples, tools and information to create effective internal controls, good financial oversight, and engaged board governance. Nonprofits can easily access funding opportunities through the City’s HHS Accelerator system as well as federal, state, and other city sources through this site. will answer nonprofit boards’ and staffs’ frequently asked questions about how to start a nonprofit, how to get funding from NYC, and how to get assistance navigating the contracting process.


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